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  • Grand SLLI ‘Colours Night’ Rekindles Hopes for More & More Quality Army Sportsmen

    13th September 2017 05:47:30 Hours

    Sri Lanka Army’s mother of all Regiments, Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI), which boasts an unblemished record of gallantry and bravery, had his troops recognized Tuesday (12) evening during a mammoth and impressive spectacle staged at the Defence Services College auditorium to award ‘Colours’ to hundreds of SLLI family members.

  • HE the President Receives Update on Defence Hqrs Construction Project

    05th September 2017 17:32:31 Hours

    HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces made a surprise visit to the new Defence Headquarters complex (DHQC) under construction at Akuregoda, Battaramulla on Tuesday (5), together with Secretary to the President, Austin Fernando and Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army with a view to receiving an update on the progress of the project.

  • Curtains Come Down on 7th ‘Colombo Defence Seminar - 2017’ Setting Tone for Continued Deliberations on ‘Extremism’

    29th August 2017 20:55:02 Hours

    The 7th ‘Colombo Defence Seminar - 2017’ at the BMICH, the Sri Lanka Army’s annual symposium on security concerns at regional and global level with this year’s thematic focus on ‘Countering Violent Extremism: Global Trends’ drew to a close this evening (29) after an assortment of more than 90 world-wide security experts and a gathering of nearly 800 service personnel, distinguished scholars and intellectuals vowed to carry on with the endeavour ..........

  • President Ceremonially Inaugurates Mammoth 'Colombo Defence Seminar - 2017'

    28th August 2017 10:35:25 Hours

    Amid reverberating applause and hearty welcome, the curtains were raised this morning (28) at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) for conduct of the 7th ‘Colombo Defence Seminar - 2017’ sessions, the annual flagship project of the Sri Lanka Army with a record number of participants.

  • New State-of-the-Art SLLI Indoor Stadium Vested in All Ranks

    25th August 2017 15:47:15 Hours

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army as the Chief Guest at the invitation of Major General Amal Karunasekara, Colonel of the Regiment, Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) and Chief of Staff on Friday (25) ceremonially opened the newly-constructed Indoor Stadium at SLLI Regimental Headquarters, Panagoda.

  • ‘Ex-Cormorant Strike VIII - 2017’ with New Features to Launch Mock Operations

    24th August 2017 21:19:57 Hours

    Field Training Exercise (FTX), ‘Cormorant Strike VIII - 2017’, one of the most prominent yearly projects of the Army with new features added to it this time, is set to kick off beginning September 3, 2017 with the participation of 2675 tri-service troops, including, 62 foreign military participants and......

  • Police Hqrs Welcomes Commander of the Army

    23rd August 2017 14:40:53 Hours

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army in line with courtesy formalities called on the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Pujith Jayasundara at the Police Headquarters on Wednesday (23) where he was accorded Police honours.

  • Special Forces Salute Their Colonel of the Regiment in Special Ceremony

    19th August 2017 16:56:05 Hours

    One of the elite Regiments of the Army, Special Forces (SF), which has recently moved into the new Regimental Headquarters premises in Naula, Matale from its previous Seeduwa location, expecting to provide more space and facilities to members of the Regiment, extended military honours to its Colonel of the Regiment.....

  • Southern Commander of Indian Army Here on Goodwill Visit Meets Army Commander

    17th August 2017 17:52:21 Hours

    The General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Southern Command of the Indian Army, Lieutenant General P.M Hariz PVSM AVSM SM VSM ADC, now in Sri Lanka on a four-day goodwill tour called on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake Thursday (17) morning at the Army Headquarters.

  • Commander Spells Out Vision Behind Army-Initiated ‘Colombo Defence Seminar’

    15th August 2017 19:36:34 Hours

    “The Colombo Defence Seminar is an attempt to export our experiences and learn theirs since we have a ‘story’ to tell the world year by year after we completed the humanitarian operations. This annual discourse for intellectual brainstorming, designed to discuss a diverse range .......