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"The Army and service personnel for COVID-19 control work have been deployed as frontliners exclusively to assist health professionals on the directives of HE the President since he is well aware of the capacity, full potential and professional capabilities of the military and this all-time prepared assistance should not be misunderstood or misinterpreted as 'interference' in professional health work.

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'Sunquick' Offers its Refreshing Sachets for Distribution among Frontline Health Workers

11th June 2021 21:59:10 Hours

'Sunquick' Offers its Refreshing Sachets for Distribution among Frontline Health Workers

A representative managerial team of 'Sunquick Lanka' Company Limited considering fatigued and committed COVID-19 prevention roles, being performed by frontline service personnel across the country gifted a consignment of 100,000 sachets...

Travel Restrictions Extended Till 21 June - Head NOCPCO

11th June 2021 18:20:30 Hours

Travel Restrictions Extended Till 21 June - Head NOCPCO

General Shavendra Silva, Head of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army announced that travel restrictions now in force will be extended till 4.00 am on 21 June 2021 and will not be lifted on 14 June 2021.

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New SRSG with a Delegation Makes Formal Visit to Sri Lankan CCC in Mali

14th June 2021 13:28:36 Hours

New SRSG with a Delegation Makes Formal Visit to Sri Lankan CCC in Mali

The newly-appointed Special Representative of the Secretary General (SRSG) and Head of MINUSMA Mr El-Ghassim Wane on 4 June 2021 formally visited all key UN installations...

58 Division Troops Busy Preparing New ICC at Puttalam District Hospital

14th June 2021 08:23:39 Hours

58 Division Troops Busy Preparing New ICC at Puttalam District Hospital

To be well prepared to meet with any contingency, Major General Champaka Ranasinghe, General Officer Commanding, 58 Division in close consultation...

64 Division Troops Begin Repairs to Thadiyamalai - Muthiyankaddu Road Patch

14th June 2021 07:16:29 Hours

64 Division Troops Begin Repairs to Thadiyamalai - Muthiyankaddu Road Patch

Renovation of the road patch between Thadiyamalai to Muthiyankaddu in the general area of Mullaittivu began on Friday (11) with the participation of 6 Field Engineers...

Gampaha Still Records Most Positive Numbers-NOCPCO

14th June 2021 06:00:40 Hours

Gampaha Still Records Most Positive Numbers-NOCPCO

As of this morning (14), 2,361 more COVID- 19 positive cases have been reported during last 24 hours. Of them, the majority (362) was from Gampaha district, including 34 from Pallewela and Gampaha, 28 from Kadawatha...

58 Division Troops Clean Wennappuwa -Udappuwa Coastal Area

14th June 2021 05:00:40 Hours

58 Division Troops Clean Wennappuwa -Udappuwa Coastal Area

Wennappuwa - Udappuwa coastal areas, affected due to debris of the damaged 'X Press Pearl' container ship were cleaned up by troops of the 58 Division on the directions...

11 Division-Completed Gampola New ICC Formally Inaugurated

13th June 2021 18:05:58 Hours

11 Division-Completed Gampola New ICC Formally Inaugurated

11 Division troops of the Security Force HQ - Central with health authorities converted Somerset Tea Factory in Gampola, Kurunduwatta into an Intermediate Care Centre (ICC) to treat some 300...

Situation Report

2021-06-10

NORTH: Army troops recovered unserviceable one Arul bomb and two Anti Personnel mines from PALAMPIDDI area on Wednesday (09).

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The Sri Lankan National Football team, comprised of Army players left for South Korea last evening (31) to participate in FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Preliminary Joint Qualification Round 2 Group H, Centralized matches. Sri Lanka faces Lebanon on 5th June at 1130 hrs as the first match and the second match with the Republic of Korea on 9th June at 1630 hrs. Both matches will be played at Goyang Stadium, Goyang City. The 22-member squad comprised of 4 players of the Sri Lanka Army Football Team (Defenders FC) in the past few weeks were in much focus as the team included the best of the best in the country.