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'Way Forward Strategy-2020-2025' Takes One More Milestone Step Forward Raising 1st Corps of SLA

The landmark unification of Reserve Strike Divisions, Special Operations Forces and elements of other arms in the Sri Lanka Army as 1 Corps of the Sri Lanka Army occurred this morning (17) during a formal ceremony at Saliyapura Gajaba Regiment Regimental HQ premises as promulgated in the Army Commander's 'Way Forward Strategy 2020-2025' for the organization.

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Outgoing Japanese Ambassador Pays Courtesies on Army Commander

19th October 2021 19:17:17 Hours

Outgoing Japanese Ambassador Pays Courtesies on Army Commander

H.E. Mr Akira Sugiyama, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in the Embassy of Japan in Sri Lanka paid his farewell call on the Chief Defence Staff and Commander of the Army...

Tri-Service NDC Delegation from India Pays Courtesies to Sri Lankan Army Chief

18th October 2021 19:03:47 Hours

Tri-Service NDC Delegation from India Pays Courtesies to Sri Lankan Army Chief

Hard on the heels of the departure of the Indian Army Chief after a goodwill visit, a delegation of undergraduates studying at the National Defence College (NDC) of India arrived in Sri Lanka this morning...

Former SFHQ-Kilinochchi, Now Operational HQ of the Just-raised 1 Corps of the Army

17th October 2021 20:58:38 Hours

Former SFHQ-Kilinochchi, Now Operational HQ of the Just-raised 1 Corps of the Army

Kilinochchi-based Headquarters of the just-raised 1 Corps of the Sri Lanka Army (1 Corps) that would constitute a large mobile reserve as the key striking force, capable of executing emergency operations under...

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News Features

Commander Assures Army Cooperation to Farming Communities in Kilinochchi & Mullaittivu

19th October 2021 14:30:38 Hours

Commander Assures Army Cooperation to Farming Communities in Kilinochchi & Mullaittivu

A representative group of farmers of different farming associations in both Kilinochchi and Mullaittivu districts on the sidelines of the Army Commander’s visit to Kilinochchi....

Generous Social Worker from South Provides House for Another Family

19th October 2021 14:00:18 Hours

Generous Social Worker from South Provides House for Another Family

Troops of the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) once again extended their technical, engineering and manpower support to build a new house to another underprivileged family in Imayanan, Udupiddy after their plight...

New Commander 1 Corps Assumes Office

19th October 2021 12:57:32 Hours

New Commander 1 Corps Assumes Office

Major General Harendra Ranasinghe the newly-appointed Commander of 1 Corps - Kilinochchi commenced his duties as 1st Commander of 1 Corps by placing his signature on an official document on 18 October 2021 at his office.

Eastern Troops Take to Planting of ‘Kumbuk’ Saplings

19th October 2021 11:59:34 Hours

Eastern Troops Take to Planting of ‘Kumbuk’ Saplings

To be in line with the island-wide campaign to plant 10,000 'Kumbuk’ saplings on account of the 72nd Army Anniversary, East-based troops of the Security Force Headquarters – East on Sunday (10) planted 1600 'Kumbuk' saplings inside...

Army’s Outstanding Bowler Saves the Day

18th October 2021 23:42:45 Hours

Army’s Outstanding Bowler Saves the Day

Sri Lanka Army’s Maheesh Theekshana Right arm off break bowler of the Sri Lankan National Cricket team led the Sri Lankan Team to secure a comfortable 7 wicket win against Namibia in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup on Monday (18).

Kanagarayankulam Widow Accommodated in Army-Built New Home

18th October 2021 19:35:36 Hours

Kanagarayankulam Widow Accommodated in Army-Built New Home

The widow of a low-income group family resident in the general area of Vinghanakulam, Kanagarayankulam was among one more recipient of an Army-built new house thanks to the sponsorship given by....

Situation Report

2021-10-15

NORTH: Army troops recovered unserviceable two hand grenades and one shotgun from WILEWEWA and SILAVATURAI areas on Thursday (14).

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Three Sri Lanka Army differently able players. Sergeant D.S.R Dharmasena of Sri Lanka Artillery Sergeant R.A.L.S Ranaweera, of Gajaba Regiment and Sergeant D.M Gamini (Medical Board out) from Gemunu Watch in the Sri Lanka Wheelchair Tennis Association recorded two wins against players from Belgium (World Ranking -8) and three wins against Brazil (World Ranking 7) in the recent Wheelchair Tennis World Team Cup 2021, held in Italy.