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Army-improvised State-of-the Art COVID-19 Hospital to Serve All Free of Charge

Final touches to open the first-ever biggest Army-improvised COVID-19 Hospital in Seeduwa, equipped with all vital health facilities, consquent upon the generosity, extended by Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Brandix Group, Mr Ashroff Omar are now in progress with the express objective of giving the best emergency healthcare to affected Sri Lankans free of charge, according to General Shavendra Silva, Head of National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO), Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army.

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The Army Denies Appealing for Equipment & Accessories from the Public

06th May 2021 23:20:40 Hours

The Army Denies Appealing for Equipment & Accessories from the Public

The Sri Lanka Army, currently engaged in the urgent task of improvising emergency Hospitals and Intermediate Care Centres across the country in order to accommodate COVID-19 patients as a national priority has at no time appealed to the general public...

Outgoing Major General Kandanaarachchi's Noteworthy Services Appreciated

05th May 2021 19:42:11 Hours

Outgoing Major General Kandanaarachchi's Noteworthy Services Appreciated

Major General Indrajith Kandanaarachchi of the Sri Lanka Army Service Corps, Director General, Army Agriculture and Livestock and Colonel Commandant of the Sri Lanka Army Service Corps (SLASC) on the eve of his retirement from the Army...

Commander Commends Retiring Major General Sarada Samarakoon's Services

05th May 2021 19:40:17 Hours

Commander Commends Retiring Major General Sarada Samarakoon's Services

Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, General Shavendra Silva after inviting Major General Sarada Samarakoon of Gajaba Regiment, General Officer Commanding, 11 Division on the eve of the latter's retirement from the Army commended...

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Villagers in Naddankandal Areas Educated on COVID-19 Epidemic

07th May 2021 15:45:03 Hours

Villagers in Naddankandal Areas Educated on COVID-19 Epidemic

10 Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) troops serving the 652 Brigade of the Security Force Headquarters - Naddankandal carried out a publicity campaign using posters and public address systems in order to educate villagers in Naddankandal areas...

One More Intermediate Care Centre Opened in Madurankuliya

07th May 2021 14:43:15 Hours

One More Intermediate Care Centre Opened in Madurankuliya

Troops of the Security Force Headquarters - West contributing to NOCPCO's preventive mechanism and responding to sudden emergence of new positive cases of COVID - 19 has just converted Mercy Education Campus in Madurankuliya...

55 Division Troops Distribute Free Face Masks & Educate Masses in Point Pedro on COVID-19

07th May 2021 13:43:54 Hours

55 Division Troops Distribute Free Face Masks & Educate Masses in Point Pedro on COVID-19

16 Sri Lanka Light Infantry and Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment troops of the 55 Division on Thursday (29) and on Friday (30) respectively carried out an awareness project on COVID-19 in Manthikai areas.

11 More Deaths Reported-NOCPCO

07th May 2021 12:43:46 Hours

11 More Deaths Reported-NOCPCO

As of this morning (7), a total of 1895 more persons were confirmed positive to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. 44 Sri Lankan expatriates and 1851 of those positive cases are locally-identified ones, including the majority 326 from Colombo District, 309 from Kalutara District, 273 from Gampaha...

Young Entrepreneurs Gift Preparatory Needs for New Care Centres

06th May 2021 23:22:20 Hours

Young Entrepreneurs Gift Preparatory Needs for New Care Centres

Sensitive to the COVID-19 emergency preparations, being made by the Army, a three-member team of executives from Lanka Nature Power & Rough T-Shirts Company after meeting General Shavendra Silva...

Reverse Osmosis Plant to Provide Drinking Water to 143 Brigade Troops

06th May 2021 22:03:19 Hours

Reverse Osmosis Plant to Provide Drinking Water to 143 Brigade Troops

A new Reverse Osmosis (RO) plant, erected by troops of the Directorate of Engineer Services for purification of drinking water for troops in the 143 Brigade HQ in Thabbowewa was formally inaugurated...

Situation Report

2021-05-05

NORTH: Troops recovered unserviceable one hand grenade and one Rocket Propelled Grenade (RPG) bomb from PALAMPASI and KAIWELI areas on Tuesday (4).

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General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army graced as the Chief Guest of the Inter Regiment Netball Championship finals and the subsequent awarding ceremony, held this evening (22) at Panagoda.