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News Archive

  • Army Personnel Enable Police to Arrest Three with 501.6 grams of Heroin


    Active assistance given by Army personnel enabled the Police Narcotics Bureau to arrest three suspects, engaged in the sale of narcotics to foreign tourists on Tuesday (29) late night, together with 501.6 grams of Heroin from Dehiwala area. Army personnel on being informed of this clandestine business remained vigilant for a couple of days before the Police were tipped to take those drugdealers into custody with Heroin, brought down here to be sold to foreigners visiting Sri Lanka.

  • 12 Division Organizes Dengue Eradication Programme


    Under the guidance of Major General Ubaya Medawela, Commander, Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-C), 12 Division troops in coordination with the Hambantota Divisional Secretariat organized a Dengue eradication campaign on April 8. The campaign was conducted in several places including Beddewela, Karagamlewaya, Samodagama and Sittakulama in Hambantota.
  • Minister G.L Peiris visits Jaffna

    MINISTER G.L Peiris flew to Jaffna on 23rd December morning and he was welcomed in Palaly airbase by Minister Douglas Devananda and Jaffna Commander Major General L.B.R Mark. Later the two ministers had a discussion with the Jaffna Commander at Security Forces Headquarters, Jaffna (SFHQ - J) about the present situation in Jaffna and ongoing development activities. After the discussion the two ministers left the SFHQ - J to attend several ceremonies organized in Jaffna.

  • Army Dance Back On Stage Reviving Old Social Events

     
    The much-awaited Army Dinner Dance that revives one of the oldest socializing events in the organization gets underway Saturday (15) evening at Exhibition and Convention Centre with the participation of over 750 couples in the Army. The Army, regarded as the pioneers in introducing ‘Dinner Dances’ to the country way back while Sri Lanka was under the British rule, regards the event as one of the most entertaining features since it provides a common platform to all fatigued Officers and Other Ranks for fellowship, comradeship and goodwill. This practice was revived this year after absence of more than 25 years due to popularity and demand for it by all serving the Army.
     
  • 23 Div Troops Learn on Importance of Energy Conservation

     
    Officers and other ranks serving under the 23 Division Headquarters on Monday (8) gathered together, headed by Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi, General Officer Commanding and listened to a lecture on ‘Economical Use of Electricity’ to be in parallel with the ongoing government’s programme on conservation of electricity and power.
     
  • Army 60th Anniversary Pirith Chanting & Alms Giving Culminates

    THE final leg of the religious observances in connection with the Army’s 60th Anniversary came to a close Sunday (11) afternoon after an alms-giving to over sixty Bhikkus followed by a whole night Pirith chanting at Sri Bodhirajaramaya, Panagoda Saturday (10). Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya attended the Pirith chanting and alms-giving organized by the Army Buddhist Assocation. President Seva Vanitha Army Branch (SVAB) Mrs. Manjulika Jayasuriya, Chief of Staff Major General Mendaka Samarasinghe......

  • Etisalat Sponsorship Gives a Fillip to Army Rugby

    Etisalat repeating its encouraging initiatives for the promotion of Army Rugby in the organization is to sponsor the Army Rugby team participating in the forthcoming Rugby Tournament - 2013. Mr Duminda Ratnayake, Chief Executive Officer, Etisalat after meeting the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya......

  • Chinese NDU Delegation on Tour Arrives at SFHQ-West


    The 33 members delegation of the Chinese National Defence University (NDU) who is recently in Sri Lanka, headed by Lieutenant General Wang Yongsheng, Vice President of NDU, visited the Security Force Headquarters-West (SFHQ-West) on Tuesday (24). The 33 member delegation included Lieutenant General Wang Yongsheng..............
  • Totally Dependent Southern War Heroes To Be Housed In Second Wellness Resort, 'Abimansala-2': Ground Breaking on Thursday (19)


    Sri Lanka Army, affording its deserving recognition as well as the most vital element of sharing and caring to permanently dependent valiant unsung War Heroes of our times,  is set to embark on the challenging task of erecting the second wellness resort, ‘Abimansala-2’ in the South at Wilpitawatta, Udumulla under Athuraliya Divisional Secretariat. The auspicious ground-breaking and foundation-laying ceremony for this state of the art complex for lifetime rest and relaxation for.....

  • Japan - Sri Lanka Friendship Donates Two More Fire Engines to the Army


    Japan - Sri Lanka Friendship Association (JSFA), showing its goodwill towards the Army once again on Friday (19) donated two fire engines that can be used in the north and east during a brief ceremony at the Army Headquarters. The JSFA, presided by Dr Lal Thilakarathne with the generous support of Japanese philanthropists and members......