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  • New Navy Commander Meets His Army Counterpart During Courtesy Call

    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.

  • Aesthetic Talents of Differently-able War Heroes Exposed at Mega Exhibition

    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.

  • Commander Meets Troops at the SFHQ-E

    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.

  • Commander Launches ‘Ranaviru Haritha Arana’ Tree Planting Drive to Support ‘Wana Ropa’

    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.

  • Wedding Bells Ring for Three More Differently-able War Heroes Under Recuperation

    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

  • Commander’s Alma Mater & Old Anandians Join Together to Felicitate Him

    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.

  • Memory of SLLI War Heroes Revered in Flowers

    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.

  • National Cadet Corps Members Pass Out in Colourful Ceremony

    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.

  • New Swimming Pool at ‘Ranaviru Apparels’ Handed to Differently Able War Heroes

    18th October 2017 08:02:25 Hours

    Differently-able but professionally qualified War Heroes of the Army, now productively employed in the Army-owned ‘Ranaviru Apparels’ at Yakkala on Tuesday (17) received the privilege of using a new well-equipped swimming pool complex, an essential need for hydrotherapeutic treatment for many employees in this factory.

  • Commander Talks to Wanni Troops & Spells Out His Objectives

    14th October 2017 20:01:29 Hours

    The first formal visit of the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake to the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) after he took over as the Army Commander, occurred on Saturday (14).