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  • 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.

  • Nelum Pokuna Theatre Reverberated with Army Christmas Carols

    11th December 2019 14:28:08 Hours

    Nelum Pokuna Theatre Reverberated with Army Christmas Carols

    Amid reverberating melodies of seasonal music that reminds the world of the forthcoming Christmas spirits, the annual Christmas Carols, coordinated by the Army Christian Fellowship went on the boards at Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre on Tuesday evening (10) before a gathering of distinguished invitees.

  • “Military Service, Most Noble Profession, Not Indebted to the Motherland” - Secretary Defence

    09th December 2019 14:39:19 Hours

    “Military Service, Most Noble Profession, Not Indebted to the Motherland” - Secretary Defence

    Major General (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne, Secretary Defence during his maiden visit to the new Army Headquarters at Sri Jayewardenepura on Monday (9) morning, called upon all Army Officers to shoulder the responsibility of national security and ensure the safety for our entire nation as a huge task that lies ahead of them since military career is the most noble profession in the world.

  • DSCSC Honours Commander by Unveiling His Photo During Customary Lecture

    05th December 2019 19:44:21 Hours

    DSCSC Honours Commander by Unveiling His Photo During Customary Lecture

    The premier seat of advanced Defence studies, the Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC) at Sapugaskanda this morning (5) immortalized the incumbent Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva by decorating the College’s ‘Wall of Fame’ by unveiling a photo of the Commander of the Army.

  • Commander Extends Courtesies to New Prime Minister

    29th November 2019 20:45:51 Hours

    Commander Extends Courtesies to New Prime Minister

    Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Commander of the Army, Friday (29) evening made his first courtesy call on the newly-appointed Hon Mahinda Rajapaksa, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka and former President at his office in Colombo in accordance with age-old traditions in the Army.

  • Commander Inaugurates Army-Built 4-Storied NIIBS Facility Complex at Manelwatte

    25th November 2019 08:42:19 Hours

    Commander Inaugurates Army-Built 4-Storied NIIBS Facility Complex at Manelwatte

    Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva as the Chief Guest was invited to inaugurate the Army-built 4-storied new facility construction for lectures at Manelwatte Nagananda International Institute for Buddhist Studies (NIIBS) on Saturday (23) at the request of Ven Bodagama Chandima Nayake Thero....

  • HE the President Appoints New Ministers in Provisional Government

    22nd November 2019 17:54:05 Hours

    HE the President Appoints New Ministers in Provisional Government

    After HE Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the new President of Sri Lanka swore his elder brother, Hon Mahinda Rajapaksa into office as the 14th Prime Minister of the country in a historically unique ceremony on Thursday (21) at the Presidential Secretariat, HE the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa this morning (22) gave away letters of appointment to new Ministers in the.....

  • Hon Mahinda Rajapaksa Sworn in as New Prime Minister of Sri Lanka

    21st November 2019 18:51:06 Hours

    Hon Mahinda Rajapaksa Sworn in as New Prime Minister of Sri Lanka

    Hon Mahinda Rajapaksa, Leader of the Opposition and former President symbolizing the herald of a new people’s era for prosperity, reconciliation and development took reins this afternoon (21) as the new Prime Minister of Sri Lanka taking the oath of allegiance to the Constitution before the newly-elected HE Gotabaya Rajapaksa, President of the country during a simple but dignified ceremony at the Presidential Secretariat.

  • Sri Lanka’s 7th Executive President Assuring to Unify All under One Flag Takes Oath at Sacred ‘Ruwanweli Maha Seya’ Premises

    18th November 2019 17:54:59 Hours

    Sri Lanka’s 7th Executive President Assuring to Unify All under One Flag Takes Oath at Sacred ‘Ruwanweli Maha Seya’ Premises

    The historic swearing-in ceremony and the inauguration of the office of the 7th Executive President-elect of Sri Lanka, HE Gotabaya Rajapaksa who is also the new Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces took place this morning (18) in a charming manner at the sacred Ruwanweli Maha Seya ‘Salapathala Maluwa’ premises....