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  • (Update) : Army Troops Clear Main Roads & Make Them Motorable

    30th May 2017 13:33:33 Hours

    Lieutenant General Crisanthe De Silva, Commander of the Army on Monday (29) supervised ongoing Army road clearance work in several areas of the Ratnapura District, together with a few Senior Officers, including Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe, Commander, Security Forces - West who is also in charge of overall rescue and relief operations of the Army.

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  • (Update) : Army Troops Prevent Nilwala River Bank Burst & Determinedly Continue Relief Roles

    29th May 2017 17:28:43 Hours

    Continuing Army humanitarian search, rescue and relocation operations, using troop carriers, bachoes, excavators, trailers, boats and all other types of machinery, have moved into top gear, although torrential rains in many worst-affected areas across the country, had subsided in the past 48 hours.

  • (Update) Commander Supervises Army Rescue & Relief Operations in Worst-Hit Bulathsinhala Areas

    27th May 2017 17:28:10 Hours

    As rescue and relief operations being conducted by Army troops in badly-affected Bulathsinhala areas are in full swing where landslides had caused extensive damages by floods and landslides, Lieutenant General Crisanthe De Silva, Commander of the Army this morning (27), together with several senior officers arrived at......

  • Army, Navy & Air Force Launch Massive Rescue & Relief Operation for Flood Victims

    26th May 2017 12:42:44 Hours

    Nearly 300 Army troops and 13 rescue teams of Navy along with reconnaissance teams of the Air Force in a massive effort are currently engaged in immediate rescue and relief work in flood-affected Weeraketiya, Neluwa, Morawaka, Deiyandara, Padukka, Bulathsinhala, Kalawana, Wellampitiya, Palindanuwara and Beliatta areas....

  • “Army is the Guardian of All Sri Lankans & a Capability-Based Force” - Keynote Speaker to OCDC Sessions

    24th May 2017 17:08:29 Hours

    The biannual academic sessions of the Officer Career Development Centre (OCDC) at Buttala began this morning (24) after a brief inaugural session, in which Major General Mahesh Senanayake, Chief of Staff of the Army, delivered the keynote address as the Chief Guest.

  • Logistics Staff Course – No 3 Graduates Pass Out in Grand Ceremony

    22nd May 2017 20:18:30 Hours

    A group of 26 middle-grade Army officers, including one Nepalese officer and a Maldivian officer who followed the one-year long Logistics Staff Course - No 3 (LSC) at Trincomalee-based Army School of Logistics (ASL) received their graduation on Monday (22) during a simple ceremony at Colombo Defence Services College auditorium.......

  • Eternal Memories of Fallen War Heroes Recalled on War Hero Commemoration Day

    19th May 2017 19:57:50 Hours

    Gallantry of War Heroes of the Tri-services and the Police received a deep veneration during this year’s National War Hero (Ranaviru) Commemoration Day’s solemn ceremony, held this evening (19) at the Ranaviru Monument, Battaramulla Parliament ground, dignified by the presence of HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces as the Chief Guest.

  • Pinnacle of Army Vesak Arrangements, ‘Inginalu Samagin Vesak Bethi Gee’ Fascinate Invitees at Nelum Pokuna

    17th May 2017 08:05:09 Hours

    Sri Lanka Army on Tuesday (16) bringing its Vesak arrangements to a pinnacle, staged its state-of-the-art masterpiece, ‘Inginalu Samagin Vesak Bethi Gee’ (Vesak devotional songs with balletic gestures) at Nelum Pokuna theatre before a distinguished gathering of invitees, headed by Mr P.B Abeykoon, Secretary to HE the President as the Chief Guest, the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Crisanthe De Silva, Mrs P.B Abeykoon, the spouse of the Secretary to HE the President and Mrs Nayana De Silva, President, Army Seva Vanitha Unit.

  • Army Promotes Spiritual Connectivity Erecting First - Ever Pandol in New Delhi

    15th May 2017 17:32:31 Hours

    Rejuvenating the legacy of spiritual connectivity and cultural ethos that has existed between Sri Lanka and India for generations, a brightly - lit up ‘Vesak’ Pandol erected by the Sri Lanka Army’s Corps of Engineer Services (CES), following an initiative of Ms Chitranganee Wagiswara, High Commissioner for Sri Lanka in India will be on display in New Delhi beginning Monday (15) to coincide with the ongoing commemoration of the Buddha’s Birth, Enlightenment and Parrinibbana (passing away).

  • Members of Army Band Lend Their Voices to Lake House ‘Amadahara’ Vesak Zone

    13th May 2017 23:26:40 Hours

    Members of the Sri Lanka Army Band added their musical talents to the Lake House - organized ‘Amadahara’ Vesak Zone near the Lake House roundabout Saturday (13) evening by participating in the Vesak Bethi Gee (Devotional Songs) recital before a large gathering of Vesak sightseers.