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  • New QMG at Army Headquarters Begins Duties

    20th July 2021 18:28:46 Hours

    New QMG at Army Headquarters Begins Duties

    Major General Samantha Silva on Monday (19) took over duties as the 30th Quarter Master General (QMG) in the Quarter Master General Branch at the Army Headquarters. The newly-appointed QMG signed an official document to signify the acceptance of the new office amid religious observances.

  • Field Engineers Complete Two More School Projects in less than Two Months

    20th July 2021 18:21:01 Hours

    Field Engineers Complete Two More School Projects in less than Two Months

    6 Field Sri Lanka Engineers under the guidance of the Chief Field Engineer and the General Officer Commanding Engineer Division to be in line with the recent Presidential directive to the Commander of the Army have by third week of July succeeded in completely...

  • 65 Division Bids Goodbye to Outgoing GOC

    20th July 2021 18:07:21 Hours

    65 Division Bids Goodbye to Outgoing GOC

    A Guard Turnout and a Guard of Honour saluted the outgoing General Officer Commanding (GOC) of 65 Division Major General Tikiri Dissanayake in accordance with military traditions during a formal farewell, held at the Headquarters 65 Division premises on Saturday (17).

  • SLEME-Produced Innovation at Work Producing Organic Fertilizer

    20th July 2021 16:07:04 Hours

    SLEME-Produced Innovation at Work Producing Organic Fertilizer

    The “Agri Shredder PP1" machine that could pulverize tree leaves and branches to produce organic fertilizer, manufactured by 4 Sri Lanka Army Electrical & Mechanical Engineers (SLEME) and 5 Corps of Engineer Service (CES) troops was formally launched for the use of Jaffna troops, engaged in organic...

  • Major General Jagath Kodithuwakku, New Jaffna SF Commander Takes Office

    20th July 2021 10:11:18 Hours

    Major General Jagath Kodithuwakku, New Jaffna SF Commander Takes Office

    The new Security Forces Commander - Jaffna, Major General Jagath Kodithuwakku this morning (19) amid religious blessings left his signature for a formal document and signified the acceptance of the new office at the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J)...

  • New Firing Range at Tempitiya Inaugurated

    20th July 2021 09:10:19 Hours

    New Firing Range at Tempitiya Inaugurated

    The Sri Lanka Army’s newly-constructed Field Firing Range at Tempitiya (FFRT) commenced its firing training sessions on Friday (16) on a directive given by General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, The infrastructure preparations in the new firing range were put in place...

  • 22 Division GOC Relinquishes

    20th July 2021 09:00:19 Hours

    22 Division GOC Relinquishes

    Major General Samantha Silva General Officer Commanding 22 Division relinquished his office on 18 July 2021 to take over his new appointment as the Quarter Master General at the Army Headquarters.

  • 660 More Persons Leave Quarantine Centres - NOCPCO

    20th July 2021 07:30:19 Hours

    660 More Persons Leave Quarantine Centres - NOCPCO

    As of this morning (20), a total of 1,487 more persons were confirmed positive to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. Among them, 23 were Sri Lankan expatriates. The rest 1,464 were locally-identified positive cases, including the majority 217 from Kalutara District, 213 from Kurunegala District, 164 from Colombo ...

  • Repaired Unusable Vehicles Join the Fleet in Jaffna

    20th July 2021 06:10:19 Hours

    Repaired Unusable Vehicles Join the Fleet in Jaffna

    Major General Priyantha Perera, designate Chief of Staff of the Army and Commander Security Forces - Jaffna, formally handed over a set of repaired and refurbished vehicles for the use of Forward Maintenance Area HQ - North and battalions under command to the Security Force Headquarters...

  • Kilinochchi Troops Geared to Produce 30 Tons of Organic Manure

    19th July 2021 18:06:36 Hours

    Kilinochchi Troops Geared to Produce 30 Tons of Organic Manure

    Giving a helping hand to the government's organic fertilizer production process as per directions of the Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army General Shavendra Silva, Kilinochchi troops as directed by the Commander, Security Forces Kilinochchi, Major General Harendra Ranasinghe...