01st March 2023 21:00:51 Hours
The Directorate of Media at Army HQ, keeping pace with dissemination of digitalized information to all ground troops across the country launched its first trilingual E-news bulletin, 'Yuda Hamuda Desathiya' edition on Wednesday (March 1) at the Army HQ during a brief ceremony, headed by Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage, Commander of the Army.
The fortnight bulletin of Sinhala, Tamil and English language versions is transmitted to all ground troops through respective Commanding Officers of all island-wide formations and made available on mobile phones of all serving the Army and the retired.
Brigadier Ravi Herath, Director Media cum Army Spokesman after a brief introduction to the new portal invited the Commander of the Army to inaugurate the E-paper of the Sri Lanka Army.
The Sri Lanka Army, well attuned to the fast-growing digital information portals has been currently maintaining its own Army website (www.army.lk), Facebook (Defenders of the Nation), Twitter, Instagram and Youtube platforms.
The Chief of Staff, Major General Channa Weerasuriya, Deputy Chief of Staff, Major General Sujeewa Senarath Yapa, Director General General Staff, Major General Nishantha Manage, Principal Staff Officers, Media Advisor, Mr Sisira Wijesinghe, Colonel Media, Colonel Dammika Adikari, General Staff Officer I (Web & Internet), Lieutenant Colonel Rohana Wickramasinghe and several Senior Officers were present at the occasion.