21st March 2019 14:00:43 Hours
The new accommodation building for Other Ranks and the Conference Hall, built by own troops at the Marksman and Sniper Training School (MSTS) in Diyatalawa were vested in the MSTS on Monday (18) during a simple ceremony. Major General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Staff at the invitation...
21st March 2019 12:00:23 Hours
79 Army personnel including 8 Officers volunteered to offer their blood gratis to patients in Kilinochchi on Monday (18) after the Blood Bank at Kilinochchi Hospital turned to the troops for assistance. The blood donation, organized at Mankulam Hospital premises by troops of the 3 Gajaba Regiment of the 57 Division...
21st March 2019 11:00:23 Hours
Major General Jayantha Gunarathna, the newly-appointed General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the 58 Division Headquarters in Boossa assumed office on Monday (18) amid religious blessings. A brief religious ceremony, headed by members of the Maha Sangha chanted ‘Seth Pirith’ and invoked blessings after the new GOC lit the traditional oil lamp and warmed....
21st March 2019 10:00:23 Hours
Major General Aruna Jayasekera, Commander, Security Forces – East at the request of Major General Mahinda Mudalige, General Officer Commanding, 24 Division was the Chief Guest for unveiling of the pinnacle atop the new pagoda (Dagoba), erected inside the 24 Division Headquarters premises...
21st March 2019 09:00:23 Hours
Intending to improve the knowledge of the troops on ‘Legal Awareness and Counselling’, Ampara, Malwatta-based 24 Division Headquarters launched a lecture session on Wednesday (13) with the support of Ms Medha De Alwis, a renowned lawyer.
21st March 2019 08:30:23 Hours
A group of Army personnel of the 10 Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) Regiment of the 653 Brigade under the 65 Division of the Security Force Headquarters – Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) at the request of Palinagar Thamil Alagan pre-school volunteered to clean the premises for the benefit of kids learning there.
21st March 2019 08:08:21 Hours
The 20th Army Novices Athletic Championship drew to a close this evening (20) with new hopes and encouraging records at Sugathadasa Stadium where Major General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Staff graced as the day's Chief Guest.
19th March 2019 15:17:10 Hours
The prize-awarding ceremony of the annual Inter Regiment Practical Rifle Shooting Meet, organized by the Army Small Arms Association (ASAA) got underway at Diyatalawa on Monday (18). The tournament which continued with a record participation of 302 shooters, including 33 teams...
19th March 2019 15:10:39 Hours
The 20th Army Novices athletic tournament - 2019 started off this Morning (19) at the Sugathadasa Stadium, with the participation of 400 plus Athletes representing all regiments in the Army. This two-day tournament comprised of a variety of track and field events will end on Wednesday evening (20).
18th March 2019 16:13:16 Hours
Brigadier Jayanath Jayaweera of Sri Lanka Light Infantry who was recently appointed as the new Director Personnel Administration (DPA) of the Army, assumed duties on Monday (18) at his office.He is the 37th Director Personnel Administration at Army Headquarters. He was the General Officer Commanding in 64 Division...