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  • DSC Colombo Annual Swimming Meet Begins

    10th December 2017 07:52:33 Hours

    The Inter-school Age Group Swimming Meet, organized annually by the Defence Services College, Colombo 2 got to a start for the third consecutive year Saturday (9) morning in the pool premises.

  • Commander in His Formal Talk to DSCSC Highlights Importance of Civil-Military Partnership

    07th December 2017 21:54:08 Hours

    Student Officers reading for the Pass Staff College (psc) degree at the Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC) at Sapugaskanda this morning (7) as has been the customary practice at the DSCSC were privileged to listen to the formal address of Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army at the DSCSC auditorium.

  • President Makes a Surprise Visit to ITC & Interacts with Samurdhi Trainees

    06th December 2017 07:02:33 Hours

    In a Surprise move, HE the President, Maithripala Sirisena, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Tuesday (5) evening dropped in at the Minneriya Infantry Training Centre (ITC) where one Army-organized ‘Leadership Training’ Course, is currently underway for 1904 newly-appointed Samurdhi Officers Island-wide.

  • Ambassador for Iran Extends Courtesies to Commander of the Army

    05th December 2017 18:11:37 Hours

    HE Ambassador for the Islamic Republic of Iran in Colombo, Mr Mohammad Zaeri Amirani this morning (5) extended a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake at the Army Headquarters.

  • New Golden Fence Around Bodhiya at Army Temple Unveiled

    04th December 2017 09:41:24 Hours

    The newly-erected golden fence ‘Ran Veta’ around the sacred Bodhiya at Sri Bodhirajaramaya (Army temple) in Panagoda was unveiled this evening (3) on account of Unduvap Poya Day during a simple religious ceremony. Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake at the invitation of......

  • Army Troops in Another Milestone Ready for UN Mission in Mali

    30th November 2017 16:27:23 Hours

    Sri Lanka Army, now recognized globally as a UN troop contributing country (TCC) will have one more feather in its cap since a new contingent of 200-strong Combat Convoy Company (CCC) of the Sri Lanka Army for another UN Peace Keeping Mission is set to leave for Mali, a landlocked West African country, marred by ethnic tensions.

  • New High Commissioner of Pakistan Exchanges Views with Commander of the Army

    29th November 2017 23:23:31 Hours

    The newly-appointed High Commissioner of Islamic Republic of Pakistan to Sri Lanka, Dr. Shahid Ahmad Hashmat paid a courtesy call on Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army this evening (29) at the Army Headquarters.

  • New 350 Commandos Receive Graduation in Thrilling Ceremony

    25th November 2017 18:43:40 Hours

    The Passing out Parade (PoP) of the 46th batch of the Commando troops, including 13 Officers and 337 Other Rankers took place on Saturday (25) at Uva-Kudaoya Commando Regiment Training School (CRTS) premises.

  • Curtains Come Down on Mega ‘Army Para Games – 2017’ with New Hopes

    24th November 2017 22:50:06 Hours

    Differently-able Army athletes, numbering more than 450 who showcased their unparalleled sports skills during their landmark three-day long ‘20th Army Para Games - 2017’ brought the tournament to end at Diyagama Stadium Friday (24) afternoon after creating glimmers of new hopes among War Heroes.

  • ‘Army Para Games 2017’ Begins in a Glittering Ceremony

    22nd November 2017 14:45:14 Hours

    More than 450 differently-able War Heroes who had sacrificed their legs and limbs in the fight against the 30-year long War for Peace this morning (22) began to showcase their multiple sport talents in the Sri Lanka Army Para Games 2017 tournament, inaugurated by the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake.