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  • Service Providers in Worst-Hit Times Felicitated

    12th February 2018 19:36:07 Hours

    Service Providers in Worst-Hit Times Felicitated

    The highest-ranking trio in the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, Major General Amal Karunasekara, Chief of Staff and Major General Dampath Fernando, Deputy Chief of Staff Monday (12) afternoon were on the same stage at the Army Headquarters, in a fitting ceremony of rare nature, to award laurels and felicitate a selected group of 60 Army personnel who toiled tirelessly during the times of most recent national catastrophes, natural disasters and man-made emergencies.

  • SFHQ-J Extends Helping Hand Further & Opens KKS-Point Pedro Road for Public Transport

    06th February 2018 19:11:40 Hours

    SFHQ-J Extends Helping Hand Further & Opens KKS-Point Pedro Road for Public Transport

    Adding one more historic moment to the ongoing process of reconciliation, ethnic harmony and infrastructure development in the North, Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J), amidst cheers of civilians re-opened the main road patch that runs between Kankesanthurai (KKS) - and Point Pedro (PPD) along the AB - 21 road in the peninsula for public transport this morning (6) after absence of 28 years.

  • Mother Sri Lanka’s 70th National Independence Day Commemorated on Grand Scale

    04th February 2018 13:41:46 Hours

    Mother Sri Lanka’s 70th National Independence Day Commemorated on Grand Scale

    Mother Sri Lanka entered a new era of peace and prosperity on Saturday (4), commemorating her 70th National Independence Day under the theme, ‘One Nation’ in a simple, yet dignified ceremony at the Galle Face Green coloured around 160 Officers and 3638 Other Ranks of the Army under the leadership of Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army.

  • Troops Give Lead to Hingurakgoda 'Chandana Pokuna' Tank Clearing & Renovation

    01st February 2018 17:30:23 Hours

    Troops Give Lead to Hingurakgoda 'Chandana Pokuna' Tank Clearing & Renovation

    More than 200 members of the Army, together with Civil Security Department personnel under the ‘Pibidemu Polonnaruwa’ project on Wednesday (31) began clearing and renovating one of the most vital irrigational tanks, called the 'Chandana Pokuna' in the general area of Hingurakgoda, Minneriya in response to a public appeal.

  • ‘Ride with Pride’ Cycling for Healthy Nation Kicks Off at Battaramulla

    31st January 2018 17:26:06 Hours

    ‘Ride with Pride’ Cycling for Healthy Nation Kicks Off at Battaramulla

    Sri Lanka Army’s one more leading project, ‘Ride with Pride’ Army cycling tour with hundreds of Army and civil cyclists, kicked off for the first time in the Army’s history Wednesday (31) morning from the War Heroes’ monument at Battaramulla. Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army who also took part in the cycle ride flagged off the event amidst cheers.

  • Commander Lays Cornerstone for Proposed Administrative Complex at RHQ SF

    30th January 2018 05:58:27 Hours

    Commander Lays Cornerstone for Proposed Administrative Complex at RHQ SF

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army on Monday (29) during a formal visit to the Special Forces (SF) Regimental Headquarters in Naula, Dambulla opened the newly-built Corporals' Club building and laid the foundation-stone for erection of the proposed new SF Regimental Headquarters office complex.

  • Gajaba Volleyballers & Women’s Corps Team Emerge Champions in Inter Regiment Tournament

    28th January 2018 23:22:57 Hours

    Gajaba Volleyballers & Women’s Corps Team Emerge Champions in Inter Regiment Tournament

    Amid a large gathering of Army sports-lovers, curtains came down on the annual ‘Inter Regiment Volleyball Championship - 2017’ tournament of the Army Sunday (28) evening at the National Youth Council Indoor Courts at Maharagama. Both Army Men’s and Women’s teams competed in the Inter Regiment Volleyball Championship - 2017 tournament, organized by the Sri Lanka Army Volleyball Association.

  • HAHN Project's 'Thrupthimath Hamuda Jeevithayak' Copy Presented to Commander

    26th January 2018 17:06:28 Hours

    HAHN Project's 'Thrupthimath Hamuda Jeevithayak' Copy Presented to Commander

    Colonel (Dr) R.M.M Monaragala, Consultant Psychiatrist at Colombo Army Hospital and Deputy Director in Directorate of Preventive and Mental Health Services of the Army met Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army at the Army Headquarters and presented the first copy of the book, 'Thrupthimath Hamuda Jeevithayak' (A Contended Army Life), authored by him for the benefit of Army personnel.

  • Sri Lanka Artillery Troops Accord Guard of Honour to Visiting Prime Minister of Singapore

    23rd January 2018 14:38:44 Hours

    Sri Lanka Artillery Troops Accord Guard of Honour to Visiting Prime Minister of Singapore

    Sri Lanka Army troops as has been the practice on many state receptions and functions, presented a colourful Guard of Honour salute to the visiting Prime Minister of Singapore, Mr Lee Hsien Loong at the Presidential Secretariat premises Tuesday (23) during the formal state reception, hosted by HE the President, Maithripala Sirisena.

  • Disabled War Heroes Qualify in NVQ & Take Up New Vocations

    20th January 2018 11:07:02 Hours

    Disabled War Heroes Qualify in NVQ & Take Up New Vocations

    In what could be described as one of the most rare phenomenal occurrences in any known Army, a group of more than 171 differently-able Army War Heroes upon successful completion of training in specific vocations to qualify for the well-recognized National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) standards received their certificates Friday (19) evening in a glittering ceremony, headed by Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army ...........