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  • 9th GOC of the 66 Division Begins Duties

    07th October 2021 11:00:04 Hours

    9th GOC of the 66 Division Begins Duties

    Brigadier Lasantha Rodrigo of Sri Lanka Artillery assumed duties as the 9th General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the 66 Division amidst religious blessings at the Division Headquarters in Pooneryn on Sunday (03). The newly-appointed General Officer Commanding...

  • New Director of Veteran Affairs Assumes Office

    07th October 2021 09:00:04 Hours

    New Director of Veteran Affairs Assumes Office

    Brigadier Mangala Mayadunna of Sri Lanka Engineers (SLE) assumed office as the 12th Director of Veteran Affairs on Monday (30) at his office in the Army Headquarters at Sri Jayawardenepura. He suceeded Brigadier Najeewa Edirisingha who was recently appointed as the Commandant...

  • With Donors' Help, Troops Give Away Dry Ration Packs

    07th October 2021 08:30:04 Hours

    With Donors' Help, Troops Give Away Dry Ration Packs

    With the aim of promoting reconciliation between civil society and the Sri Lanka Army, 11 SLNG troops launched a programme for distribution of dry rations among 10 selected low income group families in Akkaraipattu and Alayadiwebbu areas on Monday (4). It was meant for families affected...

  • 11 Division Coordinates Distribution of Relief Packs & Wheelchairs

    07th October 2021 08:00:04 Hours

    11 Division Coordinates Distribution of Relief Packs & Wheelchairs

    Following sponsorship provided by the Old Boys' Association of the Trinity College, Kandy, 11 Division HQ troops under command to the Security Forces–Central coordinated the distribution of dry ration packets and wheelchairs among deserving families in the Pattha Hewaheta Divisional...

  • Troops Clean Coastal Belt Area in Akkaraipattu

    07th October 2021 07:30:04 Hours

    Troops Clean Coastal Belt Area in Akkaraipattu

    The environmentally-conscious 241 Brigade of the 24 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E) launched a coastal belt cleaning project on Sunday (3) from Sinnamuttuwaram to Akkaraipattu area which remained highly polluted due to heaps of discarded wrappers and polythene waste.

  • 12 Division Troops Assist Motorcade Carrying Crest Gem to 'Sanda Hiru Seya'

    07th October 2021 07:00:04 Hours

    12 Division Troops Assist Motorcade Carrying Crest Gem to 'Sanda Hiru Seya'

    Troops of 23 Gajaba Regiment (GR) and 3 Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG) under command to the 122 Brigade and 12 Division of the Security Forces-Central assisted the motorcade carrying the Crest-Gem’ and the ‘Sacred Pinnacle’ (Koth Wahanse)...

  • Oxygen Concentrators Distributed

    07th October 2021 06:00:04 Hours

    Oxygen Concentrators Distributed

    Troops of the 142 Brigade and 143 Brigade under command to the 14 Division and Security Force Headquarters - West recently distributed oxygen concentrators to the Sri Jayawadenapura Hospital, De zoysa Hospital, Kurunegala Teaching Hospital and Kuliyapitiya Hospital.

  • Indian Army's Largest Contingent of Sportsmen Arrives for Friendly Encounters

    06th October 2021 23:03:48 Hours

    Indian Army's Largest Contingent of Sportsmen Arrives for Friendly Encounters

    Ushering in a new chapter of sporting interests and sound bilateral ties and co-operation between sportsmen of both Indian Army and Sri Lankan Army, the largest ever contingent of 61 sportsmen of the Indian Army under the 'Army to Army Sports Exchange' project...

  • German Embassy’s Military Adviser Calls on Commander of the Army

    06th October 2021 21:00:36 Hours

    German Embassy’s Military Adviser Calls on Commander of the Army

    Military Adviser of the Embassy of the Federation Republic of Germany based in New Delhi, affiliated to Sri Lanka, Captain Gerald Koch together with a delegation this morning (4) paid a courtesy call on General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army and Head of the...

  • Sri Lankan Contingent Participates as Observers in Russian 'Exercise Zapad (West) 2021'

    06th October 2021 20:00:14 Hours

    Sri Lankan Contingent Participates as Observers in Russian 'Exercise Zapad (West) 2021'

    Members of the Sri Lankan Armed Forces were among participants in the annual strategic-level 'Exercise Zapad (West) 2021' of the Russian Armed Forces, held in Russia during 10- 17 September 2021 with the participation of military personnel from 17 countries...