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  • 22nd ‘Army Para Games-2019’ Concluded

    30th December 2019 08:00:53 Hours

    22nd ‘Army Para Games-2019’ Concluded

    The formal closing ceremony of the 22nd ‘Army Para Games-2019’, the annual exhibition of sports talents of some 700 differently able War Heroes of the Army came to a draw at Sugathadsa Sports Stadium this evening (29) with pomp and pageantry. Secretary to the Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs, Mr K.D.S Ruwanchandra at the invitation of the Commander of the Army.....

  • Mega Island-wide Beach Cleaning Project Gets Underway with Commander's Initiative

    29th December 2019 11:57:59 Hours

    Mega Island-wide Beach Cleaning Project Gets Underway with Commander's Initiative

    An island-wide beach clean-up project, organized by the Sri Lanka Army as one of its core Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) projects in close coordination with the Marine Environmental Protection Authority (MEPA) that relates to the National Coastal and Marine Resources Conservation....

  • Over 700 Differently-Able Army Athletes Set to Showcase Exceptional Talents

    27th December 2019 16:07:04 Hours

    Over 700 Differently-Able Army Athletes Set to Showcase Exceptional Talents

    The 22nd Army Para Games which showcase athletic talents of 700 plus differently-able servicemen of eleven Army regiments was ceremonially inaugurated this morning (27) at Sugathadasa stadium during a brief ceremony, graced by the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva as the Chief Guest.

  • Merry Christmas & Season’s Compliments !

    24th December 2019 21:01:23 Hours

    Merry Christmas & Season’s Compliments !

    Commander of the Army and All Ranks in the Army attaching greater significance to the religious phenomenon extend greetings and wish Dreams, Goals and Objectives of all Sri Lankans be met with success and enjoy Christmas spirits in its true meaning as the country stands together with Christians here and across the globe during Christmas !

  • Mega 'Thuru Mithuru Nawa Ratak' Green Project Inaugurated to Cover All Island-wide Formations

    23rd December 2019 09:20:19 Hours

    Mega 'Thuru Mithuru Nawa Ratak' Green Project Inaugurated to Cover All Island-wide Formations

    Sri Lanka Army, adding one more lead to the national drive for afforestation and beautification of the country, coincident with the government’s environment-friendly Green Project concept to plant trees and establish urban forests, green paths, green roofs and agro-forestry systems in order to increase national forest cover in urban and semi-urban areas and beautify the country inaugurated its mega ‘ Thuru Mithuru Nawa Ratak' project...

  • Newly Groomed 321 SLMA-Undergraduates Join the Army to Serve Motherland

    21st December 2019 17:00:27 Hours

    Newly Groomed 321 SLMA-Undergraduates Join the Army to Serve Motherland

    Hon Prime Minister, Mahinda Rajapaksa adding historic memories to the Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA) at Diyatalawa at the invitation of the Ministry of Defence and Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Commander of the Army, on Saturday (21) graced the Passing Out Parade (PoP) of 321 Cadet Officers adding dignity and splendour to the day’s event.

  • Indian Navy Chief on Goodwill Tour Calls on Commander of the Army

    19th December 2019 15:44:23 Hours

    Indian Navy Chief on Goodwill Tour Calls on Commander of the Army

    The Chief of Naval Staff of the Indian Navy, Admiral Karambir Singh PVSM, AVSM, ADC, now in Sri Lanka on a four-day goodwill visit called at the Army Headquarters at Sri Jayawardenepura this morning (19) and extended courtesies to the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva.

  • Exceptional ASVU Project Collects 330 Disabled War Heroes & Provides Exclusive Treat to Them

    17th December 2019 11:56:46 Hours

    Exceptional ASVU Project Collects 330 Disabled War Heroes & Provides Exclusive Treat to Them

    An Army Seva Vanitha project of exceptional nature that would enormously help some 330 wounded War Heroes relieve of their monotony of everyday life in respective Army wellness resorts, including 'Mihindu Seth Medura', 'Abhimansala 1, 2, 3' Ragama 'Ranaviru Sevana' and HQ Battalions got underway in Colombo after entertaining all of them to a popular film at Regal Cinema Theater..

  • Commander Extends Mammoth Welcome for SAG Army Medalists at Army HQ

    13th December 2019 21:01:43 Hours

    Commander Extends Mammoth Welcome for SAG Army Medalists at Army HQ

    In an unprecedented warm and mega gesture, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Commander of the Army this morning (13) showing his appreciation and regard to the achievers in the just-concluded South Asian Games - 2019 (SAG) threw a hearty welcome to them at the new Army HQ after conducting all of them to his office in a procession, the first-ever such welcome parade, extended to a group of sportsmen inside the new complex.

  • Four-digit Number Jaffna's Tri Service & Police Personnel Lend Warm Welcome to Secy Defence

    12th December 2019 23:39:44 Hours

    Four-digit Number Jaffna's Tri Service & Police Personnel Lend Warm Welcome to Secy Defence

    Thousands of tri service troops serving in the Jaffna peninsula lent a warm welcome to Major General (Retd) Kamal Gunarathne, Secretary to the Ministry of Defence when he upon assumption of his new office arrived at the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna for the first time on Thursday (12) to be honoured in a Guard Turnout and a Guard of Honour in conformity with military traditions.