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  • Army Establishes Its New Directorate for Agriculture and Livestock

    The Army, attaching equal importance to the government’s ongoing national campaign for self-sufficiency in essential vegetables, dairy products and grain varieties, established a separate Directorate for Agriculture and Livestock within the establishment. The new Directorate, established on......

  • New Air Force Chief Arrives at Army Headquarters

    The newly-appointed Commander of the Air Force Air Marshal Gagan Bulathsinghala, paid his first formal visit to the Army Headquarters to call on Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva, Commander of the Army Tuesday (30) morning. A formal Guard Turnout and a Guard of Honour, presented by troops of the Mechanized Infantry Regiment (MIR) at the Ministry of Defence grounds greeted the guest who inspected......

  • Project 'Brave Hearts' for 'Wellness Resort' to be Launched Shortly

     THE SEVA VANITHA ARMY BRANCH (SVAB) on the directions of Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya is to kick off the project “Brave Hearts” shortly in order to house totally disable war veterans in a “Wellness Resort” that provides life long care to heroic soldiers. The retreat will take the shape of a ‘Resort’ with all comforts.....

  • Mullaittivu Kannaki Amman Festival Receives Active Army Support

    Mullaittivu Wattapalai Kannaki Amman Kovil (temple) which traces its history to be on par with Chilaw Munnashwaram Kovil, Trincomalee Koneshwaram Kovil and Mannar Thirukeshwaram Kovil, had its recent annual Pooja festival on a grand scale with the support of Army troops serving the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT).

  • Army Supports Educational Seminars

    A workshop, organized for students sitting government exams as well as a training programme on the use of new mathematical accessories and aids for both teachers and students with the support of ‘Plan Sri Lanka’ organization, got underway during July 7-10 at Mullaittivu Maha Vidyalayam and Puthukkuddiyiruppu Maha Vidyalayam separately. 
  • One more New House Built by SLNG Given to the Owner

    Army troops, engaged in constructing houses for newly resettled people, continue with their good Samaritan roles in 61 Division Headquarters area. 33 Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG) troops serving Oddankulam-Vinayagapuram areas under 612 Brigade Headquarters, built a new house for Ms Nishan Anusha, a resident in Vinayagapuram and invited her to symbolically receive it on Thursday (16) during a simple ceremony. 

  • 56 Division Makes Elaborate Vesak Arrangements with Civilians

    Special corriander water and gram serving ‘Dansel’ (free eating houses), display of colourful Vesak lanterns, recital of devotional songs, multi-coloured decorations and several other programmes, organized in the 56 Division Headquarters, Kokeliya, Vavuniya, adorned Vavuniya city and its suburbs, following initiatives taken by 56 Division Headquarters on account of Vesak.
  • 'Harmony' Centre Kilinichchi Gets Book Donation

    In response to a request made by the Security Force Headquarters Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN), International Rotary Club, Chennai on  Thursday (3) donated a stoks of  biographies, story books and educational books in both English and Tamil languages to the  Harmony Centre Library at Killinochchi. President International Rotary Club.......
  • Rekindling Hopes for Reconciliation, CNU Felicitates Commander of the Army

    Council for National Unity (CNU), comprised of leading Tamil businessmen recently, felicitated the new Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake at a special ceremony, held at Galadari Hotel, Colombo. The CNU, appreciative of the invaluable services Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake rendered for the benefit of thousands of ex-child combatants in his capacity as the Commissioner General of Rehabilitation.....
  • Bangladesh National Defence College Team Arrives in Sri Lanka

    A delegation of 32 service personnel from Bangladesh National Defence College (NDC), headed by Rear Admiral Muhammad Anwarul Islam currently in Sri Lanka on a familiarization tour as part of their curriculum, called on Major General Sumedha Perera, Director General General Staff at the Army Headquarters, Colombo on Friday (12).