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  • PRESS RELEASE (04/ 28)MINISTRY OF DEFENCE - 19 OCTOBER 2004 AT 1800 HRS

    A five member delegation from the Government of India led by Mr. Ranjith Issar Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Defence held discussions with a team headed by Mr. Cyril Herath Secretary Defence and comprising the Service Chiefs, Senior Officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Mr. Nigel Hatch, President's Counsel in regard to the proposed agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka concerning cooperation in the field of Defence.
  • CANDIAN FM MEETS JAFFNA SF COMMANDER

    Canadian Foreign Minister Bill Graham, now in Sri Lanka was on a tour to Jaffna on Thursday (16), in a bid to receive an update on matters vis-a-vis resettlement, security and function of the ceasefire agreement in the northeast of the country.
  • INDIAN CADETS CALL ON THE COMMANDER OF THE ARMY

    A team of Indian Cadets, who arrived in the island on 15 October 2003 paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General L.P Balagalle on Thursday (16th) evening at the Army Headquarters officers\' mess Colombo.
  • Enormous contributions made by troops hailed

    Lt Gen S. H. S. Kottegoda, Commander of the Army on Thursday (14) flew to the Security Forces Headquarters, Wanni in order to see for himself how well his men get on with their duties in respective areas and what could further be done to promote their welfare interests.
  • Army day celebrated in different manner

    A blood donation campaign plus a Shramadana (community work) to mark the Army Day (10th October) got under way in the Jaffna peninsula on Saturday (9) under the aegis of Commander, Security Forces Headquarters Jaffna Major General Sunil Tennekoon with the support of the General Officer Commanding of the 51 Division, Major General Lawrence Fernando and the Lions Club, Wattala.
  • SEVA VANITHA ARMY BRANCH AWARDS MORE SCHOLS

    The Seva Vanitha Army Branch (SVAB) of the Sri Lanka Army at a function held at Army Headquarters on Tuesday (14) morning awarded scholarships to twenty children of differently-able soldiers and one dead soldier.
  • ARMY CELEBRATES ITS 58th BIRTHDAY

    SRI LANKA ARMY is 58 years old today (October 10, 2007). The annual Army Day (10th October) commemorative ceremonies get underway at the Army Headquarters throughout the whole day. (Detailed Report follows)