Sri Lanka Army

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News Archive

  • New Jaffna Commander assumes office

    The New Commander, Security Forces Headquaters, Jaffna Major General S.D Tennakoon RSP ndc assumed his duties this morning, Aug 20, 2004 at his office in Jaffna.
  • Outgoing Jaffna Commander bids adieu

    The outgoing Commander, Security Forces Headquarters, Jaffna, Major General M. D. S Chandrapala RWP RSP USP before he bade adieu to his troops in Jaffna paid courtesy calls to religious dignitaries, Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission, International Committee of Red Cross and a cross section of NGO representatives and distinguished citizens in the peninsula.
  • Last LTTE Bastion in Mannar Falls

    MANNAR : VICTORIOUS ARMY TROOPS engaged in humanitarian operations in Wanni liberated the LTTE's last stronghold VELLANKULAM by Saturday (02) afternoon after a hard battle fought against terrorists and entered across the KILINOCHCHI district boundary.
  • Press Release (04/21) Army Headquarters -“ 17 August 2004 at 1800 hrs

    The Sri Lanka Navy during early hours on 16th August 2004 spotted a trawler moving under suspicious circumstances off Chalai close to Mullaitivu. The Navy craft, which detected this trawler, mounted surveillance on the suspected trawler during which it observed a fiberglass dinghy moving alongside the trawler.
  • Commander pays respect to Sri Maha Bodhi

    Lieutenant General S. H. S Kottegoda, Commander of the Army and Mrs. Kottegoda with their family members were in Anuradhapura last weekend to pay their respect to Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi and receive blessings on being appointed as Commander of the Army.
  • War Veteran Lieut Gen Denzil Kobbekaduwa and his Fellow War Heroes Commemorated

    Death anniversary of fallen War Hero Lieutenant General Denzil Kobbekaduwa who made the supreme sacrifice thirteen years ago along with other fellow- war heroes in an LTTE explosion at Araly point in Kayts, was commemorated at the monument in Araly point with the participation of members of the Armed Forces and the Police on Monday (08).