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  • UN Resident Coordinator Extends Condolences Meeting Commander

    28th January 2019 19:16:06 Hours

    UN Resident Coordinator Extends Condolences Meeting Commander

    Ms. Hanaa Singer, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Sri Lanka, the designated representative of the UN Secretary General called on Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army this afternoon (28) at the Army Headquarters to extend her deepest sympathies and condolences on the tragic deaths of two Sri Lankan Peacekeepers in the Mali contingent (MINUSMA) a few days ago.

  • MIC 26th Anniversary Day Reveres Memory of Fallen War Heroes

    26th January 2019 10:48:23 Hours

    MIC 26th Anniversary Day Reveres Memory of Fallen War Heroes

    The 26th anniversary commemoration of the Military Intelligence Corps (MIC) that got underway at the MIC Headquarters at Karandeniya, Ambalangoda this evening (25) gave the pride of place for remembrance of their fallen War Heroes in a solemn and dignified ceremony, headed by Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army as the Chief Guest for the day's itinerary.

  • Inter Regiment Tennis Championship Gives Win to VIR & SLEME Players

    23rd January 2019 21:12:47 Hours

    Inter Regiment Tennis Championship Gives Win to VIR & SLEME Players

    The Army’s Inter Regiment Tennis Championship - 2018, competed by 12 Regiments of the Army drew to a close on Tuesday (22) at the Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E) Tennis Court in Welikanda in the presence of Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army as the Chief Guest.

  • ‘National Drug Eradication Week’ & Release of Army-Held Lands Launched

    21st January 2019 20:38:33 Hours

    ‘National Drug Eradication Week’ & Release of Army-Held Lands Launched

    HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, launching multifarious projects in Mullaittivu and Kilinochchi Districts this morning (21) declared the commencement of the Drug Eradication Week in National School, to be actively supported by Army personnel by way of distribution of literature and delivery of instructional assistance as agreed between the Army and authorities of the Presidential Task Force on Drug Prevention and Ministry of Education. The main event got underway at Vidyananda Vidyalaya in Mullaittivu.

  • Elite 3 Special Force Research Team Contributes to National Economy Producing Own MRE Ration Pack in Sri Lanka

    18th January 2019 22:22:00 Hours

    Elite 3 Special Force Research Team Contributes to National Economy Producing Own MRE Ration Pack in Sri Lanka

    Battle-skilled troops of the 3 Special Forces (SF) of the Special Forces Brigade adding a landmark breakthrough in their field of researches in close collaboration with the Research Analysis Projection & Development Branch, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka and Directorate of Agriculture and Livestock ceremonially commenced the production of the soldier’s Meal Ready to Eat (MRE) ration pack locally at the Kandakadu Army farm in Welikanda this evening (18) in the presence of its conceptual architect, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army.

  • Army to Support Full-Pledged Awareness Project on Dangerous Drugs Thru Island-wide Schools

    14th January 2019 22:00:21 Hours

    Army to Support Full-Pledged Awareness Project on Dangerous Drugs Thru Island-wide Schools

    Presidential Task Force on Drug Prevention considering the Sri Lanka Army as the best messenger for prevention and eradication of dangerous drugs, now a national priority, seeks the Army assistance to spearhead a full-pledged propaganda ‘war’ against drugs....

  • Wishing You a Prosperous Thaipongal !

    14th January 2019 21:17:08 Hours

    Wishing You a Prosperous Thaipongal !

    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 Prosperous Thaipongal !

  • Young Educational Achievers in SLAVF Families Awarded Scholarships & Incentives

    11th January 2019 21:39:07 Hours

    Young Educational Achievers in SLAVF Families Awarded Scholarships & Incentives

    A record 701 children of Officers and Other Ranks serving the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force (SLAVF) during a ceremony at Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) on Friday (11) received educational assistance as accessories, scholarships and medals to the value of Rs 14.2 million, including 10 new laptop computers.

  • CRD-Produced First Ballistic Rubber Sample in Sri Lanka Inducted into the Army

    10th January 2019 15:39:58 Hours

    CRD-Produced First Ballistic Rubber Sample in Sri Lanka Inducted into the Army

    The locally manufactured and newly-developed ballistic rubber sample for firing which saw the light, consequent upon a series of scientific researches, spearheaded by the Centre for Research and Development (CRD) of the Ministry of Defence was formally presented and introduced to the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake on Wednesday (9) at the Army Headquarters by the researcher, Major N. A. B. M. S. Nishshanka....

  • Commander on New Year Visit to MSM Stimulates Canada-bound Wheelchair Dancers

    08th January 2019 20:16:25 Hours

    Commander on New Year Visit to MSM Stimulates Canada-bound Wheelchair Dancers

    Not forgetful of the unmatched sacrifices of War Heroes who defended the country at the expense of their legs and limbs, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army this afternoon (8), carrying a valuable stock of New Year gifts visited recuperating War Heroes at Attidiya ‘Mihindu Seth Medura’ (MSM) wellness resort.