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  • 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 !

  • Exceptional Sports Skills of SF Para Athletes Lauded & Awarded Incentives in Special Ceremony

    23rd December 2017 15:57:43 Hours

    A ceremony to appreciate and reward special para sports skills of Special Forces (SF) War Heroes at the Regimental Headquarter Battalion of the Special Forces at Seeduwa got underway this morning (23) under the auspices of Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army.

  • “UN Assignment in Mali Endorses SL Army’s International Professional Capabilities” - Commander of the Army

    20th December 2017 17:29:01 Hours

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army addressing the landmark Mali-bound Combat Convoy Company (CCC) of the Sri Lanka Army at the Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) Regimental Headquarters in Panagoda this morning (20) remarked that the opportunity Sri Lanka Army had got in Mali would testify to the world that ours is a globally-recognized organization, dedicated for world peace.

  • 191 More Officer Cadets Groomed at SLMA Joined ‘Rata Rakina Jathiya’ (RRJ)

    17th December 2017 19:35:38 Hours

    The Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA) at Diyatalawa wore ceremonial garbs one more time on Sunday (17) and adorned the shoulders of 191 more brave sons and daughters of the country with insignia of the President’s Commission when they proudly passed out in a glittering spectacle after completion of their military training amidst greetings and best wishes.

  • The Army’s ‘Child of Bethlehem’ Reverberates at Nelum Pokuna

    15th December 2017 12:50:35 Hours

    As seasonal compliments, set in with the forthcoming phenomenal Christmas and dawn of the New Year - 2018, the Army contributing its share, held its annual Army Christmas Carols jointly organized by the Army Christian Fellowship and the Adjutant General’s Branch ..........

  • Indian Air Chief Calls on Army Commander

    11th December 2017 14:49:52 Hours

    Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC, Chief of the Air Staff of the Indian Air Force, presently in Sri Lanka on a five-day long goodwill visit, called on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake at the Army Headquarters Monday (11) morning.

  • DSC Colombo Annual Swimming Meet Begins

    10th December 2017 07:52:33 Hours

    The Inter-school Age Group Swimming Meet, organized annually by the Defence Services College, Colombo 2 got to a start for the third consecutive year Saturday (9) morning in the pool premises.

  • Commander in His Formal Talk to DSCSC Highlights Importance of Civil-Military Partnership

    07th December 2017 21:54:08 Hours

    Student Officers reading for the Pass Staff College (psc) degree at the Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC) at Sapugaskanda this morning (7) as has been the customary practice at the DSCSC were privileged to listen to the formal address of Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army at the DSCSC auditorium.

  • President Makes a Surprise Visit to ITC & Interacts with Samurdhi Trainees

    06th December 2017 07:02:33 Hours

    In a Surprise move, HE the President, Maithripala Sirisena, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Tuesday (5) evening dropped in at the Minneriya Infantry Training Centre (ITC) where one Army-organized ‘Leadership Training’ Course, is currently underway for 1904 newly-appointed Samurdhi Officers Island-wide.

  • Ambassador for Iran Extends Courtesies to Commander of the Army

    05th December 2017 18:11:37 Hours

    HE Ambassador for the Islamic Republic of Iran in Colombo, Mr Mohammad Zaeri Amirani this morning (5) extended a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake at the Army Headquarters.