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  • Commander Meets Ragama ‘Ranaviru Sevana’ Inmates

    05th April 2018 11:42:14 Hours

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army taking time off from his hectic schedule paid a surprise visit to the Ragama ‘Ranaviru Sevana’ on the eve of the New Year on Thursday (5) where a total of 120 battlefield-affected War Heroes are recuperating and still under rehabilitation as residential inmates.

  • Commander Graces Inaugural Ceremony of Maiden Big Match of DSC

    04th April 2018 12:44:16 Hours

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army this morning (4) formally inaugurated the maiden cricket encounter (Big Match) between the Colombo Defence Services College (DSC) and the Homagama Mahinda Rajapaksa Vidyalaya teams at Colombo SSC grounds during a brief ceremony.

  • '10th Defence Services Games' Opened

    03rd April 2018 22:27:28 Hours

    The 10th ‘Defence Services Games (DSG) - 2018’ was officially declared open by Admiral Ravindra C Wijegunaratne, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) at the invitation of Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, President, Defence Services Sports Committee (DSSC) and Commander of the Army Tuesday (3) evening at Indoor sports Stadium in the Panagoda Army cantonment.

  • US PACOM Sergeant Major Enlightened on NCOs' Career Development

    03rd April 2018 16:19:21 Hours

    Sergeant Major Anthony Spadaro, the Command Senior Enlisted Leader (SEL) for US Pacific Command (PACOM), together with Sergeant First Class Kevin Sanetiez, Operations Non Commissioned Officers (NCOs), Master Sergeant Rachel Lackey, PACOM (SEL) Aide, Petty Officer First Class Eseosa Osemwota, Operations Coordinator and.....

  • More IDPs in Jaffna Get Housing Facilities

    30th March 2018 23:41:39 Hours

    The second phase of the ‘Nallinakkapuram’ Housing Complex which provides 25 new houses for one more segment of most deserving displaced families, still languishing in Jaffna-based welfare centres, was vested in the beneficiaries on Friday (30) during a simple ceremony at ‘Nallinakkapuram’ village in Jaffna.

  • Commander Discusses Vital Issues with Northern Chief Minister

    29th March 2018 21:06:47 Hours

    A meeting between Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Vignewswaran and the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake took place at the Chief Minister's Office in Nallur, Jaffna on Thursday (29).

  • Sri Lanka Signal Corps to Take Lead against Cyber Threats & IT- Commander of the Army

    28th March 2018 22:39:11 Hours

    A multifaceted showpiece of advanced Information Communication Technology (ICT) and the professionalism on cyber space the Sri Lanka Signal Corps (SLSC) of the Army possesses, will remain open to the world when the SLSC marks its 75th anniversary with a well-timed international symposium, themed, 'Cyber Space; Perpetual Battlefront for Future' and the mega 'Wave' ICT Exhibition at the BMICH premises during November 28-29.

  • Bangladesh Army Consults Its Sri Lankan Counterpart for Establishment of Own Women's Corps

    27th March 2018 16:46:00 Hours

    A five-member military delegation of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh with the intention of consulting the Sri Lanka Army on possible raising of their own exclusive Women's Corps in the Bangladesh Army is now in Sri Lanka on a fact finding mission. The delegation, comprised of.....

  • Commander Reviews Army's Contribution to National Vesak Festival in Bingiriya

    26th March 2018 23:07:34 Hours

    The Army's expertise in Engineering, Mechanical, Electrical and Construction fields will go into monumental memory once again when the new state-of-the art preaching hall (Dharmashalawa) and the adjoining administrative building at Devagiri Raja Maha Viharaya compound, built at a remarkably low cost are offered to the Buddhasasanaya on account of the forthcoming National Vesak Festival-2018, to be held at Bingiriya with full state patronage.

  • 22 Division Joins National Drive Distributing 6000 Saplings among Trincomalee Students

    26th March 2018 12:11:39 Hours

    Giving fresh impetus to the Army-pioneered ongoing 'Ranaviru Haritha Arana’ project in parallel with the government's mega 'Wanaropa' national drive, the east-based 22 Division Headquarters launching its own state-of-the art scheme, ‘Ranaviru Saviyen Haritha Ratak’ inaugurated the distribution of more than 6000 saplings of different species such as, Cashew, Jack, Kumbuk, Kohomba, Siyambala, Mahogani and Madan of environmental and economic value among on Sunday (25) during a ceremony.......