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  • Russian MoD Delegation Pledges Technical Assistance to the Army Fleet

    27th February 2019 18:56:44 Hours

    Russian MoD Delegation Pledges Technical Assistance to the Army Fleet

    A high-level Russian Ministry of Defence (MoD) delegation, led by HE Mr Yuri Borisovich Matter, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Sri Lanka and the Republic of Maldives called on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake this morning (27) at the Army Headquarters and pledged their technical assistance for refurbishment and repair of the existing fleet among armed forces of Sri Lanka.

  • Army Commitment & Discipline Comes in for Praise at Inauguration of Mammoth CKD Centre

    25th February 2019 21:01:56 Hours

    Army Commitment & Discipline Comes in for Praise at Inauguration of Mammoth CKD Centre

    Presidential Task Force for Chronic Kidney Diseases (CKDs) - initiated and the Army-erected 7-storied state-of-the-art ‘Dr Thilak Abeysekera Kidney Treatment & Concessionary Centre’ in the Kandy Teaching Hospital premises was vested in CKD patients on Monday (25) during a mammoth ceremony, presided by HE the President, Maithripala Sirisena, the pioneering architect of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) for CKDs.

  • Commander Sets Example Initiating 'Dengue & Drug Prevention' Drives in his Erstwhile Residential Area

    24th February 2019 19:49:34 Hours

    Commander Sets Example Initiating 'Dengue & Drug Prevention' Drives in his Erstwhile Residential Area

    Setting a good example by practice for others to follow and creating an awareness of the need to keep environment clean, neat and tidy in one's own residential areas, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army together with a 100-strong group of soldiers and an equal number of residents in Kaduruduwa hamlet, off Panadura-Moratuwa old road where the Commander resided earlier, launched a massive clean-up project on Sunday (24) morning to curb any future recurrence of Dengue epidemic in that wetland area, coupled with educative programmes on Drug Prevention and Health promotion

  • Valiant GR War Heroes, Now Disabled & Cared for Life Get New Therapeutic Swimming Pool in Senapura

    24th February 2019 05:57:07 Hours

    Valiant GR War Heroes, Now Disabled & Cared for Life Get New Therapeutic Swimming Pool in Senapura

    Dozens of Gajaba Regiment (GR) War Heroes who suffered permanent injuries and turned differently able, yet receiving rehabilitation and recuperation under the care of the Headquarter Battalion (HQBN) camp of the Gajaba Regiment in Senapura on Saturday (23) were the beneficiaries of a state-of-the-art new therapeutic Swimming Pool that remained a long-felt medical requirement for....

  • Impressed Commander Wants CRD to Begin Mass Production for Tri-Services

    20th February 2019 17:33:38 Hours

    Impressed Commander Wants CRD to Begin Mass Production for Tri-Services

    Ministry of Defence - managed thinktank for production of security-related innovative military arsenal, new technical products and all other accessories, the Centre for Research and Development (CRD) at Pitipana, Homagama, this morning (20) extended a warm welcome to Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army when he called at the location to have firsthand experience.

  • CISM Day Run Begins with CDS & Tri Service Commanders

    18th February 2019 15:55:21 Hours

    CISM Day Run Begins with CDS & Tri Service Commanders

    The CISM Day Run in Sri Lanka in parallel with the global occurrence of the event got underway in Colombo this morning (18) as per guidelines given by the International Military Sports Council which is instrumental in holding it world-wide. Attended by Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, Chief of Defence Staff, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva, Commander of the Navy, Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathi, Commander of the Air Force, it was flagged off at Lighthouse premises and walked up to Galle Face and returned along the same route.

  • Commander’s Alma Mater Honours Him Inviting for a Lecture

    15th February 2019 16:25:32 Hours

    Commander’s Alma Mater Honours Him Inviting for a Lecture

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army walking down memory lane went to his alma mater, Colombo Ananda College this morning (15) at the request of the Principal and enlightened the student community on ‘Leadership’ and how targets could be achieved.

  • Commander Salutes Lions' Bravery & Selfless Sacrifices Visiting Ambepussa Sinha Regiment Hqrs

    14th February 2019 10:28:46 Hours

    Commander Salutes Lions' Bravery & Selfless Sacrifices Visiting Ambepussa Sinha Regiment Hqrs

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army at the invitation of the Colonel of the Regiment, Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) visited the SLSR Regimental Headquarters (RHQ) at Ambepussa on Wednesday (13) and took part in a string of inaugural ceremonies and projects before he addressed the SLSR troops.

  • Nation Bids Farewell to Fearless Two Sri Lankan Peacekeepers

    07th February 2019 16:08:32 Hours

    Nation Bids Farewell to Fearless Two Sri Lankan Peacekeepers

    The Nation as dusk fell on Thursday (7) evening bade farewell to two fearless Sri Lankan sons of the soil who at the risk of their precious lives braved to perform their overseas duties for world peace as UN peacekeepers in Mali. Amidst full military honours and a sea of mourners, including the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake and....

  • MINUSMA Force Commander Speaks High of SL Peacekeepers’ Discipline, Training & Confidence

    05th February 2019 19:35:06 Hours

    MINUSMA Force Commander Speaks High of SL Peacekeepers’ Discipline, Training & Confidence

    Mali-based Lieutenant General Dennis Gyllensporre, Force Commander of the UN Peacekeeping Mission, MINUSMA, who accompanied the remains of two late Sri Lankan Peacekeepers to Sri Lanka called on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake this morning (5) at the Army Headquarters.