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  • Commander Awards Achievers in BP & BSW Competition in Jaffna

    13th March 2019 17:31:14 Hours

    Commander Awards Achievers in BP & BSW Competition in Jaffna

    The finals in the Inter Battalion, Platoon and Battalion Support Weapons (BP & BSW) competition & the award ceremony of the ‘Paces’ & Obstacle Crossing Competitions - 2019 of the Security Forces in - Jaffna got underway at the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) premises in the presence of Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army on Monday (11) as the....

  • “Army Ready to Deal with Drug Dealers, Distributors & Addicts” - Commander

    08th March 2019 15:56:42 Hours

    “Army Ready to Deal with Drug Dealers, Distributors & Addicts” - Commander

    “Once legal provisions would give coverage to us as envisaged, the Army is ready to apprehend peddlers of narcotics, distributors and addicts, launching operations with other law enforcement authorities, identical to how we finished off LTTE terrorism ten years ago,” so said Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army this morning (8) during a Media conference, held at Kollupitiya Media Centre of the Ministry of Defence, presided by the Chief of Defence Staff and flanked by tri-service Commanders.

  • “Army Ready to Offer Stadium Facilities for Budding Sportsmen” - Commander

    07th March 2019 16:25:19 Hours

    “Army Ready to Offer Stadium Facilities for Budding Sportsmen” - Commander

    The Army, broadening its horizons in the field of sports further is to showcase its badminton skills in a mammoth Championship tournament, ‘Defenders’ Open Badminton Championship - 2019’, scheduled to be held for the first time during 2 - 8 April, 2019 at Panagoda Indoor Stadium inside the Army Cantonment, organized by the Army Badminton Committee.

  • ‘Ranaviru Commemoration’ Period Formally Begins

    05th March 2019 21:56:13 Hours

     ‘Ranaviru Commemoration’ Period Formally Begins

    The launch of the ‘Ranaviru Flag’ sale, prior to the commencement of the forthcoming War Heroes’ Commemoration Month - 2019 took place this morning (5) by pinning the first flag on HE the President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s Secretariat.

  • 'Spectrum 19' Photographic Exhibition at DSC Opened at College Premises

    03rd March 2019 23:13:16 Hours

    'Spectrum 19' Photographic Exhibition at DSC Opened at College Premises

    'Spectrum 19', the photographic exhibition organized by the Photography Society of the students at Defence Services College (DSC) in Colombo 2 was ceremonially opened by the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake as the Chief Guest on Friday (1) and gave away appreciative certificates to the participants.

  • 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.