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  • CCC 1 in Mali Returns Home after Completion of Peace-keeping Duties

    14th November 2019 21:32:08 Hours

    CCC 1 in Mali Returns Home after Completion of Peace-keeping Duties

    The Combat Convoy Company Phase I (CCC) of 176 peace-keepers of the Army who served the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) arrived home this morning (14) after successful completion of their tenure in Mali.

  • Commander Appreciates Service of Retiring Major General

    14th November 2019 18:03:47 Hours

    Commander Appreciates Service of Retiring Major General

    Major General Anura Sudasingha, Director General Sports on the eve of his retirement from the Army upon completion of more than three decades of unblemished and dedicated service was hailed by the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva after inviting the Senior Officer to...

  • HE the President Inaugurates New Landmark Army HQ at Sri J’Pura & Vests it with Heroic Troops

    14th November 2019 17:56:38 Hours

    HE the President Inaugurates New Landmark Army HQ at Sri J’Pura & Vests it with Heroic Troops

    An assembly of distinguished dignitaries, state officials, veterans, retired senior officers, senior tri service officers, service chiefs and a host of invitees, headed by HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, heralded the milestone...

  • Kandy 'Poppy Day' Remembers World War Heroes & Others

    14th November 2019 17:55:15 Hours

    Kandy 'Poppy Day' Remembers World War Heroes & Others

    Kandy Ex-servicemen’s Association on Sunday (10) had its own 'Poppy Day' commemoration at the George de Silva Park in the heart of Kandy. Governor for Central Province, Upali Thennakoon, attended the event as the Chief Guest in order to commemorate the memory of World War heroes and others who laid their lives for the country, where killed in action, missing in action and wounded in action troops remembered.

  • 66 Division GOC Welcomed after Promotion

    14th November 2019 17:33:07 Hours

    66 Division GOC Welcomed after Promotion

    Troops of the 66 Division of the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) in a formal military ceremony welcomed their newly-promoted General Officer Commanding Major General M.D Wijesundara when he arrived there after his new promotion on Thursday (14).

  • Secy Defence & Service Chiefs Salute Their Memories with ‘Poppy’ Wreaths

    13th November 2019 23:07:13 Hours

    Secy Defence & Service Chiefs Salute Their Memories with ‘Poppy’ Wreaths

    The cenotaph, pointing skywards and its premises at the Colombo Vihara Maha Devi park, dedicated to the memory of unsung heroes in World War I and World War II, turned lively this morning (10) as the ‘Armed Forces’ Remembrance Day’, more popularly...

  • Army Silver Medalist in 'Asian Para Rowing Championship 2019' Commended

    13th November 2019 23:06:22 Hours

    Army Silver Medalist in 'Asian Para Rowing Championship 2019' Commended

    Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Commander of the Army this morning (13) congratulated and praised Sergeant J.A.M.P Jayakody of the Special Forces who won the Silver medal in the recent ‘Asian Para-Rowing Championship 2019,' held in Cheongju,

  • TVEC-Recognized QMS Certificate of Conformity Awarded to Ranaviru Vocational Training Centre

    13th November 2019 16:23:10 Hours

    TVEC-Recognized QMS Certificate of Conformity Awarded to Ranaviru Vocational Training Centre

    The Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission (TVEC) of Sri Lanka recently recognized the Ranaviru Resource Vocational Training Centre at Hekitta, Hendala, Wattala by awarding the Quality Management System (QMS) Certificate of Conformity...

  • Troops & Undergrads Join Music Therapy

    13th November 2019 16:20:10 Hours

    Troops & Undergrads Join Music Therapy

    A large gathering of troops in Kilinochchi and students at Aravinagar faculty of the Jaffna University participated in a “Music Therapy” programme on Saturday (2) at Nelumpiyasa auditorium, organized by the SFHQ -KLN on the instructions of the Commander Security Forces Kilinochchi, Major General G.V. Ravipriya.

  • Multi Religious Performances with Catholic, Hindu & Islamic Members Sanctify New Army HQ Premises

    13th November 2019 15:23:10 Hours

    Multi Religious Performances with Catholic, Hindu & Islamic Members Sanctify New Army HQ Premises

    The New Army HQ at Sri Jayawardenepura, just a few hours after its ceremonial inauguration saw the entire HQ premises was sanctified by blessings of all four major denominations in the country on...