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  • ‘Thuruliya Wenuwen Api’ Gets Off Ground to Plant Trees along Southern Highway

    24th August 2018 06:10:31 Hours

    ‘Thuruliya Wenuwen Api’ Gets Off Ground to Plant Trees along Southern Highway

    A visionary combined project that appeals to environmentally-conscious public and nature-lovers took root on Thursday (23) with the active contribution of Sri Lanka Army troops and the support of the 'Derana' Media Network along the Kadawatha-Matara Highway for the first time in its recent history where trees are to be planted on both sideways of the 154 km long road.

  • Commander Surprises Attendees at Headquarters Battalion Get-Together

    23rd August 2018 14:48:38 Hours

    Commander Surprises Attendees at Headquarters Battalion Get-Together

    Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake on Wednesday (22) surprised the participants in the annual Get-Together of the Headquarters Battalion at the Army Headquarters by appearing before them at the Sappers' Leisure Bay at Mattegoda on the invitation of Lieutenant Colonel Pradeep Gamage, Commanding Officer - Headquarters Battalion.

  • MIR Immortalizes Its War Heroes Erecting a Monument

    21st August 2018 10:54:02 Hours

    MIR Immortalizes Its War Heroes Erecting a Monument

    Troops of the Mechanized Infantry Regiment (MIR) giving its due recognition to 1380 of their fallen War Heroes on Monday (20) immortalized their memory by erecting a state-of-the-art War Hero monument at the MIR Regimental Headquarters, Dambulla.

  • Gajaba Super Cross - 2018 Thrills Thousands at Saliyapura

    20th August 2018 08:26:25 Hours

    Gajaba Super Cross - 2018 Thrills Thousands at Saliyapura

    ‘Gajaba Super Cross - 2018,’ the much-awaited pet project of proud Keterians, Gajaba Regiment troops got off the ground along Gajaba Camp racing tracks at Saliyapura for the 18th consecutive time on Sunday (19) in the presence of a mammoth crowd of motor racing fans, drawn from all corners of the country.

  • Students of SLE War Heroes Given Incentives in Scholarship Programme

    15th August 2018 10:17:12 Hours

    Students of SLE War Heroes Given Incentives in Scholarship Programme

    Award of a total of 100 scholarships, offered by Brother Charles Thomas of the ‘Daham Pahana’ Organization to schooling children of fallen and disabled War Heroes of Sri Lanka Engineers’ Regiment (SLE) took place this evening (14) at SLE Regimental Headquarters in Panagoda before a distinguished gathering of invitees, headed by Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, Brother Charles Thomas and Mrs Chandrika Senanayake, President, Army Seva Vanitha Unit.

  • Tri-Service Singing Stars Get Their New Dream Houses

    14th August 2018 11:02:27 Hours

    Tri-Service Singing Stars Get Their New Dream Houses

    Lance Bombardier Sampath Sri Palansuriya of the Sri Lanka Artillery (SLA), the singing hero in the recent ‘Ranaviru Real Star Mission V’, together with 34 other finalists on Monday (13) received ownership deeds for their dream homes at Prabuddhagama in Madurawala, Horana during a grand ceremony, headed by HE the President Maithripala Sirisena.

  • Colombo SARCAS Sessions Draw to a Close

    10th August 2018 18:30:11 Hours

    Colombo SARCAS Sessions Draw to a Close

    The 6th South Asia’s Regional Civil Affairs Seminar - 2018 (SARCAS) that brought all military officers specialized in civil-military operations, humanitarian assistance professionals and disaster response practitioners in the Asian region drew to a close at Hotel Movenpick, Colombo 3 this afternoon (10) during a brief closing ceremony.

  • Army Embarks on Cultivation of More Than 135,000 Herbal Plants in All SFHQs

    09th August 2018 14:41:24 Hours

    Army Embarks on Cultivation of More Than 135,000 Herbal Plants in All SFHQs

    Sri Lanka Army on Thursday (9) morning during an inaugural ceremony at Viharamahadevi Park, headed by HE the President Maithripala Sirisena embarked on another mega nation-building project to plant more than 135,000 herbal saplings inside all island-wide Army formations in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Ayurvedic Drugs Corporation (SLADC).

  • Arrangements Ready for ‘Colombo Defence Seminar - 2018’ - Commander

    07th August 2018 18:27:30 Hours

    Arrangements Ready for ‘Colombo Defence Seminar - 2018’ - Commander

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army announcing arrangements in place for conduct of the Army’s forthcoming flagship event, ‘Colombo Defence Seminar - 2018’ during August 30 - 31 at BMICH opined that this interactive parley would provide an effective forum for all stakeholders attending the Seminar to understand that no Army in the world could single-handedly find any solutions unlike before since conflicts themselves are connected to a vast sphere of unprecedented nature.

  • Commander Underlines Importance of Collective Partnership for Disaster Management

    06th August 2018 18:23:42 Hours

    Commander Underlines Importance of Collective Partnership for Disaster Management

    The 6th South Asia’s Regional Civil Affairs Seminar - 2018 (SARCAS), aimed at bringing all military officers that specialize in civil-military operations, humanitarian assistance professionals and disaster response practitioners in the Asian region under one roof, began its Colombo sessions on Monday (6) at Hotel Movenpick, Colombo 3 under the main theme ‘Disaster Recovery & Planning’.