Sri Lanka Army

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  • Army Troops Multiply Their Nation-Building Tasks

    05th January 2018 15:03:15 Hours

    Sri Lanka Army Field Engineers, as highly recognized and most sought service-providers in the country, in compliance with the Commander’s concept that 1/3 of the Army should always be committed to nation-building, are currently engaged in multifarious infrastructure improvement projects and renovation of more than 500 medium-size irrigational tanks in the Trincomalee District.

  • Dawn of New Year - 2018 Greeted at AHQ with State Service Pledge & Formalities

    02nd January 2018 13:06:09 Hours

    Sri Lanka Army Headquarters (AHQ) during a customary ceremony this morning (2) treated the dawn of the New Year 2018 with the reading of the national service pledge and the Commander’s New Year message. Major General Amal Karunasekara, Chief of Staff as the Chief Guest, representing the Commander of the Army who is out of the country, together with the Deputy Chief of Staff, Major General Dampath Fernando...........

  • May New Year - 2018 Usher Peace & Prosperity !

    31st December 2017 23:00:33 Hours

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, all Senior Officers, Other Ranks and Members of the Civil Staff Wish our Readers around the World a Peaceful, Happy and Prosperous New Year !

  • Sappers’ New Mess at Mattegoda Ceremonially Vested in Other Ranks

    27th December 2017 18:07:32 Hours

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army at the invitation of Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe, Colonel Commandant of Sri Lanka Engineers (SLE) on Wednesday (27) ceremonially opened the newly-erected SLE Sappers’ Mess at the 5 Field SLE Headquarters complex in Mattegoda.

  • Merry Christmas & Season’s Compliments !

    24th December 2017 23:00:00 Hours

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, all Officers, Other Ranks and members of the civil staff wish all our readers around the world a Merry X’mas !

  • Exceptional Sports Skills of SF Para Athletes Lauded & Awarded Incentives in Special Ceremony

    23rd December 2017 15:57:43 Hours

    A ceremony to appreciate and reward special para sports skills of Special Forces (SF) War Heroes at the Regimental Headquarter Battalion of the Special Forces at Seeduwa got underway this morning (23) under the auspices of Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army.

  • “UN Assignment in Mali Endorses SL Army’s International Professional Capabilities” - Commander of the Army

    20th December 2017 17:29:01 Hours

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army addressing the landmark Mali-bound Combat Convoy Company (CCC) of the Sri Lanka Army at the Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) Regimental Headquarters in Panagoda this morning (20) remarked that the opportunity Sri Lanka Army had got in Mali would testify to the world that ours is a globally-recognized organization, dedicated for world peace.

  • 191 More Officer Cadets Groomed at SLMA Joined ‘Rata Rakina Jathiya’ (RRJ)

    17th December 2017 19:35:38 Hours

    The Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA) at Diyatalawa wore ceremonial garbs one more time on Sunday (17) and adorned the shoulders of 191 more brave sons and daughters of the country with insignia of the President’s Commission when they proudly passed out in a glittering spectacle after completion of their military training amidst greetings and best wishes.

  • The Army’s ‘Child of Bethlehem’ Reverberates at Nelum Pokuna

    15th December 2017 12:50:35 Hours

    As seasonal compliments, set in with the forthcoming phenomenal Christmas and dawn of the New Year - 2018, the Army contributing its share, held its annual Army Christmas Carols jointly organized by the Army Christian Fellowship and the Adjutant General’s Branch ..........

  • Indian Air Chief Calls on Army Commander

    11th December 2017 14:49:52 Hours

    Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC, Chief of the Air Staff of the Indian Air Force, presently in Sri Lanka on a five-day long goodwill visit, called on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake at the Army Headquarters Monday (11) morning.