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  • Army to Support Full-Pledged Awareness Project on Dangerous Drugs Thru Island-wide Schools

    14th January 2019 22:00:21 Hours

    Army to Support Full-Pledged Awareness Project on Dangerous Drugs Thru Island-wide Schools

    Presidential Task Force on Drug Prevention considering the Sri Lanka Army as the best messenger for prevention and eradication of dangerous drugs, now a national priority, seeks the Army assistance to spearhead a full-pledged propaganda ‘war’ against drugs....

  • Wishing You a Prosperous Thaipongal !

    14th January 2019 21:17:08 Hours

    Wishing You a Prosperous Thaipongal !

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, all Senior Officers, Other Ranks and Members of the Civil Staff Wish Our Readers around the World a Prosperous Thaipongal !

  • Young Educational Achievers in SLAVF Families Awarded Scholarships & Incentives

    11th January 2019 21:39:07 Hours

    Young Educational Achievers in SLAVF Families Awarded Scholarships & Incentives

    A record 701 children of Officers and Other Ranks serving the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force (SLAVF) during a ceremony at Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) on Friday (11) received educational assistance as accessories, scholarships and medals to the value of Rs 14.2 million, including 10 new laptop computers.

  • CRD-Produced First Ballistic Rubber Sample in Sri Lanka Inducted into the Army

    10th January 2019 15:39:58 Hours

    CRD-Produced First Ballistic Rubber Sample in Sri Lanka Inducted into the Army

    The locally manufactured and newly-developed ballistic rubber sample for firing which saw the light, consequent upon a series of scientific researches, spearheaded by the Centre for Research and Development (CRD) of the Ministry of Defence was formally presented and introduced to the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake on Wednesday (9) at the Army Headquarters by the researcher, Major N. A. B. M. S. Nishshanka....

  • Commander on New Year Visit to MSM Stimulates Canada-bound Wheelchair Dancers

    08th January 2019 20:16:25 Hours

    Commander on New Year Visit to MSM Stimulates Canada-bound Wheelchair Dancers

    Not forgetful of the unmatched sacrifices of War Heroes who defended the country at the expense of their legs and limbs, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army this afternoon (8), carrying a valuable stock of New Year gifts visited recuperating War Heroes at Attidiya ‘Mihindu Seth Medura’ (MSM) wellness resort.

  • "Army while Committing to National Development, Ready to Meet with any Security Challenges" – Commander of the Army

    01st January 2019 15:49:24 Hours

    “While committing ourselves to make national development programmes a success, it is all the time required for the Army to be prepared to face any threat against national security, be it internal or otherwise. Improvement to this aspect is to be further enhanced during the year 2019 with different training programmes since it is the Army who would stand for the territorial integrity and unitary status of the country,” so said Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army participating in the New Year’s first customary working day ceremony held this morning (1) at....

  • May New Year - 2019 Usher Peace & Prosperity !

    31st December 2018 22:00:59 Hours

    May New Year - 2019 Usher Peace & Prosperity !

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, 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 !

  • ‘Kaffir’ Ethnic Groups in Puttalam Showcase Aesthetic Skills in Army-organized Christmas Carols

    29th December 2018 12:33:22 Hours

    ‘Kaffir’ Ethnic Groups in Puttalam Showcase Aesthetic Skills in Army-organized Christmas Carols

    An exceptionally rare spectacle, blended with ethno-cultural roots of their country of origin, the African continent came on the stage at Puttalam St Mary's Church Friday (28) evening when a new generation of the ethnic minority of Kaffir (Kaapiri) artistes, still living in the Puttalam district impressed a large gathering by presenting their age-old aesthetic and exclusive cultural features and....

  • Merry Christmas & Season’s Compliments !

    24th December 2018 22:13:42 Hours

    Merry Christmas & Season’s Compliments !

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, all Officers, Other Ranks and members of the Civil Staff wish all our readers around the world a Merry X’mas !

  • 118 Army-built New Homes for War Heroes & Families under Commander's Project Vested in Beneficiaries

    20th December 2018 14:22:56 Hours

    118 Army-built New Homes for War Heroes & Families under Commander's Project Vested in Beneficiaries

    Handover of legal documents and keys of newly-erected 118 homes to War Heroes, Next of Kin (NOK) of those Killed In Action (KIA) and those Wounded In Action (WIA) under the Stage III/IV of the ‘Commander’s Special Housing Project’ and award of National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) certificates to 147 potential Army retirees who underwent training in 'Production of Heavy Vehicles' Course at Galkulama Training School, took place on Wednesday (19) at the Defence Services College - Colombo 2 during a simple ceremony.