28th September 2017 22:17:39 Hours
The inaugural religious ceremony, the precursor to a series of commemorative events lined up in connection with the forthcoming Army Day (Oct 10) and 68th anniversary of the Sri Lanka Army took place this morning (28) at Sri Dalada Maligawa (Temple of Tooth) in Kandy where sacred relics remain enshrined for veneration.
25th September 2017 12:15:14 Hours
The most sought service provider to the Nation, the Sri Lanka Army on Sunday (24) made a monumental contribution to the people of Jaffna by vesting them with Army-constructed health facilities in the Waddukkodai and Kayts Regional Hospitals and the Regional Medical Officer’s (RMO) office complex at Marathankerny, Jaffna.
20th September 2017 12:27:55 Hours
Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, currently in Seoul, South Korea attending the Pacific Army Chiefs’ Conference (PACC) sessions had a cordial interaction with General Mark A. Milley, Chief of Staff of the Army, United States of America on Wednesday (20) on the sidelines of ongoing four-day sessions of the Conference.
19th September 2017 12:57:24 Hours
Top Army officers from Indo-Asia-Pacific region, including the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, now in Seoul, are attending the four-day Pacific Army Chiefs’ Conference (PACC), themed ‘Unity of Effort: Building Civil-Military Partnerships in Land Force Response to Non-Traditional Security Threats’.
14th September 2017 12:44:25 Hours
The Army-pioneered mock Exercise 'Cormorant Strike VIII - 2017’ Thursday (14) morning saw its one of the most exiting accomplishments, technically identified as the ‘Critical Engagement’ of the Exercise at Kuchchaveli, Trincomalee where a simulated multi-pronged joint amphibious attack on enemy hideouts was carried out.
13th September 2017 18:35:23 Hours
As the Sri Lanka Army’s state-of-the-art mega Field Training Exercise, ‘Cormorant Strike VIII - 2017’ is reaching its final phases, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, paid a visit to the Operational Headquarters of the Exercise at Minneriya Infantry Training Centre (ITC) with a view to taking a firsthand glimpse of the proceedings.
13th September 2017 05:47:30 Hours
Sri Lanka Army’s mother of all Regiments, Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI), which boasts an unblemished record of gallantry and bravery, had his troops recognized Tuesday (12) evening during a mammoth and impressive spectacle staged at the Defence Services College auditorium to award ‘Colours’ to hundreds of SLLI family members.
05th September 2017 17:32:31 Hours
HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces made a surprise visit to the new Defence Headquarters complex (DHQC) under construction at Akuregoda, Battaramulla on Tuesday (5), together with Secretary to the President, Austin Fernando and Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army with a view to receiving an update on the progress of the project.
29th August 2017 20:55:02 Hours
The 7th ‘Colombo Defence Seminar - 2017’ at the BMICH, the Sri Lanka Army’s annual symposium on security concerns at regional and global level with this year’s thematic focus on ‘Countering Violent Extremism: Global Trends’ drew to a close this evening (29) after an assortment of more than 90 world-wide security experts and a gathering of nearly 800 service personnel, distinguished scholars and intellectuals vowed to carry on with the endeavour ..........
28th August 2017 10:35:25 Hours
Amid reverberating applause and hearty welcome, the curtains were raised this morning (28) at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) for conduct of the 7th ‘Colombo Defence Seminar - 2017’ sessions, the annual flagship project of the Sri Lanka Army with a record number of participants.