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President’s Maiden Visit to Army HQ Greeted with Red Carpet Welcome & Military Honours

The Army Headquarters at Sri Jayawardenepura on Tuesday (9) laid a red carpet welcome to the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, President Ranil Wickremesinghe when he made his first formal visit to the HQ at the invitation of the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage after the former's recent assumption of office as the 8th Executive President of Sri Lanka.

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Commander, New Member of the National Sports Council

10th August 2022 19:03:44 Hours

Commander, New Member of the National Sports Council

Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage Commander of the Army has also been appointed as a member of the National Sports Council of the Ministry of Sports after a decision was taken by the government...

Commander Invited to Deliver Guest Lecture at NDC

10th August 2022 18:30:44 Hours

Commander Invited to Deliver Guest Lecture at NDC

The National Defence College (NDC) at Colombo 3, the highest academic seat of learning for Tri-services and Police in Sri Lanka invited Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage, Commander of the Army...

Commander Gets First-hand Experience Visiting Panagoda Army Cantonment

09th August 2022 20:48:09 Hours

Commander Gets First-hand Experience Visiting Panagoda Army Cantonment

Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage, Commander of the Army during an unannounced visit to the Panagoda Army Cantonment and the Army...

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30th Death Anniversary of Lt Gen Denzil Kobbekaduwa Commemorated

10th August 2022 19:30:08 Hours

30th Death Anniversary of Lt Gen Denzil Kobbekaduwa Commemorated

Grateful fellow-military personnel, veterans and people of Sri Lanka on Monday (8) paid tribute to the memory of one of the colossal and finest contemporary War Heroes, Lieutenant General Denzil Kobbekaduwa...

Corporal H Palitha Bandara, Silver Medalist Returns Home amid Cheers

10th August 2022 17:52:28 Hours

Corporal H Palitha Bandara, Silver Medalist Returns Home amid Cheers

The Sri Lanka Army Para Athlete, Corporal H.G Palitha Bandara who brought honour and admiration by winning the Silver medal in the para discus throw event in the Commonwealth Games tournament, returned to the island on Monday (8) to be received warmly...

West Troops Extinguish Fire at Private Property

10th August 2022 17:02:28 Hours

West Troops Extinguish Fire at Private Property

On Monday (8), responsive to emergency need, troops of the 16 Gajaba Regiment (GR) under the 143 Brigade of the Security Forces-West rushed to Sirambiadiya in Puttalam area, and assisted to douse a bush fire that had erupted in a private land extent.

GR Founding Father Remembered Offering Floral Tributes

09th August 2022 21:20:28 Hours

GR Founding Father Remembered Offering Floral Tributes

The 30th death anniversary of one of the best military leaders in the Sri Lankan Military History, who is also the founding father of the Gajaba Regiment, Major General Vijaya Wimalaratne who laid his life with Lt General Denzil Kobbekaduwa and eight others...

Trimester Courses End at Buttala Army War College

09th August 2022 21:00:28 Hours

Trimester Courses End at Buttala Army War College

The graduation ceremony of the Buttala Army War College's (AWC) Second Trimester was held on Saturday (6) at its auditorium, headed by Brigadier Y.A.B.M Yahampath, Commandant at Army War College who graced the occasion as the Chief Guest...

111 Brigade Troops Commemorate Lt Gen Denzil Kobbekaduwa Giving Blood

09th August 2022 20:30:28 Hours

111 Brigade Troops Commemorate Lt Gen Denzil Kobbekaduwa Giving Blood

In parallel with the 30th death anniversary of Lieutenant General Denzil Kobbekaduwa which fell on Monday (8), 111 Brigade troops of the 11 Division had a blood donation campaign organized on...

Buddhist Monk's Initiative Gets More Relief Packs for Mulleriyawa South Residents

09th August 2022 20:15:28 Hours

Buddhist Monk's Initiative Gets More Relief Packs for Mulleriyawa South Residents

Low-income group families living in Mulleriyawa South, Dodangahahena, Madinnagoda and Elhena areas, served by 2 (v) Battalion of Sri Lanka Light Infantry troops of the 144 Brigade of the 14 Division...

Removal of Earth Mound Resumes Traffic Movements

09th August 2022 20:00:28 Hours

Removal of Earth Mound Resumes Traffic Movements

An earth mound that obstructed the public and vehicle movement on the Nallathanniya -Maskeliya main road, was entirely removed by 112 Brigade troops of the 11 Division on Friday (5) after torrential rains caused havoc. Major General Kalpa Sanjeewa...

Army Logistic Commander Arrives at Sri Lanka Army Ordnance Corps Training School

09th August 2022 19:00:28 Hours

Army Logistic Commander Arrives at Sri Lanka Army Ordnance Corps Training School

Major General Indu Samarakoon, Commander, Army Logistic Command made his first official visit to the Sri Lanka Army Ordnance Corps Training School at Dombagoda on 3 August in order to have a look at its functional aspects.

Situation Report

2022-08-09

NORTH: Troops recovered three T 56 magazines, unserviceable two hand grenades and one nose part of a Rocket Propeller Grenade (RPG) from KURUWILAN and MULLIVAIKKAL areas on Monday (8).

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All island Shakthi powerlifting Championship was held at the Bandaragama Maithree hall on Saturday (6) with the participation of leading powerlifting club representatives.