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  • East Officers Learn More about 'Way Forward Strategy'

    14th February 2021 14:01:14 Hours

    East Officers Learn More about 'Way Forward Strategy'

    A lecture was conducted to educate on the formulation of action plan for the 'Sri Lankan Army Way Forward Strategy 2020-2025 at the Security Force Headquarters (East) on Saturday (13). Commandant, Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC) Major General Nishantha Herath, Colonel Bandula Kodippili and Lieutenant Colonel Venura Dissanayake from the Army Headquarters' Perspective Planning and Information Cell conducted the session by explaining the strategy.

  • SLA Rear HQ Puts up New Sheds for 'Artillery Guns'

    14th February 2021 13:21:14 Hours

    SLA Rear HQ Puts up New Sheds for 'Artillery Guns'

    Fulfilling a long due requirement to have proper Gun Sheds to provide adequate shelter and protection to Artillery guns which were the main strength behind the victorious SL Army some time ago, new Gun Sheds are to be erected while renovating the existing ones at 10th Medium Regiment Sri Lanka Artillery, Rear Headquarters at Mudungoda.

  • 53 Division Troops Repair Tank Bund Leak

    14th February 2021 12:21:14 Hours

    53 Division Troops Repair Tank Bund Leak

    A water leak occurred on the Keenagaha tank bund in Inamaluwa Grama Niladahari Division in Habarana was repaired using sand bags by 53 Division troops with the support of villagers on Saturday (13) after the Army assistance was sought by authorities.

  • 802 More Persons Confirmed Positive to COVID-19 in the Past 24 Hours -NOCPCO

    14th February 2021 10:21:14 Hours

    802 More Persons Confirmed Positive to COVID-19 in the Past 24 Hours -NOCPCO

    As of this morning (15), a total of 802 more persons were confirmed positive to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. All of them are locally-identified ones, including the majority 238 from Colombo district, 162 from Gampaha district, 68 from Kalutara district and 333 others from different districts, states the National Operations Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO).

  • District Coordinating Officers Evaluate COVID-19 Developments

    14th February 2021 07:21:14 Hours

    District Coordinating Officers Evaluate COVID-19 Developments

    One more round of the District Coordinating conference for prevention of COVID - 19 pandemic was held at the District Secretariat office, Matale on Tuesday (2), headed by Major General Nishantha Manage, District Coordinating Officer for Matale who is also the General Officer Commanding of the 53 Division.

  • SLLI Housing Project Gifts Three More New Homes to War Heroes & Families

    12th February 2021 21:07:03 Hours

    SLLI Housing Project Gifts Three More New Homes to War Heroes & Families

    Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) Regiment HQ in keeping with initiatives taken by General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army towards construction of more and more new homes for...

  • Ongoing Army Recruitment Drive Attracts More & More Youth

    12th February 2021 20:04:49 Hours

    Ongoing Army Recruitment Drive Attracts More & More Youth

    The ongoing island-wide three-month long Army recruitment drive of Other Ranks and tradesmen covering all Security Force Headquarters (SFHQs) in close collaboration with all Divisional Secretariats has so far recruited a few thousands during the...

  • Army Troops Douse Forest Reserve Fire

    12th February 2021 19:30:51 Hours

    Army Troops Douse Forest Reserve Fire

    A sudden fire occurred inside the forest reserve near the Rosella Railway Station in Watawala was brought under control by 581 Brigade troops of the Security Force Headquarters-Central on Thursday (11). On the directions of the Commander...

  • INSS 'Diner's Club' Sessions Take up Forthcoming UNHRC Issues

    12th February 2021 19:08:51 Hours

    INSS 'Diner's Club' Sessions Take up Forthcoming UNHRC Issues

    The Institute of National Security Studies (INSS), the premier Think Tank for National Security Studies for Sri Lanka, functional under the Ministry of Defence on Monday (8) evening organized a 'Diner's Club' discussion on the issues pertaining to the forthcoming...

  • New 24 Div GOC Meets Ampara District Secretary

    12th February 2021 18:45:51 Hours

    New 24 Div GOC Meets Ampara District Secretary

    Major General Chandana Lamahewa after assuming duties as the General Officer Commanding of the 24 Division paid a courtesy call on the District Secretary Ampara Mr. M L Bandaranayake on Thursday (11).