Sri Lanka Army

Defenders of the Nation

Photo Stories

  • Vibrant 'Colours Night' Recognizes VIR Sportsmen at Boyagane

    14th January 2018 08:39:14 Hours

    The Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR), having produced a fine assortment of sports personalities to the Army, took pride in appreciating the services of serving sportsmen and differently-able Para-sportsmen during this evening’s (13) ‘Colours Night’ that recognizes and hails VIR sportsmen.

  • Wishing You a Prosperous Thaipongal !

    13th January 2018 23:27:50 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 Prosperous Thaipongal !

  • Sri Lanka Army Completes Its Commitment to UN Assignments in Mali

    10th January 2018 22:01:06 Hours

    The final 32-strong batch of the Mali-bound Combat Convoy Company (CCC) of the Sri Lanka Army, making a new landmark record as a recognized Troop Contributing Country, now to the African continent, too left Sri Lanka for Mali Wednesday (10) evening, amidst greetings and best wishes. A few Senior Officers were at the airport to bid goodbye to those UN bound soldiers, together with several Senior Officers. A similar contingent left the island Tuesday (9) evening too after the first contingent of 150 Army personnel flew on the eve of Christmas 2017.

  • Now, Ayurvedic Medical Practitioners Seek Army Leadership Training

    08th January 2018 17:23:54 Hours

    Adding a new dimension and recognition to the training skills and capabilities of Army professionals, a few more than 640 new Ayurvedic medical practitioners (new physicians) of the Department of Ayurveda this morning (8) began a 6-day long residential training on ‘Leadership Skills and Development of Positive Attitudes’ in five separate Army establishments.

  • Commandant, Pakistan’s School of Logistics Arrives on Goodwill Tour

    06th January 2018 22:24:31 Hours

    Pakistan Army’s Commandant at Army School of Logistics, Brigadier Kashif Zafar, accompanied by a few Senior Officers at the invitation of the Sri Lanka Army arrived here this evening (6) on a six-day long goodwill tour. Representatives of the Sri Lanka Army, headed by Colonel Ranjan Jayasekara warmly welcomed the delegation on arrival at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), Colombo.

  • 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 !