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  • Indian Army Chief in Solemn Ceremony Pays Floral Tributes to Fallen Jawans at IPKF Memorial in Battaramulla

    14th May 2018 11:08:16 Hours

    Indian Army Chief in Solemn Ceremony Pays Floral Tributes to Fallen Jawans at IPKF Memorial in Battaramulla

    General Bipin Rawat, the Chief of Army Staff of Indian Army currently in the island on a week-long (13-18 May) goodwill visit at the invitation of his Sri Lankan counterpart disclosing noble sentiments that prevail in the region began his first day itinerary by saluting memories of fallen Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF) War Heroes at the Battaramulla IPKF monument this morning (14).

  • Indian Chief of the Army Staff Arrives, Providing an Impetus to Bilateral Defence Ties

    13th May 2018 18:27:34 Hours

    Indian Chief of the Army Staff Arrives, Providing an Impetus to Bilateral Defence Ties

    Expecting to add a catalyst to furthering of defence cooperation between India and Sri Lanka and discuss issues of bilateral relevance, Chief of the Army Staff of the Indian Army, General Bipin Rawat arrived here Sunday (13) afternoon on a seven-day long official visit at the invitation of his Sri Lankan counterpart, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake.

  • ‘Wayamba Rana Abhiman’ War Memorial Unveiled in Kurunegala

    12th May 2018 11:15:04 Hours

    ‘Wayamba Rana Abhiman’ War Memorial Unveiled in Kurunegala

    Valour and gallantry of the Tri-service War Heroes and the Police on Friday (11) evening to coincide with the Ranaviru Commemorative Month received a deep reverence in Ethugalpura during a solemn ceremony with the opening of the newly-constructed War Heroes monument, ‘Wayamba Rana Abhiman’ memorial.

  • Army Contributes Lavishly to Save Dying ‘Little Ones’

    11th May 2018 09:31:35 Hours

    Army Contributes Lavishly to Save Dying ‘Little Ones’

    Concerned members of the Army under the guidance of the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, in another well-earned gesture of generosity and appreciation of efforts this morning (10) donated a sum of Rs 70 million towards the 'Little Hearts' fund-raising project, initiated by the government.

  • Five Regimental Sergeant Majors Leave for Bangladesh Interactive Sessions

    09th May 2018 21:44:41 Hours

    Five Regimental Sergeant Majors Leave for Bangladesh Interactive Sessions

    A significant breakthrough made in direct working relations between Senior Non-Commissioned Officers (SNCOs) of the Sri Lanka Army and the Bangladesh Army has enabled a set of Regimental Sergeant Majors (RSMs) to leave for Bangladesh for a five-day long interactive familiarization......

  • Islamic Spiritual Organization Donates Wheelchairs to Tri-service War Heroes & Civilians

    06th May 2018 16:18:53 Hours

    Islamic Spiritual Organization Donates Wheelchairs to Tri-service War Heroes & Civilians

    In a rare symbolic gesture of solidarity with all ethnicities, the ‘M. C. A Hameed Hajiyar Trust’, a spiritual development centre of the Islamic faith inviting the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake as the Chief Guest on Saturday (5) gave away a stock of 110 wheelchairs for distribution among tri-service members, Police and civilians whom the donor organization treats as ‘those who need public attention and assistance of the society’.

  • New Officers' Mess Adds New Look to Elite Commando Regiment

    05th May 2018 13:09:29 Hours

    New Officers' Mess Adds New Look to Elite Commando Regiment

    A state-of-the-art new Officers’ Mess building with modern facilities at Ganemulla-based - Commando Regiment (CR) of Sri Lanka Army was vested in Officers on Friday (4) during a ceremony, graced by Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army as the Chief Guest at the invitation of its Colonel of the Regiment, CR, Major General Ralph Nugera. On arrival at the premises, the Commander was received by Major General Ralph Nugera, Colonel of the Regiment, CR, together with of Senior Officers and several others.

  • SLMA Intake - 1 Senior Veterans Share Memories with Commander

    04th May 2018 19:28:04 Hours

    SLMA Intake - 1 Senior Veterans Share Memories with Commander

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, setting apart a share of his busy daily schedule, met a group of Senior Officers, belonging to the Intake - 1 of the Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA) with a view to refreshing good memories and past experiences as the Intake - 1 completed 50 years in.....

  • New Chinese Ambassador Makes First Formal Visit to Army Headquarters

    03rd May 2018 20:11:55 Hours

    New Chinese Ambassador Makes First Formal Visit to Army Headquarters

    The newly-appointed Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in Sri Lanka, His Excellency Mr Cheng Xueyuan, together with a delegation of Chinese Embassy officials made his first formal courtesy visit to the Army Headquarters this evening (3) and met Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army.

  • War Heroes' Remembrance Month Inaugurated

    03rd May 2018 16:10:12 Hours

    War Heroes' Remembrance Month Inaugurated

    The formal inauguration of the War Heroes' Commemoration Month - 2018 and the launch of the Ranaviru flag sale took place on Wednesday (2) at the President's Secretariat during a brief ceremony. Mrs Anoma Fonseka, Chairperson, Ranaviru Seva Authority (RVSA) inaugurating the month of remembrance pinned the first 'Ranaviru' flag on HE the President Maithripala Sirisena. On the same occasion....