21st December 2016 22:05:40 Hours
Sri Lanka Army’s annual Christmas Carols coordinated by the Army Christian Fellowship occurred this evening (21) at Nelum Pokuna theatre amidst a gathering of distinguished invitees. The day’s Chief Guest, Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi attended the special occasion, conducted in both Sinhala and English languages.
17th December 2016 14:29:24 Hours
A group of 124 more Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA) - groomed new Officer Cadets, including ladies during a glittering ceremony at Diyatalawa passed out this morning (17) upon receipt of their commissions with the avowed aim of serving the motherland as disciplined and dedicated officers of the Army.
16th December 2016 12:50:51 Hours
Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva’s compassion and considerateness towards bereaved families of officers and other rankers, came to light once again on Thursday (15) when one more new house, erected for another expired officer’s family was vested with the family at Hunupitiya, Wattala.
13th December 2016 13:00:01 Hours
Tri-service troops including Sri Lanka Army had the distinguished honour of presenting the Guard of Honour to the visiting HE the President of Tajikistan, Emomali Rahmon at the Presidential Secretariat premises in Colombo Tuesday (13) morning.
12th December 2016 17:29:36 Hours
Sapugaskanda-based Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC), the most prestigious academic institution of the highest standards, enriched with core values of professionalism on Monday (12), added one more ‘psc’ (passed staff college) qualified batch of 114 tri service officers to the Sri Lankan armed forces, in addition to 12 foreign officer graduates......
09th December 2016 16:35:27 Hours
One more round of the distribution of the 'Virusara' Privilege Card which provides tangible discounts on commercial products, essentials and facilities in state and private sector services got underway at Ganemulla, Commando Regiment premises on Friday (9).
08th December 2016 14:54:59 Hours
The retired Army soldier, Corporal S.W Karunadasa (44) whose presence of mind and the timely action narrowly, saved near two thousand of precious lives on ‘Yaal Devi’ train, averting a major disaster, received laurels and was lavishly commended by none other than his former chief in the organization, Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva, Commander of the Army........
07th December 2016 17:00:44 Hours
Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva, Commander of the Army this morning (7) addressed the Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC)-organized annual symposium, themed ‘Evolution of the Role of the Land Forces and Ensuing Challenges’ at the DSCSC in Sapugaskanda.
06th December 2016 18:01:20 Hours
Charge D’ Affairs of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Colombo, HE Muhammad Munir Ghiasy paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva this afternoon (6) at the latter’s office at the Army Headquarters.
02nd December 2016 16:39:49 Hours
Members of the Army serving the 662 Brigade of the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) promptly responded to an SOS appeal of the public and facilitated the movement across a causeway along remote Karadipokku - Uruthirapuram road which is still under construction.