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  • Ambassador for Iran Extends Courtesies to Commander of the Army

    05th December 2017 18:11:37 Hours

    HE Ambassador for the Islamic Republic of Iran in Colombo, Mr Mohammad Zaeri Amirani this morning (5) extended a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake at the Army Headquarters.

  • New Golden Fence Around Bodhiya at Army Temple Unveiled

    04th December 2017 09:41:24 Hours

    The newly-erected golden fence ‘Ran Veta’ around the sacred Bodhiya at Sri Bodhirajaramaya (Army temple) in Panagoda was unveiled this evening (3) on account of Unduvap Poya Day during a simple religious ceremony. Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake at the invitation of......

  • Army Troops in Another Milestone Ready for UN Mission in Mali

    30th November 2017 16:27:23 Hours

    Sri Lanka Army, now recognized globally as a UN troop contributing country (TCC) will have one more feather in its cap since a new contingent of 200-strong Combat Convoy Company (CCC) of the Sri Lanka Army for another UN Peace Keeping Mission is set to leave for Mali, a landlocked West African country, marred by ethnic tensions.

  • New High Commissioner of Pakistan Exchanges Views with Commander of the Army

    29th November 2017 23:23:31 Hours

    The newly-appointed High Commissioner of Islamic Republic of Pakistan to Sri Lanka, Dr. Shahid Ahmad Hashmat paid a courtesy call on Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army this evening (29) at the Army Headquarters.

  • New 350 Commandos Receive Graduation in Thrilling Ceremony

    25th November 2017 18:43:40 Hours

    The Passing out Parade (PoP) of the 46th batch of the Commando troops, including 13 Officers and 337 Other Rankers took place on Saturday (25) at Uva-Kudaoya Commando Regiment Training School (CRTS) premises.

  • Curtains Come Down on Mega ‘Army Para Games – 2017’ with New Hopes

    24th November 2017 22:50:06 Hours

    Differently-able Army athletes, numbering more than 450 who showcased their unparalleled sports skills during their landmark three-day long ‘20th Army Para Games - 2017’ brought the tournament to end at Diyagama Stadium Friday (24) afternoon after creating glimmers of new hopes among War Heroes.

  • ‘Army Para Games 2017’ Begins in a Glittering Ceremony

    22nd November 2017 14:45:14 Hours

    More than 450 differently-able War Heroes who had sacrificed their legs and limbs in the fight against the 30-year long War for Peace this morning (22) began to showcase their multiple sport talents in the Sri Lanka Army Para Games 2017 tournament, inaugurated by the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake.

  • MIC Regimental Headquarters Greets Commander During His Formal Visit

    17th November 2017 19:40:27 Hours

    Sri Lanka Army Military Intelligence Corps (MIC) Regimental Headquarters at Karandeniya on Friday (17) extended a red carpet welcome to the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake who was making his first formal visit to the MIC Headquarters after he assumed office.

  • SLE 66th Anniversary Celebrations Prioritize Offer of Floral Tributes to Fallen War Heroes

    11th November 2017 23:20:06 Hours

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, himself from the same Regiment as the Chief Guest at the invitation of the SLE Colonel Commandant, Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe joined the final segment of the anniversary events, in which the pride of place, went to commemoration of all fallen SLE War Heroes and opening of a new Convention Centre at the SLE Regimental headquarters this evening (11).

  • Poppy Ceremony Salutes Fallen War Veterans at Cenotaph

    11th November 2017 17:41:40 Hours

    ‘Remembrance Day’ and Poppy ceremony, staged every year by the Sri Lanka Ex-Servicemen’s Association (SLESA), got underway at Viharamaha Devi Park, Colombo 7 this morning (11). Hon. Karu Jayasuriya, Speaker of the Parliament took part in the commemorative ceremony as the Chief Guest and paid floral tributes to the memory of all fallen war veterans, including those killed in World Wars.