30th June 2018 20:22:43 Hours
Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, currently in the Eastern region in connection with Poson Commemorations, opening of various facility complexes in the Ampara Combat Training School (CTS) and the 24 Division Headquarters (see separate stories) in the company of the Commander, Security Forces - East (SF-E), Major General Santhusitha Pananwala, took part in elaborate 'Poson' arrangements at Ampara Buddhangala Aaaranya Senasanaya (monastery) on Friday (29).
29th June 2018 15:46:17 Hours
At the invitation of the Commander, Security Forces - East (SF-E), Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army as one more segment of his itinerary in the East on Thursday (28) went to the 24 Division Headquarters in Ampara and spoke to the troops serving there during his first formal visit.
28th June 2018 16:34:40 Hours
HE the President Maithripala Sirisena on account of the sacred Poson Poya Day (27) took part in several ceremonial openings in Polonnaruwa under the ongoing ‘Pibidemu Polonnaruwa’ project of the Presidential Secretariat.
27th June 2018 16:15:57 Hours
Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne, Chief of Defence Staff, together with Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army welcomed Pakistan’s Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, NI (M) who arrived in Sri Lanka on a four-day official visit on Wednesday (27).
26th June 2018 21:54:05 Hours
HE David Mckinnon, High Commissioner of Canada in Sri Lanka, together with several envoys of the Canadian High Commission in Colombo paid a courtesy visit to the Army Headquarters and met Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake on Tuesday (26).
24th June 2018 15:32:30 Hours
A meritorious project of unique nature, hitherto unheard in the Army accommodated a total of 160 Tri-service personnel and their family members including 82 Army participants to go on a pilgrimage to Bodhgaya for the first time in their lifetime, thanks to a comprehensive friendly package, introduced by the Commander of the Army in collaboration with the Chief of the Army Staff of the Indian Army and the High Commission of India.
19th June 2018 20:52:10 Hours
Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, providing a stimulus to the field of Army sports met a mammoth gathering of Army athletes, sportsmen and women, coaches, members of all Army Athletic and Sports Committees on Tuesday (19) at Panagoda Army Gymnasium.
18th June 2018 19:59:21 Hours
Making another significant contribution to the ongoing process of reconciliation, ethnic harmony and infrastructure development in the North and East, the Sri Lanka Army on the guidelines given by the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake on Monday (18) handed over deeds and documents, pertaining to release of 120.89 more acres of land, hitherto used by the troops in Thelippalai, Karachchi and Maritimepattu areas.
18th June 2018 14:46:42 Hours
The flagship motor racing event of the Army's Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR), 'Vijayabahu Motorcross - 2018' hand in hand with the Sri Lanka Racing Riders Association kicked off along VIR tracks in Boyagane, Kurunegala for the 16th consecutive year on Sunday (17).
16th June 2018 13:38:33 Hours
Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army during an interactive session he has had with the former Japanese Prime Minister Yukiyo Hatoyama, currently in Sri Lanka to inaugurate the construction of a 17 storeyed building at Polgasowita ‘Daham Sewana’ Vihara International Buddhist Centre premises through his own resources received a comprehensive account of how the Sri Lanka Army has been extending its fullest support for promotion of ‘Buddha Sasana’ and its related development work.