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  • New Constructions Erected by Army Troops Opened in Bingiriya National Vesak Zone

    30th April 2018 13:55:42 Hours

    New Constructions Erected by Army Troops Opened in Bingiriya National Vesak Zone

    The formal declaration of the National Vesak Festival – 2018 took place at the designated Bingiriya Devagiri Raja Maha Viharaya premises on Saturday (28) under the aegis of HE the President Maithripala Sirisena during a glittering ceremony at Bingiriya. The national event coincided with the construction of a new Dharmashala (preaching hall) and all other renovation work, carried out by Sri Lanka Army troops of the Security Force Headquarters – West (SFHQ-West) and Corps of Engineer Services (CES).

  • May You All Be Well on This Noble Day

    28th April 2018 22:08:40 Hours

    May You All Be Well on This Noble Day

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, All Ranks & Members of the Civil Staff on this Thrice Blessed Day (Vesak Poya Day). Wish all of You a very Peaceful Vesak !

  • Commander in Historic Gesture Has Audience with Pakistan’s Premier

    24th April 2018 00:07:30 Hours

    Commander in Historic Gesture Has Audience with Pakistan’s Premier

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, in what could be regarded as a landmark milestone of the friendship that prevails between Sri Lanka and Pakistan, had the rare privilege of extending courtesies and having a very cordial and fruitful bilateral discussion with Hon. Prime Minister of Pakistan, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on defence cooperation on Monday (23) afternoon at the Prime Minister's Secretariat.....

  • Commander in Malaysia Shares Views with Malaysia's Chief of Army

    20th April 2018 21:44:57 Hours

    Commander in Malaysia Shares Views with Malaysia's Chief of Army

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army during his stay in Malaysia for participation in the 16th edition of Defence Services Asia (DSA) Exhibition – 2018 and its Conference met General Dato’ Sri Zulkiple bin Hj Kassim, Chief of Malaysian Army towards the end of conference sessions at Malaysia's International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC) in Kuala Lumpur.

  • AHQ Greets New Year with Customary Tea Table

    20th April 2018 16:46:39 Hours

    AHQ Greets New Year with Customary Tea Table

    The customary Sinhala and Tamil New Year tea table and get-together at the Army Headquarters (AHQ) got underway Friday (20) morning with Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, gracing the occasion as the Chief Guest.

  • Sri Lankan Army Chief among Invitees at DSA in Malaysia

    17th April 2018 18:17:45 Hours

    Sri Lankan Army Chief among Invitees at DSA in Malaysia

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army was among one of the distinguished invitees to the ongoing 16th edition of Defence Services Asia (DSA) Exhibition and Conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. DSA - 2018 and National Security NATSEC Asia was ceremonially inaugurated on Sunday.....

  • Commander on ‘Nēgam’ to His Mother Regiment at Mattegoda

    16th April 2018 14:32:52 Hours

    Commander on ‘Nēgam’ to His Mother Regiment at Mattegoda

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, showing his cherished sense of gratitude to his mother Regiment, Sri Lanka Engineers (SLE), visited the 5 Field Sri Lanka Engineers camp complex at Mattegoda on the New Year day (April 14) and joined the observance of New Year rites and rituals in a rare gesture of goodwill and concern to the Sri Lanka Engineers, for which Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake was posted soon after he was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant.

  • May Sinhala & Tamil New Year - 2018 Usher in Fresh Thoughts, Happiness & Prosperity !

    13th April 2018 22:00:00 Hours

    May Sinhala & Tamil New Year - 2018 Usher in Fresh Thoughts, Happiness & Prosperity !

    Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, all Senior Officers, Officers, Other Rankers and Members of the Civil Staff in the Army wish All of You a very Happy & Prosperous Sinhala & Tamil New Year 2018 !

  • A Record 683 Acres of Land Released to Jaffna People

    13th April 2018 15:38:30 Hours

    A Record 683 Acres of Land Released to Jaffna People

    In line with the government’s policy of releasing civilians’ land, hitherto used by Jaffna Security Forces, the Sri Lanka Army without compromising national security interests released a record 683 acres of land in Thelippalei Divisional Secretariat area to 964 legal owners during a ceremony, held this morning (13) in the same location, Thelippalei under the auspices of the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake and the District Secretary for Jaffna, Mr Nagalingam Vedanayaham.

  • Sec. Defence Lauds SL Army's Honourable Achievements & Assures Best Support

    12th April 2018 13:19:50 Hours

    Sec. Defence Lauds SL Army's Honourable Achievements & Assures Best Support

    Mr Kapila Waidyaratne PC, Secretary to the Ministry of Defence gracing the landmark inauguration of the first-ever Directorate of Overseas Operations (DOO) of the Army in Colombo 3 as the Chief Guest underlined that the Sri Lanka Army need not be concerned about 'labels' since it had already proved to the world that what is left for them was only to 'better' it since no task would be 'daunting' to it after restoration of peace in the country.