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  • New SLLI Colonel of the Regiment Visits SLLI Battalions

    24th September 2019 12:36:10 Hours

    New SLLI Colonel of the Regiment Visits SLLI Battalions

    The newly-appointed 10th Colonel of the Regiment Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI), Major General Mahinda Mudalige who is also the Commander, Security Forces - West undertook formal visits to the SLLI battalions, serving in the North of the island in the...

  • Special Prayers Organized at St Mary’s Church

    24th September 2019 12:02:10 Hours

    Special Prayers Organized at St Mary’s Church

    The annual special Mass of the Military Christian Fellowship (MCF) with the cooperation of the Army Christian Fellowship (ACF) got underway at Saint Mary’s church in Bambalapitiya on Monday (23). General (Retd) C. S Weerasooriya, Chairman,

  • Nagadeepa Monks Extend Blessings on Visiting Commander

    23rd September 2019 23:02:52 Hours

    Nagadeepa Monks Extend Blessings on Visiting Commander

    As one more segment of the day's itinerary, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva this morning (21) paid his homage to the most sacred Nagadeepa Rajamaha Viharaya in Nainattivu islands, off Jaffna in order to receive blessings of this most hallowed place of.....

  • 64 Division Briefs New Commander on Their Role & Tasks

    23rd September 2019 23:00:52 Hours

    64 Division Briefs New Commander on Their Role & Tasks

    64 Division Headquarters at Oddusudan under the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) greeted the new Commander, SFHQ-MLT, Major General Jayantha Senevirathne when he made his first formal visit to the camp on Friday (20).

  • New 611 Brigade Commander Assumes Office

    23rd September 2019 14:39:56 Hours

    New 611 Brigade Commander Assumes Office

    The new 611 Brigade Commander, Brigadier W. B. W. M. R. S. P Aluvihare assumed duties on Monday (23) at the Brigade Headquarters in Ichchankulam, Vavuniya.

  • 'Army Eastern Games - 2019' Ends amid Displays of Invited Groups

    23rd September 2019 14:37:56 Hours

    'Army Eastern Games - 2019' Ends amid Displays of Invited Groups

    The three-day long ‘Army Eastern Games - 2019’, organized to showcase their skills and engage in competition to promote sportsmanship among the troops serving the East drew to a close on Saturday (21) in a colourful ceremony, headed by...

  • Pakistan's Major General Arrives in Minneriya to Watch Final Touches in the Exercise

    22nd September 2019 18:35:20 Hours

    Pakistan's Major General Arrives in Minneriya to Watch Final Touches in the Exercise

    As the ongoing ‘Cormorant Strike - 2019’ reaching its climax, a day ahead of the final mock operation, Major General Hussain Mumtaz, General Officer Commanding, Special Service Group (SSG) of the Pakistan Army....

  • 542 Brigade Coordinates Dry Ration Donation

    22nd September 2019 18:30:20 Hours

    542 Brigade Coordinates Dry Ration Donation

    Members of the Buddhist Ladies' Association - Matale in coordination with the 542 Brigade of the 54 Division in Mannar donated dry ration packs for 50 families in remote Narikadu and Kondachchi villages on Friday (20) as one of their annual projects.

  • Army Chief in Jaffna Talks to Troops & Explains His Vision

    22nd September 2019 10:50:38 Hours

    Army Chief in Jaffna Talks to Troops & Explains His Vision

    In his Friday's address to a four-digit number strong gathering of All Ranks serving the Security Forces-Jaffna, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva at the SFHQ-J spoke out his mind and the vision for the Army and emphasized that the Army's priority....

  • Commander in Jaffna Welcomed with Military Honours

    21st September 2019 13:12:14 Hours

    Commander in Jaffna Welcomed with Military Honours

    Troops serving the northern most Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) this morning (20) extended a warm reception to the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva presenting the highest honours when he arrived...