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  • Bangladesh’s NDC Team Pays a Courtesy Call on Commander

    14th August 2017 19:34:22 Hours

    A delegation of course members from Bangladesh’s National Defence College (NDC) currently in Sri Lanka as part of their overseas studies in the curriculum in the South Asian region, paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake this afternoon (14) at the Army Headquarters and received an update on current security concerns and Army roles and tasks.

  • Extended Facilities of SLNG Hqrs Opened by Commander

    12th August 2017 23:03:33 Hours

    Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG) Regimental Headquarters at Weherawaththa, Kurunegala, added an extended new facility complex to it at Heraliyawaththa Saturday morning (12), turning a new leaf of life. The new facility complex consists of a new auditorium complex, a library and .....

  • Commander Delivers Late General Denis Perera’s Memorial Oration

    12th August 2017 08:27:16 Hours

    The fifth annual memorial oration of late General Deshamannya Denis Perera, organized by the Association of Retired Flag Rank Officers (ARFRO), was delivered by Lieutenant General, Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, at the Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) auditorium on Friday (11).

  • Commander Pays Courtesy Calls on Field Marshal & Chief of Defence Staff

    10th August 2017 16:25:40 Hours

    To be in line with military formalities, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army Thursday (10) morning paid separate courtesy calls on the Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka and the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Crisanthe De Silva in their respective offices.

  • Deeply Moved Buddhist Monk Invokes Blessings on Jaffna High Court Judge

    08th August 2017 17:06:17 Hours

    In what could be considered as a very genuine gesture of deep empathy for others and a symbol of appreciation for the concerns, displayed publicly by the Jaffna High Court Judge when his escorting Police Sergeant, Sarath Hemachandra, was gunned down recently in Jaffna, the deeply-touched soldier-turned Buddhist monk at Buddangala monastery, ......

  • Gajaba Regiment Commemorates 25th Death Anniversary of Their War Veteran Late Major General Vijaya Wimalarathne

    06th August 2017 22:36:56 Hours

    The 25th death anniversary of Late Major General Vijaya Wimalarathne, one of the finest war veterans ever produced by the Gajaba Regiment (GR) of the Sri Lanka Army in contemporary times was held on Sunday (6) at the Gajaba Regiment Headquarters at Saliyapura, Anuradhapura.

  • Commander Pays Homage to Sri Daladha Maligawa & Malwatte - Asgiriya Prelates

    04th August 2017 20:18:51 Hours

    Committing to the age-old tradition of paying obeisance to the highest seats of Buddhism in Sri Lanka, the new Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake went to ‘Sri Daladha Maligawa’ (Temple of tooth) in Kandy this morning (4) and received blessings of both Malwatte and Asgiriya Maha Nayake Theros (chief prelates) after visiting Malwatte and Asgiriya Vihara premises.

  • Amid New Hopes & Spirits, Curtains Come Down on APPTC Sessions in Sri Lanka

    04th August 2017 09:13:48 Hours

    Curtains came down Thursday (3) afternoon on the 9th Asia-Pacific Peace-keeping Training Centre (APPTC), Commandants’ Conference sessions at Taj Samudra Hotel, organized by the Institute of Peace Support Operations Training in Sri Lanka (IPSOTSL) of the Army all determined to set the stage for a better productive discourse in the coming years.

  • ‘Strong Army Commitment to Peace-keeping Missions’ Emphasized at Colombo AAPTC Commandants' Conference

    01st August 2017 14:23:30 Hours

    Three-day sessions of the 9th Asia-Pacific Peace-keeping Training Centre Commandants’ Conference, themed ‘Challenges of Developing a Robust Peacekeeping Mindset’ and the Annual General Meeting of the Association of Asia-Pacific Peace Operations Training Centres (AAPTC), commenced this morning (1) at Hotel Taj Samudra, Colombo, attended by more than 40 foreign delegates and the Commander of the Army..........

  • Commander Evaluates Mali-Bound Equipment & Health Accessories

    31st July 2017 20:06:44 Hours

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army on Monday (31) with a view to ensuring quality and standards of all Combat Convoy Equipment (CCE), ready to leave for Mali for UN peacekeeping assignments carried out an inspection and a prior assessment as stipulated in the United Nations Department of Peace Keeping Operations (UNDPKO) at the Panagoda Army Cantonment.