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  • HE the President Appoints New Ministers in Provisional Government

    22nd November 2019 17:54:05 Hours

    HE the President Appoints New Ministers in Provisional Government

    After HE Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the new President of Sri Lanka swore his elder brother, Hon Mahinda Rajapaksa into office as the 14th Prime Minister of the country in a historically unique ceremony on Thursday (21) at the Presidential Secretariat, HE the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa this morning (22) gave away letters of appointment to new Ministers in the.....

  • Hon Mahinda Rajapaksa Sworn in as New Prime Minister of Sri Lanka

    21st November 2019 18:51:06 Hours

    Hon Mahinda Rajapaksa Sworn in as New Prime Minister of Sri Lanka

    Hon Mahinda Rajapaksa, Leader of the Opposition and former President symbolizing the herald of a new people’s era for prosperity, reconciliation and development took reins this afternoon (21) as the new Prime Minister of Sri Lanka taking the oath of allegiance to the Constitution before the newly-elected HE Gotabaya Rajapaksa, President of the country during a simple but dignified ceremony at the Presidential Secretariat.

  • Sri Lanka’s 7th Executive President Assuring to Unify All under One Flag Takes Oath at Sacred ‘Ruwanweli Maha Seya’ Premises

    18th November 2019 17:54:59 Hours

    Sri Lanka’s 7th Executive President Assuring to Unify All under One Flag Takes Oath at Sacred ‘Ruwanweli Maha Seya’ Premises

    The historic swearing-in ceremony and the inauguration of the office of the 7th Executive President-elect of Sri Lanka, HE Gotabaya Rajapaksa who is also the new Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces took place this morning (18) in a charming manner at the sacred Ruwanweli Maha Seya ‘Salapathala Maluwa’ premises....

  • Tri Service Chiefs & Officers Honour Outgoing President in Gala Banquet

    15th November 2019 22:11:25 Hours

    Tri Service Chiefs & Officers Honour Outgoing President in Gala Banquet

    On the eve of his relinquishment of the office of Presidency in the country, HE Maithripala Sirisena, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces in a gala banquet, hosted by Tri service Chiefs and Officers at Hotel Shangri-La, received heaps of laurels in a fitting ceremony, held in his honour on Thursday (14) evening.

  • Commander Begins His Duties in New Office

    14th November 2019 17:47:21 Hours

    Commander Begins His Duties in New Office

    The promising assumption of the new office of the Commander of the Army at the New Army Headquarters complex at Sri Jayawardenepura took place this morning (14), amid military formalities and traditional rites and rituals.

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

    08th November 2019 12:59:30 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 re-location of the New Sri Lanka Army Headquarters at Sri Jayawardenepura, off Battaramulla when its inaugural warming and formal handover was dedicated on Friday (8) morning during a well-attended national ceremony.

  • Matale Old Thomians & Civilians ‘Rally Round’ & Appreciate Commander’s ‘Loyalty to College & Country’

    01st November 2019 21:25:45 Hours

    Matale Old Thomians & Civilians ‘Rally Round’ & Appreciate Commander’s ‘Loyalty to College & Country’

    Matale St Thomians, both ‘Young and Old’, together with scores of people from all walks of life on Friday (1) rallied round one of the most distinguished old products of their alma mater, St Thomas College (STC) to heap praise and appreciative accolades on Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Commander of the Army after inviting him to the salubrious hill city of Matale, mottled with tales of heroism.

  • SLNG Gives Away Record Welfare Incentives, Worth Millions

    31st October 2019 21:42:54 Hours

    SLNG Gives Away Record Welfare Incentives, Worth Millions

    The Heraliyawala new Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG) camp complex at Kurunegala on Thursday (31) during a grand ceremony, headed by Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Commander of the Army at the invitation of the SLNG Regimental Headquarters made a record distribution of some Rs 30 million cash among SLNG families and wounded War Heroes for construction of new homes and 32 scholarships, each worth Rs 3000 among students of Army and civil families.

  • Commander Joins Recognizing SLEME Athletes in ‘Colours Night’ at BMICH

    29th October 2019 09:49:42 Hours

    Commander Joins Recognizing SLEME Athletes in ‘Colours Night’ at BMICH

    168 athletes and sportsmen of the Sri Lanka Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (SLEME) who brought admiration and prestige to the Regiment and the Army alike in the past few years received recognition and praise of the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva on Monday (28) afternoon at the BMICH during the SLEME-staged ‘Craftsmen's Colours Night’ where all....

  • Nigerian Army Delegation Arrives to Learn about SF Training Modules

    28th October 2019 17:19:23 Hours

    Nigerian Army Delegation Arrives to Learn about SF Training Modules

    A six-member high-level delegation of the Nigerian Army, anxious to learn more about comprehensive training modules of the Special Forces (SF) of the Sri Lanka Army is currently in Sri Lanka on a five-day long visit.