09th November 2017 21:41:06 Hours
HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, perhaps making a record for the first time in the annals of the Army history addressed a representative gathering of more than 350 Commanding Officers (COs), Adjutants and Regimental Sergeant Majors (RSMs) of the Army this evening (9) at the Colombo Army Hospital auditorium.
07th November 2017 16:15:53 Hours
Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army Tuesday (7) afternoon went to the Colombo port in order to see for himself how the Army’s Mali-bound consignment of Contingent Owned Equipment (COE), was being loaded to the vessel, scheduled to set sail in a day or two.
06th November 2017 15:50:03 Hours
The newly-appointed 22nd Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy Vice Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe WWV RWP USP ndc psc AOWC this morning (6) paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake at the Army Headquarters.
01st November 2017 22:52:40 Hours
Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, recognizing inborn aesthetic talents of differently-able War Heroes this evening (1) inaugurated a mega exhibition of handicrafts, art work and sculpture, produced by those War Heroes still under recuperation and rehabilitation at J.D.A Perera Gallery, Colombo 7.
28th October 2017 19:10:33 Hours
Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army on Saturday (28), making his formal visit to the Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E) met a representative gathering of Officers and Other Ranks and exchanged views on different welfare aspects of the troops after receiving an update.
27th October 2017 15:45:01 Hours
The Army-initiated ‘Ranaviru Haritha Arana’ programme, to be in consistent with the ongoing national ‘Wana Ropa’ project, declared by HE the President in accordance with ‘Haritha Gammana’ concept, got to a formal start this morning (27) in the Army farm at Kandakadu, Kantale by planting some 1500 saplings of rare species.
24th October 2017 18:55:11 Hours
Three more differently-able War Heroes of the Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR), who turned physically handicapped during the fight against LTTE terrorism, tied nuptial knots at VIR-managed ‘The Salute’ Reception Hall at Boyagane Kurunegala on Tuesday (24) in a combined wedding ceremony, hosted by ‘Siyanewe Api’, a forum of entrepreneurs in Gampaha Siyane Koralaya
23rd October 2017 16:29:41 Hours
Colombo Ananda College this morning (23), in a rare gesture of appreciation, hailed one of its great sons of Sri Lanka, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army in a fitting ceremony, coloured by a large gathering of Lieutenant General Senanayake’s classmates, contemporaries, retired principals, teachers, serving and retired tri-service Officers and invitees.
22nd October 2017 07:08:54 Hours
Gallantry and unmatched bravery of the Army’s Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) Regiment that records the highest number of supreme sacrifices in the 30-year long battle against terrorism, was once again recalled to memory this morning (21) during the 28th anniversary commemoration of the SLLI Regimental Day at its Regimental Headquarters in Panagoda.
19th October 2017 18:26:10 Hours
The National Cadet Corps (NCC), the country’s school Cadet Corps of the Ministry of Defence with a history of more than 135 years as of 2017 staged one more of its Passing out Parade (PoP) of the Hermann Loos/De Soyza Trophy Camp at the NCC Training Centre at Rantembe this morning (19) in the presence of a distinguished gathering.