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  • New Australian High Commissioner Meets Army Chief

    15th May 2019 22:56:28 Hours

    New Australian High Commissioner Meets Army Chief

    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.

  • New 6-Storied Offrs' Married Quarters to Come up at Manning Town Housing Complex

    10th May 2019 16:46:35 Hours

    New 6-Storied Offrs' Married Quarters to Come up at Manning Town Housing Complex

    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.....

  • Secy Defence, Tri-Service & Police Chiefs Assure Full Security to All

    07th May 2019 14:18:21 Hours

    Secy Defence, Tri-Service & Police Chiefs Assure Full Security to All

    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.

  • Muslim Civil Society Activists Vehemently & Unequivocally Condemn Brutal Terrorist Attacks & Express Solidarity

    05th May 2019 06:59:38 Hours

    Muslim Civil Society Activists Vehemently & Unequivocally Condemn Brutal Terrorist Attacks & Express Solidarity

    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...

  • British Minister of State for Security & Economic Crime Meets Commander at Army HQ

    03rd May 2019 17:23:27 Hours

    British Minister of State for Security & Economic Crime Meets Commander at Army HQ

    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.

  • NTJ T-Shirts, Bank Slips & Mysterious Blood Collecting Syringes among Recoveries in Past 24 Hours

    02nd May 2019 22:39:30 Hours

    NTJ T-Shirts, Bank Slips & Mysterious Blood Collecting Syringes among Recoveries in Past 24 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.

  • East & West Troops Find Record Stocks of Weapons, Explosives from Eravur, Sammanthurai, Wan Ela, Serunuwara & Kotiyakumbura

    01st May 2019 17:14:08 Hours

    East & West Troops Find Record Stocks of Weapons, Explosives from Eravur, Sammanthurai,  Wan Ela, Serunuwara & Kotiyakumbura

    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...

  • Strengthened Security Brings Normalcy Fast: Annual Feast in Batticaloa Held

    30th April 2019 19:28:13 Hours

    Strengthened Security Brings Normalcy Fast: Annual Feast in Batticaloa Held

    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...

  • Overall Operational Command, Colombo Established with Immediate Effect

    29th April 2019 19:15:59 Hours

    Overall Operational Command, Colombo Established with Immediate Effect

    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.

  • Island-Wide Army Operations on in Full Swing

    26th April 2019 21:24:46 Hours

    Island-Wide Army Operations on in Full Swing

    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.