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  • 'Thripitakabhivandana' Special Project at Panagoda Draws Hundreds

    22nd March 2019 17:17:43 Hours

    'Thripitakabhivandana' Special Project at Panagoda Draws Hundreds

    Hundreds of Officers and Other Rankers serving the Army Headquarters and all formations in the Western Province this morning (22) participated in a mammoth 'Thripitakabhivandana' religious programme, held at Panagoda Sri Bodhirajaramaya Army Temple premises, organized by the Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ-West) and the Army Buddhist Association on the directions of the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake.

  • Army Engineers Gift 4-Storied Kidney Care Centre to Anuradhapura CKD Patients

    21st March 2019 17:09:03 Hours

    Army Engineers Gift 4-Storied Kidney Care Centre to Anuradhapura CKD Patients

    More than 200 professionally and technically qualified Army Engineers of the 2 Corps of Engineer Services (CES), supported by fellow Navy and Air Force troops on Medin Full Moon Poya Day (20), bestowed the ‘Methsiri Sewana’, the 4-storied ‘Care, Welfare & Research’ Centre upon hundreds of kidney patients suffering in the North Central Province during a ceremonial opening, presided by HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, flanked by the Governor, Ministers, Commanders of the Army and the Navy.

  • Hallala Villagers Pay Tribute to War Heroes

    18th March 2019 18:44:08 Hours

    Hallala Villagers Pay Tribute to War Heroes

    To coincide with ongoing ‘Ranaviru Uttama Pranama’ commemorative period, grateful villagers in Hallala, off Weligama in the south, together with monks, students and representatives of affected Army families recalled invaluable memories of fallen Army War Heroes and invoked blessings on the Army during a ‘Ashirwada & Anusmarana Pinkama’ (blessing & merit transferring act) at Hallala Sri Bodhirukkarama Purana Viharaya on Sunday (17).

  • Army De-mining Project Leaders Get Copy of National Mine Action Strategy 2016-2020

    17th March 2019 22:34:00 Hours

    Army De-mining Project Leaders Get Copy of National Mine Action Strategy 2016-2020

    The National Mine Action Strategy Plan 2016-2020 for Sri Lanka was officially inducted jointly by the Secretary to the Ministry of National Policies, Economic Affairs, Resettlement & Rehabilitation, Northern Province Development, Vocational Training & Skill Development and Youth Affairs during a brief ceremony at Hotel Cinnamon Lakeside, Colombo on Thursday (13).

  • Auditor General Briefs Army Officers on Government’s New National Audit Act & Its Provisions

    14th March 2019 18:43:14 Hours

    Auditor General Briefs Army Officers on Government’s New National Audit Act & Its Provisions

    Financial Management Branch of the Army Headquarters, in what could be considered as a move towards to improve professional knowledge of Senior Officers on financial management and introduce the new national Audit Act, organized a full-day workshop at Sri Lanka Armoured Corps Regimental Headquarters on Wednesday (13).

  • Commander Awards Achievers in BP & BSW Competition in Jaffna

    13th March 2019 17:31:14 Hours

    Commander Awards Achievers in BP & BSW Competition in Jaffna

    The finals in the Inter Battalion, Platoon and Battalion Support Weapons (BP & BSW) competition & the award ceremony of the ‘Paces’ & Obstacle Crossing Competitions - 2019 of the Security Forces in - Jaffna got underway at the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) premises in the presence of Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army on Monday (11) as the....

  • “Army Ready to Deal with Drug Dealers, Distributors & Addicts” - Commander

    08th March 2019 15:56:42 Hours

    “Army Ready to Deal with Drug Dealers, Distributors & Addicts” - Commander

    “Once legal provisions would give coverage to us as envisaged, the Army is ready to apprehend peddlers of narcotics, distributors and addicts, launching operations with other law enforcement authorities, identical to how we finished off LTTE terrorism ten years ago,” so said Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army this morning (8) during a Media conference, held at Kollupitiya Media Centre of the Ministry of Defence, presided by the Chief of Defence Staff and flanked by tri-service Commanders.

  • “Army Ready to Offer Stadium Facilities for Budding Sportsmen” - Commander

    07th March 2019 16:25:19 Hours

    “Army Ready to Offer Stadium Facilities for Budding Sportsmen” - Commander

    The Army, broadening its horizons in the field of sports further is to showcase its badminton skills in a mammoth Championship tournament, ‘Defenders’ Open Badminton Championship - 2019’, scheduled to be held for the first time during 2 - 8 April, 2019 at Panagoda Indoor Stadium inside the Army Cantonment, organized by the Army Badminton Committee.

  • ‘Ranaviru Commemoration’ Period Formally Begins

    05th March 2019 21:56:13 Hours

     ‘Ranaviru Commemoration’ Period Formally Begins

    The launch of the ‘Ranaviru Flag’ sale, prior to the commencement of the forthcoming War Heroes’ Commemoration Month - 2019 took place this morning (5) by pinning the first flag on HE the President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s Secretariat.

  • 'Spectrum 19' Photographic Exhibition at DSC Opened at College Premises

    03rd March 2019 23:13:16 Hours

    'Spectrum 19' Photographic Exhibition at DSC Opened at College Premises

    'Spectrum 19', the photographic exhibition organized by the Photography Society of the students at Defence Services College (DSC) in Colombo 2 was ceremonially opened by the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake as the Chief Guest on Friday (1) and gave away appreciative certificates to the participants.