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  • Arrangements Ready for ‘Colombo Defence Seminar - 2018’ - Commander

    07th August 2018 18:27:30 Hours

    Arrangements Ready for ‘Colombo Defence Seminar - 2018’ - Commander

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army announcing arrangements in place for conduct of the Army’s forthcoming flagship event, ‘Colombo Defence Seminar - 2018’ during August 30 - 31 at BMICH opined that this interactive parley would provide an effective forum for all stakeholders attending the Seminar to understand that no Army in the world could single-handedly find any solutions unlike before since conflicts themselves are connected to a vast sphere of unprecedented nature.

  • Commander Underlines Importance of Collective Partnership for Disaster Management

    06th August 2018 18:23:42 Hours

    Commander Underlines Importance of Collective Partnership for Disaster Management

    The 6th South Asia’s Regional Civil Affairs Seminar - 2018 (SARCAS), aimed at bringing all military officers that specialize in civil-military operations, humanitarian assistance professionals and disaster response practitioners in the Asian region under one roof, began its Colombo sessions on Monday (6) at Hotel Movenpick, Colombo 3 under the main theme ‘Disaster Recovery & Planning’.

  • New RITTIs of the Army to Facilitate More & More Under Privileged Students - Commander

    03rd August 2018 23:29:50 Hours

    New RITTIs of the Army to Facilitate More & More Under Privileged Students - Commander

    The newest Ranaviru Information Technology Training Institute (RITTI) of the Army, established at the Army Logistic School (ALS) in Trincomalee was vested in spouses and children of retired and serving Army personnel, brothers and sisters of unmarried Army personnel and also among underprivileged school students in Trincomalee this morning (3) during a brief ceremony, graced by the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake.

  • Colombo Army Hospital Recognized with ISO Certificate

    02nd August 2018 16:55:24 Hours

    Colombo Army Hospital Recognized with ISO Certificate

    Colombo Army Hospital, one of the largest and world-class hospitals in the country which caters to medical needs of Army personnel both serving and retired, family members, civil staffers and Navy, Air Force and Police personnel when referred made history on Thursday (2) and was awarded the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) certification which in turn recognizes its services and gives a high degree of credibility to its functions.

  • Barbados Bound Cricket Team Gets Commander’s Blessings

    31st July 2018 16:03:16 Hours

    Barbados Bound Cricket Team Gets Commander’s Blessings

    In another stimulating gesture of goodwill and spirits of cordial working relations, Barbados Defence Force (BDF) has invited the Sri Lankan Defence Services (SLDS) cricket team to engage in three T-20 matches and two 50 over matches under the BDF sports programmes project in Barbados.

  • ‘Gunner Supercross - 2018’ Makes Exciting Records

    30th July 2018 13:50:00 Hours

    ‘Gunner Supercross - 2018’ Makes Exciting Records

    Thrill, excitement and fun pervaded across the Gunner Track at Minneriya for the 13th consecutive year when 183 racing drivers and riders including Army riders on Sunday (29) exhibited their unparalleled motor sporting skills during the ‘Gunner Supercross - 2018’ that got underway at Minneriya Sri Lanka Artillery (SLA) complex amid a record gathering of motor racing fans.

  • Facility for MSM Inmates for Spiritual Development Opened

    18th July 2018 17:05:08 Hours

    Facility for MSM Inmates for Spiritual Development Opened

    Differently-able War Heroes at Mihindu Seth Medura (MSM), Attidiya where some 41 rehabilitees are under recuperation were further facilitated by way of constructing a new meditation hall in the premises. The MSM, managed by the Army invited Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army to inaugurate the construction this morning (18).

  • 40 New Combat Divers Receive Insignias from Commander at Nayaru CDTS

    16th July 2018 13:45:42 Hours

    40 New Combat Divers Receive Insignias from Commander at Nayaru CDTS

    A group of two Officers and thirty-eight Other Ranks upon successful completion of the Combat Divers Course No - 5 at Nayaru Combat Divers Training School (CDTS) passed out during a ceremony, held close to the Nayaru beach patch in Mullaittivu on Sunday (15).

  • Army ‘Nation-Building’ Roles Pick up Steam with NBTF Founding

    12th July 2018 23:26:32 Hours

    Army ‘Nation-Building’ Roles Pick up Steam with NBTF Founding

    In what could be termed as one more far-sighted and historic initiative that runs hand in hand with the government’s national development strategy, the Centralization of all Army-engaged ‘Nation-Building’ roles and tasks, compatible with the Commander’s visionary concept, occurred this morning (12) with the inauguration of the Plant Engineer Brigade’s new Nation-Building Task Force (NBTF) at Mattegoda Home of Sappers during a brief ceremony.

  • Exclusive Innovations of Army Personnel Impress Commander upon His First Year in Office

    10th July 2018 17:46:47 Hours

    Exclusive Innovations of Army Personnel Impress Commander upon His First Year in Office

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army this morning (10) took time off to have a close look at 13 exclusive innovations, produced by Army personnel of the Army Research Analysis, Projection and Development Branch at the invitation of its Head Major General Renuka Rowel (Rtd) at the Army Headquarters premises.