15th May 2019 22:56:28 Hours
The newly-appointed High Commissioner of Australia for Sri Lanka, His Excellency David Holly on Monday (13) paid a courtesy call on Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army and shared views on several matters of bilateral relevance.
10th May 2019 16:46:35 Hours
Directorate of Army Quartering and Real Estate at the Army Headquarters expanding its attention towards providing more and more accommodation facilities wants to put up a six-storied building, consists of 20 apartments for married Officers at Manning Town, most of who are serving the western province or those serving different appointments at.....
07th May 2019 14:18:21 Hours
Defence Secretary General (Retd) Shantha Kottegoda and tri-service Chiefs in a common appeal assures that security measures have been intensified and all necessary steps have been kept in place to ensure full security to all the people.
05th May 2019 06:59:38 Hours
A joint federation of several Muslim organizations, Sri Lanka Muslim Civil Society (SLMCS), together with a representative gathering of Buddhist, Catholic, Hindu and Islamic clergy, Security Force chiefs, Officers and leading civil activists, Saturday (4) morning staged a three-hour long 'Solidarity Peace Vigil' at Independence Square, Colombo 7 and vehemently condemned unequivocally the brutal, barbaric acts of killing and injuring innocent people...
03rd May 2019 17:23:27 Hours
Rt Hon Ben Wallace (MP), Minister of State for Security and Economic Crime in the British Government, together with a delegation met the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake this morning (3) at the Army Headquarters and shared views on the current security concerns and management of security issues.
02nd May 2019 22:39:30 Hours
Extensive cordon and search operations of the Army and sister services across the country with assistance of the Police are continuing in search of terrorists, hideouts, explosives, weapons and other warlike items as of Thursday (2) evening with deployment of more and more troops as required.
01st May 2019 17:14:08 Hours
Army troops across the country while focusing their attention largely on Muslim-dominated concentrations during their intensified search and clear operations conducted in the past 12 hours in close coordination with sister services and Policemen succeeded in arresting several suspects and recovering a large cache of arms, ammunition, explosives, detonators, swords, det chords, gelignite sticks, warlike items and a detailed map of the ancient Seruwawila Buddhist temple...
30th April 2019 19:28:13 Hours
With establishment of the Overall Operations Command (OOC) on Monday (29) evening, security operations, being conducted by all Army, Navy, Air Force troops and Police areas within the Western Province and Puttalam District came under the OOC for operational purposes, as additional troops with sister services and the Police in the past 24 hours intensified their emergency search and clear operations under the command of the OOC...
29th April 2019 19:15:59 Hours
The Army Headquarters Monday (29) evening announced that all Army, Navy, Air Force and Police areas within the Western Province and Puttalam District have been placed under command to the Overall Operational Command - Colombo for operational purposes with immediate effect. Major General Sathyapriya Liyanage, Commander, Security Forces - West functions as the Overall Operational Commander in the establishment.
26th April 2019 21:24:46 Hours
Island-wide Army troops, together with Policemen, Navy and Air Force troops in a bid to stem fanatical terrorist extremism and restore normalcy in the country after Tri-Services were vested with required provisions with enforcement of Emergency Regulations are currently engaged in a variety of security operations with special focus on most vulnerable areas and places in Colombo and elsewhere.