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  • ‘We Need to be Committed More Vigorously for Country’s Progress’ - Army Commander

    02nd January 2017 15:15:47 Hours

    Protection of the territorial integrity of the country, commitment to support the ‘Year of Poverty Alleviation’ programme of HE the President, allegiance to the continued commitment and dedication for the country’s prosperity,,....

  • May New Year - 2017 Usher Peace & Prosperity !

    31st December 2016 22:05:41 Hours

    Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva, Commander of the Army, all Senior Officers, Other Ranks and Members of the Civil Staff Wish our Readers around the World a Peaceful, Happy and Prosperous New Year !

  • Outgoing Indian & Chinese Defence Attachés Pay Courtesy Calls on Commander of the Army

    30th December 2016 17:13:01 Hours

    The outgoing Defence Attachés of the High Commission of India for Sri Lanka and People’s Republic of China for Sri Lanka this afternoon (30) made courtesy calls separately on the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva at the Army Headquarters.

  • New Station Officers’ Mess Complex at SFHQ-West Opened

    26th December 2016 13:57:45 Hours

    Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva, Commander of the Army on Monday (26) at the invitation of the Commander, Security Forces – West (SF-West), Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe, opened the newly-built Station Officers’ Mess complex in its compound and met those serving the Security Force Headquarters-West at Panagoda.

  • Merry Christmas & Season's Greetings !

    24th December 2016 21:00:00 Hours

    Lieutenant General Chrishanthe De Silva, Commander of the Army, all Officers, Other Ranks and Members of the Civil Staff Wish our Readers around the World a Merry X’mas !

  • Memories of Fallen ‘Sinha’ War Heroes Recalled

    24th December 2016 13:33:37 Hours

    Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) on Saturday (24) revered the memory of its brave and determined fallen War Heroes during a solemn and colourful ceremony at the SLSR Regimental Headquarters, Ambepussa. Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka at the invitation of the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva took time off and joined hundreds of next of kin of fallen War Heroes....

  • Army Christmas Carols Reverberates at Nelum Pokuna

    21st December 2016 22:05:40 Hours

    Sri Lanka Army’s annual Christmas Carols coordinated by the Army Christian Fellowship occurred this evening (21) at Nelum Pokuna theatre amidst a gathering of distinguished invitees. The day’s Chief Guest, Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi attended the special occasion, conducted in both Sinhala and English languages.

  • Mother Lanka Receives 124 More SLMA-Groomed Dedicated Army Officers

    17th December 2016 14:29:24 Hours

    A group of 124 more Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA) - groomed new Officer Cadets, including ladies during a glittering ceremony at Diyatalawa passed out this morning (17) upon receipt of their commissions with the avowed aim of serving the motherland as disciplined and dedicated officers of the Army.

  • Officer’s Widow Vested with New Home

    16th December 2016 12:50:51 Hours

    Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva’s compassion and considerateness towards bereaved families of officers and other rankers, came to light once again on Thursday (15) when one more new house, erected for another expired officer’s family was vested with the family at Hunupitiya, Wattala.

  • Tri Service Troops in Colourful Guard of Honour Greet Tajikistan President

    13th December 2016 13:00:01 Hours

    Tri-service troops including Sri Lanka Army had the distinguished honour of presenting the Guard of Honour to the visiting HE the President of Tajikistan, Emomali Rahmon at the Presidential Secretariat premises in Colombo Tuesday (13) morning.