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Exceptionally-Skilled 200 More Air Mobile Graduates Receive Graduation

The state-of-the art Air Mobile Training School (AMTS) at Nikawewa under the 53 Division Headquarters adorned ceremonial garbs Wednesday (28) morning and inducted well-trained 4 more Officers and 196 Other Ranks of the Reserve Strike Force (RSF) who completed the intensive Training Course No-23 of the AMTS, amidst greetings and best wishes during an eventful formal ceremony, dignified by the presence of General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army as the Chief Guest.

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Army Runs 24 Hr Open Vaccination Centres for 2nd Dose of AstraZeneca Vaccine

01st August 2021 18:34:30 Hours

Army Runs 24 Hr Open Vaccination Centres for 2nd Dose of AstraZeneca Vaccine

The Sri Lanka Army Medical Corps (SLAMC) personnel of the Directorate of Preventive Medicine and Mental Health Services extending their prioritized concern for the national vaccination drive as per close instructions of General Shavendra Silva....

NOCPCO Head & Others Evaluate Updates on COVID-19

29th July 2021 23:00:01 Hours

NOCPCO Head & Others Evaluate Updates on COVID-19

One more session of the Task Force in the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID 19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) at Rajagiriya got underway this afternoon (29), headed by General Shavendra Silva, Head of the NOCPCO, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army...

Commander’s League T20 Cricket Set to Kick Off

29th July 2021 18:00:01 Hours

Commander’s League T20 Cricket Set to Kick Off

The second edition of the Army Commander’s League T20 Cricket Tournament, expecting to screen most skilled and potential players in a competitive setting and participate in forthcoming major club tournaments is to be kicked off from 31 July to 8 August at the Army Cricket Ground of international standards...

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Differently Able Army War Hero to Represent Tokyo Paralympic Games - 2021

30th July 2021 23:25:57 Hours

Differently Able Army War Hero to Represent Tokyo Paralympic Games - 2021

Sri Lanka’s differently able No. 1 Wheelchair Tennis player cum the War Hero, Sergeant D.H.R Dharmasena of the Army has been selected to participate in the Tokyo Paralympics Games - 2021. This is the third time that a wheelchair tennis player....

241 Brigade Initiates Construction of Water Basin to Resist Sea Water

30th July 2021 16:00:28 Hours

241 Brigade Initiates Construction of Water Basin to Resist Sea Water

A project of irrigational value that could enhance cultivation of vegetables and food crops, supply of much-needed water for paddy fields and availability of salt-free water for drinking purposes, etc has now been undertaken by technically-skilled engineering troops of the 241 Brigade...

Construction Progress of Kandy Army Hospital Reviewed

30th July 2021 15:58:28 Hours

Construction Progress of Kandy Army Hospital Reviewed

The new Army Hospital complex in Kandy, the first of its kind for Army personnel in the up country, adjoining the 11 Division HQ compound as per directions of the Commander of the Army, is now nearing completion. Major General Vikum Liyanage, Commander, Security Forces - Central on....

551 More Persons Leave QCs - NOCPCO

30th July 2021 13:57:28 Hours

551 More Persons Leave QCs - NOCPCO

As of this morning (2), a total of 2,510 more persons were confirmed positive to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. Among them, 20 were Sri Lankan expatriates. The rest 2.490 were locally-identified positive cases, including the majority 398 from Kalutara District, 384 from Gampaha District...

Field Engineers at Work Repairing 4 More Irrigational Tanks

30th July 2021 13:56:28 Hours

Field Engineers at Work Repairing 4 More Irrigational Tanks

To be in line with the Presidential directive under the “Vistas of Prosperity and Splendour” and the "Vaari Saubhgya" project, Field Engineer Brigade troops of the Sri Lanka Engineers are engaged in the renovation of 4 tanks in Mahaweli-L zone in Welioya under the 200 tank renovation project, entrusted...

Troops Erect Temple Buildings in 542 Brigade Area

30th July 2021 12:15:44 Hours

Troops Erect Temple Buildings in 542 Brigade Area

542 Brigade troops at the request of the Incumbent at Wilpattu Wijayatilake Temple, Venerable Maha Vilachchiye Wimala Thero are currently assisting the construction of the temple’s shrine, residential quarters, preaching hall, temple bell tower, alms hall and other constructions.

Situation Report

2021-08-01

NORTH: Army troops recovered Unserviceable one 81 mm mortar bomb, one Rocket Propeller Grenade and one hand grenade from ETHAWETUNUWEWA, VALEIMADAM and THEVIPURAM areas on Saturday (31).

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The Sri Lanka Army Athlete, Ushan Thiwanka Perera recently established a new Sri Lankan record in High Jump by recording 2.30 m in the US Texas Relays Athletic Championship. Presently, he is undergoing training in the US to reach Olympic standards.