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  • A Record 683 Acres of Land Released to Jaffna People

    13th April 2018 15:38:30 Hours

    A Record 683 Acres of Land Released to Jaffna People

    In line with the government’s policy of releasing civilians’ land, hitherto used by Jaffna Security Forces, the Sri Lanka Army without compromising national security interests released a record 683 acres of land in Thelippalei Divisional Secretariat area to 964 legal owners during a ceremony, held this morning (13) in the same location, Thelippalei under the auspices of the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake and the District Secretary for Jaffna, Mr Nagalingam Vedanayaham.

  • Sec. Defence Lauds SL Army's Honourable Achievements & Assures Best Support

    12th April 2018 13:19:50 Hours

    Sec. Defence Lauds SL Army's Honourable Achievements & Assures Best Support

    Mr Kapila Waidyaratne PC, Secretary to the Ministry of Defence gracing the landmark inauguration of the first-ever Directorate of Overseas Operations (DOO) of the Army in Colombo 3 as the Chief Guest underlined that the Sri Lanka Army need not be concerned about 'labels' since it had already proved to the world that what is left for them was only to 'better' it since no task would be 'daunting' to it after restoration of peace in the country.

  • Hennanigala Blossoms with New Year Festivities & Aadivasi Community

    11th April 2018 17:34:13 Hours

    Hennanigala Blossoms with New Year Festivities & Aadivasi Community

    Remote Hennanigala in the East wore Sinhala and Tamil new year festive garbs on Wednesday (11) in close coordination with the Army, 'Wana Arana Foundation' and members of the indigenous community (Aadivasi).

  • New Year Festival Spirits Attract AHQ Officers & Other Rankers at Panagoda

    10th April 2018 19:49:32 Hours

    New Year Festival Spirits Attract AHQ Officers & Other Rankers at Panagoda

    4 Sri Lanka Artillery grounds at Panagoda Army Cantonment came alive on Tuesday (10) when hundreds of all rankers serving the Army Headquarters (AHQ) throughout the day shared Sinhala and Tamil New Year festive spirits by participating in a wide variety of traditional and fun-making games, typical of this forthcoming age-old festival of the Sun.

  • 196 Elite Special Force Officers & Other Ranks Pass Out in Grand Military Ceremony

    09th April 2018 15:34:55 Hours

    196 Elite Special Force Officers & Other Ranks Pass Out in Grand Military Ceremony

    Special Forces Training School (SFTS) at Maduruoya adorned ceremonial garbs Monday (9) morning to wish goodbye and offer its greetings to seven Officers and one hundred eighty-nine Other Ranks of the Army's elite Special Forces (SF) who followed the intensive nine-month long training Course No 48 at SFTS, Maduruoya. They passed out in a glittering ceremony, graced by HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, accompanied by Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Mr. Kapila Waidyaratne PC...........

  • ATS M’Oya Recognized with New CIJW Course Badge

    08th April 2018 22:50:50 Hours

    ATS M’Oya Recognized with New CIJW Course Badge

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army made his first formal visit to the Army’s one of the renowned academic institutes, the Army Training School (ATS) at Maduru Oya on Sunday (8) and left some memories by inaugurating new accommodation facilities and a few other new features.

  • Army-built 30 more New Houses for Jaffna IDPs Opened in Brief Ceremony

    06th April 2018 16:51:55 Hours

    Army-built 30 more New Houses for Jaffna IDPs Opened in Brief Ceremony

    Construction of new houses by the Army for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the Jaffna peninsula, a project that was initiated by the incumbent Commander of the Army when he was the Jaffna Commander fulfilled one more phase on Thursday (5) when 30 new houses erected by the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna.....

  • Commander Meets Ragama ‘Ranaviru Sevana’ Inmates

    05th April 2018 11:42:14 Hours

    Commander Meets Ragama ‘Ranaviru Sevana’ Inmates

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army taking time off from his hectic schedule paid a surprise visit to the Ragama ‘Ranaviru Sevana’ on the eve of the New Year on Thursday (5) where a total of 120 battlefield-affected War Heroes are recuperating and still under rehabilitation as residential inmates.

  • Commander Graces Inaugural Ceremony of Maiden Big Match of DSC

    04th April 2018 12:44:16 Hours

    Commander Graces Inaugural Ceremony of Maiden Big Match of DSC

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army this morning (4) formally inaugurated the maiden cricket encounter (Big Match) between the Colombo Defence Services College (DSC) and the Homagama Mahinda Rajapaksa Vidyalaya teams at Colombo SSC grounds during a brief ceremony.

  • '10th Defence Services Games' Opened

    03rd April 2018 22:27:28 Hours

    '10th Defence Services Games' Opened

    The 10th ‘Defence Services Games (DSG) - 2018’ was officially declared open by Admiral Ravindra C Wijegunaratne, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) at the invitation of Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, President, Defence Services Sports Committee (DSSC) and Commander of the Army Tuesday (3) evening at Indoor sports Stadium in the Panagoda Army cantonment.