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Another Army Contingent Amid Best Wishes Off to Mali

One more contingent of 100 well-trained, meticulously-prepared and professionally-trained Army personnel in the Combat Convoy Company (CCC), designed to serve in the United Nations (UN) Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) left for Mali this evening (23) as the first group of the contingent of 243 troops, set to leave in stages.

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Troops Evacuate O/L Candidates & Enable Resumption of Exam Work within Minutes

24th May 2022 12:13:19 Hours

Troops Evacuate O/L Candidates & Enable Resumption of Exam Work within Minutes

143 Brigade troops with 58 Division troops in Puttalam this morning (24) immediately evacuated flood-affected 156 GCE O/L candidates from ground floor class rooms at....

Formal Culmination of State Vesak Commemoration Marked at Kuragala with Colourful Religious Performances

23rd May 2022 11:00:56 Hours

Formal Culmination of State Vesak Commemoration Marked at Kuragala with Colourful Religious Performances

The formal culmination of the week-long State Vesak Festival at Army-revived, built and completely renovated ancient Kuragala cave temple complex, known as Kuragala Rajamaha Viharaya took place during this weekend....

Nation Honours Those Deserving to be Honoured at War Heroes' Monument on 13th Anniversary Day

20th May 2022 12:38:13 Hours

Nation Honours Those Deserving to be Honoured at War Heroes' Monument on 13th Anniversary Day

UNDYING memories and gallantry of heroic War Heroes who made the supreme sacrifice while defending the motherland were revered, admired and honoured...

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Troops Clear Fallen Trees & Enable Resumption of Vehicle Traffic

24th May 2022 21:12:37 Hours

Troops Clear Fallen Trees & Enable Resumption of Vehicle Traffic

Troops of 16 Sri Lanka National Guards (SLNG) under command to the 241 Brigade of the 24 Division of the Security Force HQ - East (SFHQ-E) this afternoon (24) rushed to clear the road patch between Kalmunai and Uhana...

New SLAVF Deputy Commandant Begins Duties

24th May 2022 20:27:57 Hours

New SLAVF Deputy Commandant Begins Duties

Major General Shane Gunawardhane, the newly-appointed Deputy Commandant, Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force, assumed office on Monday (23) during a simple ceremony, held at the SLAVF Headquarters in Kosgama.

SFHQ-Central Coordinates School Accessories for Children

24th May 2022 20:19:03 Hours

SFHQ-Central Coordinates School Accessories for Children

Troops of the Security Force Headquarters - Central coordinated the donation of a large stock of school accessories among 106 children of under-privileged low income group families, resident in Gonamatawa...

Children with Special Needs Given Lunch

24th May 2022 20:12:32 Hours

Children with Special Needs Given Lunch

68 Division troops of the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu with the intention of assisting the community in Thevipuram area took steps to provide a delicious lunch to the children with special needs, resident at...

Dry Ration Packs Given to Pregnant Women

23rd May 2022 21:32:44 Hours

Dry Ration Packs Given to Pregnant Women

In order to transfer merits to fallen War Heroes on the National War Heroes’ Day (May 18), 14 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) troops of the 641 Brigade under command to the 64 Division of the Security Force Headquarters...

More Physical Training Instructors Groomed

23rd May 2022 21:28:13 Hours

More Physical Training Instructors Groomed

The Passing out Parade (PoP) of Physical Training Instructor Course for Officers No - 13, Advanced Physical Training Instructor Course No - 43, and Assistant Physical Training Course No - 125 took place at Army Physical...

Heroism of War Heroes in ‘Mihindu Seth Medura’ Lauded & Admired on National War Heroes’ Day

21st May 2022 23:09:05 Hours

Heroism of War Heroes in ‘Mihindu Seth Medura’ Lauded & Admired on National War Heroes’ Day

Symbolizing the importance and the prominence, being attached to the heroic War Heroes who remain incapacitated due to serious injuries sustained in the defence of the motherland, General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army....

Island-wide Troops Add Their Share to Festival of Lights & Help Civilians

21st May 2022 22:24:28 Hours

Island-wide Troops Add Their Share to Festival of Lights & Help Civilians

Practising the prominent Buddhist virtue of 'Daana' (Donation) during 'Vesak' season, Army troops of the 651, 652 and 653 Brigades under the 65 Division on the Vesak Full Moon Poya Day (15) offered special lunch packets...

Army Launches Next Booster Vaccination

20th May 2022 19:18:45 Hours

Army Launches Next Booster Vaccination

At the request of health authorities, Sri Lanka Medical Corps troops and Security Force Headquarters - West troops are currently conducting the fourth stage of COVID-19 vaccination programme for the benefit...

Situation Report

2022-05-23

NORTH: Army troops recovered unserviceable one 81 mm mortar bomb from KANKASANTHUREI area on Sunday (22).

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The prize-awarding ceremony of the Inter Regiment Carrom Championship 2022 took place on Friday (25) at Panagoda, Army Physical Training School after the tournament that began on Monday (21) continued at the Sri Lanka Signal Corps (SLSC) Regimental Centre.