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Commander Hands Over Army-Designed Presidential Dispatch Bag to the President

The ‘Attaché Case’, the Presidential dispatch bag, crafted jointly by the Directorate of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (DEME) and the Directorate of Information Technology on the instructions of the Commander of the Army in response to a special direction by His Excellency the President Ranil Wickremasinghe was handed over to the President this morning (2) by Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage, Commander of the Army at the Presidential Secretariat.

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Major General Chandana Wijayasundara’s Service Praised

Major General Chandana Wijayasundara’s Service Praised

03rd December 2022 06:33:12 Hours

Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage, Commander of the Army this evening (2) lent his best wishes and compliments to one more Senior Officer, Major General W.M.G.C.S.B Wijayasundara RSP USP ndu...

Retiring MIR Senior Officer’s Service Commended

Retiring MIR Senior Officer’s Service Commended

03rd December 2022 06:29:31 Hours

The retiring Major General S.J Priyadarshana RWP RSP USP of the Mechanized Infantry Regiment (MIR), the General Officer Commanding of the 66 Division on invitation arrived at the office of the Commander...

Commander’s Guest Lecture at DSCSC Touches Sri Lanka Army’s National Security Concerns

Commander’s Guest Lecture at DSCSC Touches Sri Lanka Army’s National Security Concerns

02nd December 2022 17:56:42 Hours

The Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC) at Sapugaskanda, the internationally-reputed academic seat of learning in Sri Lanka that trains...

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News Features

Two KLN Teams Emerge Co-Champions in Army Commander's Football Trophy

Two KLN Teams Emerge Co-Champions in Army Commander's Football Trophy

04th December 2022 18:42:39 Hours

The Army Commander’s Football Trophy (Northern Province) tournament, vied by 25 football teams of Jaffna, Mullaittivu, Kilinochchi, Vavuniya and Mannar districts...

Inter Regiment T-20 Cricket Finals Ends with a Tie

Inter Regiment T-20 Cricket Finals Ends with a Tie

03rd December 2022 19:06:56 Hours

The Army Inter Regiment T-20 finals were played at the Sri Lanka Ordnance Corps Regimental Centre grounds in Dombagoda on Friday (2). Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment and Sri Lanka Ordnance Corps teams were selected...

Mobile Agri Sale Unit Moves into Permanent Stall Near Army HQ

Mobile Agri Sale Unit Moves into Permanent Stall Near Army HQ

03rd December 2022 19:06:21 Hours

Popularity of the mobile sale of Army-produced agri products at subsidized price near the Army HQ at Sri Jayawardenepura received a further boost when the Commander of the Army...

Outward Bound Training Programme for Army Athletes

Outward Bound Training Programme for Army Athletes

03rd December 2022 19:06:04 Hours

The Sri Lanka Army Athletics Committee (SLAAC), in an attempt to prepare potential Army athletes for the forthcoming Defence Services Athletic Tournament - 2023 recently organized an Outward Bound Training...

MIR's New Colonel of the Regiment Takes over Duties

MIR's New Colonel of the Regiment Takes over Duties

03rd December 2022 19:05:06 Hours

Major General Deepal Pussella, Commander, Security Forces Headquarters - West (SFHQ-West) assumed duties as the 14th Colonel of the Regiment of Mechanized Infantry Regiment on 01 December 2022 at the...

Sinhala, Tamil & Muslim Cricket Clubs with Security Forces & Policemen Play Cricket in East

Sinhala, Tamil & Muslim Cricket Clubs with Security Forces & Policemen Play Cricket in East

03rd December 2022 19:04:52 Hours

223 and 222 Infantry Brigades of the 22 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - East, aimed at promoting harmony and reconciliation among...

SFHQ-Jaffna Salutes Outgoing Jaffna Commander

SFHQ-Jaffna Salutes Outgoing Jaffna Commander

03rd December 2022 19:04:30 Hours

Major General Chandana Wijayasundara who held the office of the Commander of Security Forces - Jaffna, relinquished the appointment on 01 December 2022 to retire from the Army after completing 35 years of illustrious service.

MIR's Outgoing Colonel of the Regiment Saluted at Regimental HQ

MIR's Outgoing Colonel of the Regiment Saluted at Regimental HQ

03rd December 2022 19:02:30 Hours

The Mechanized Infantry Regiment's (MIR) Regimental HQ held a formal farewell to its outgoing Colonel of the Regiment, Major General Channa Weerasuriya on Wednesday (30) at the MIR Regimental HQ in Dambulla...

War College Student Officers Interact with Military Secretary during Diners’ Club Session

War College Student Officers Interact with Military Secretary during Diners’ Club Session

03rd December 2022 19:01:54 Hours

The final 'Diners’ Club event calendar for 2022 at the Army War College (AWC) was held on Saturday (26) at the Officers’ Mess where Major General Swarna Bothota...

Situation Report

2022-11-26

NORTH: Troops recovered unserviceable two 60 mm mortar bombs and one 81mm mortar bomb from PERIYAIDDAMADU, OTIYAMALEI and MELIWANAM areas on Friday (25).

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The Army Commander’s Football Trophy (Northern Province) tournament, vied by 25 football teams of Jaffna, Mullaittivu, Kilinochchi, Vavuniya and Mannar districts saw its final tussle on Monday (28) at the Kilinochchi Northern Province Sports Complex playground where two teams, 'Saint Mary's - Kilinochchi' (KLN) and 'Urithipuram Kilinochchi' competed with each other. The tournament, launched with the intention of uplifting spirits of reconciliation and goodwill was organized on a concept of Major General Sanjaya Wanasinghe, Commander, Security Forces - Mullaittivu (SF-MLT) and Major General Chandimal Peiris, Commander 57 Infantry Division with active support of Colonel Thushan Wimalasena, Commander 572 Infantry Brigade.