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Buttala OCDC Begins Its 12th Seminar for Officers

17th December 2018 13:17:22 Hours

Buttala OCDC Begins Its 12th Seminar for Officers

The inauguration of the Buttala Officer Career Development Centre (OCDC) Seminar on the theme, ‘Contemporary Strategic Environment in the Region and the Role of Military Commanders’ took place this morning (17) during a simple ceremony headed by Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army as the Chief Guest.

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Army Has So Far Released 23773.62 Acres of Private Lands

18th December 2018 13:19:24 Hours

Army Has So Far Released 23773.62 Acres of Private Lands

Sri Lanka Army in line with the President’s directives on the release of civilians lands in the North and East, hither to being used for security purpose has so far freed a total acreage of 23773.62 acres, belongings to civilians during the period between May 2009 to meet with 31 December 2018 deadline set out by the office of the President.

Buttala OCDC Blessed with New Three-Storied Building

17th December 2018 16:09:06 Hours

Buttala OCDC Blessed with New Three-Storied Building

Fulfilling a long-felt necessity at the Buttala Officer Career Development Centre (OCDC), Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army who was there as the Chief Guest to inaugurate the Seminar 2/2018, ceremonially cut a ribbon and opened the new three-storied academic complex, ‘Academic Nexus’ and a new residential block this...

SLMA Releases Fully-Fledged 234 More New Officers to the 'Rata Rakina Jathiya'

17th December 2018 13:21:12 Hours

SLMA Releases Fully-Fledged 234 More New Officers to the 'Rata Rakina Jathiya'

The pride of the Nation, 'Rata Rakina Jathiya' (community defending the country) on Saturday (15) during a colourful ceremony at Diyatalawa Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA) was once again blessed with 234 youthful Officer Cadets who upon successful completion of their military training passed out...

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Late Major General W.J.T. Kamal Fernando (Retd) Laid to Rest

18th December 2018 11:37:42 Hours

Late Major General W.J.T. Kamal Fernando (Retd) Laid to Rest

Amid a gathering of his military comrades and scores of mourners, late Major General W.J.T. Kamal Fernando (Retd) bade farewell to the Nation during a military funeral that took place at the Colombo General Cemetery Monday (17) evening. Late Major General W.J.T. Kamal Fernando (Retd) joined history...

Poovarasankulam Road Made Normal in Two-day ' Shramadana'

18th December 2018 10:51:09 Hours

Poovarasankulam Road Made Normal in Two-day ' Shramadana'

Army troops of the 61 Division in response to the concerns of the local population in Velankulam, Iranaiiluppaikulam, Kakkayankulam, Periyawalayankaddu areas launched a two-day long community project and restored the Poovarasankulam - Thunukkai road which is the only access route for thousands....

SFHQ-C Troops Support Blood Donation Drive

18th December 2018 09:51:09 Hours

SFHQ-C Troops Support Blood Donation Drive

Troops at the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-C) lent their full support to conduct a blood donation campaign, launched by Ceylon Thowheed Jamath Association branch at Bandarawela on Saturday (15) at Bandarawela District Hospital. Army personnel and villagers participated in the programme...

Situation Report

08-12-2018

NORTH: Troops recovered thirty-one anti personnel mines and two 60 mm mortar bombs from WETTIYAMURUPPU, PARASANKULAM and PERIYAMADU areas on Friday (7).

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Sri Lanka Army Sepak Takraw (Kick Volleyball) team recently grabbed the championship in 14th Sepak Takraw National Championship organized by Sri Lanka National Recruit Council (Adhunika Sepak Takraw Sammelanaya). 20 male teams, 15 female teams and 6 School teams attended this year’s Championship, held at Albert F Peiris Indoor Stadium in Wennappuwa.