The 'Championship Awarding Segment' and the closing ceremony of the 12th edition of the 'Defence Services Games 22/23' got underway at Sugathadasa stadium on Friday (24 November), graced by Hon. Premitha Bandara Tennakoon, State Minister of Defence.
Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage RWP RSP ndu, Commander of the Army with the objective of meeting troops serving the areas under the Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ - West) went to the SFHQ - West at Panagoda on Wednesday (22 November) morning.
Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage RWP RSP ndu, Commander of the Army on the invitation of Ven Dr. Bodagama Chandima Nayaka Thero, Vice Chancellor of Nagananda International Institute for Buddhist Studies (NIIBS) and Chief Sangha Nayaka for Taiwan, on Saturday (18 November) attended the inaugural ceremony for offer of ‘Parishkara’ (essentials) and alms to a gathering of island-wide 5000 Buddhist nuns at NIIBS premises in Manelwatta, Bollegala.
The newly-erected tribute to the memory of War Heroines of the Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps (SLAWC) who fought hand in hand with War Heroes before May 2009 was declared open in the SLAWC Regimental HQ at Borella this morning (10).
A US delegation of the Special Operation Command Pacific (SOCPAC), headed by Rear Admiral Jeromy B. Williams currently in Sri Lanka had an official discussion this afternoon (9 Nov) with Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage RWP RSP ndu, Commander of the Army on modules related to Army training programmes.
The 33rd Anniversary of the Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG) was marked at SLNG Regimental HQ at Heraliyawala, Kurunegala on Wednesday (1 November), headed by Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage RWP RSP ndu, Commander of the Army and Colonel of the Regiment SLNG.
The awarding ceremony of the ‘Inter Regiment Sports Championship - 2023’, a much-awaited inspirational event in the Regimental calendar of sports got underway at Panagoda Army indoor stadium on Thursday (26 October), headed by Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage RWP RSP ndu, Commander of the Army.
Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage RWP RSP ndu, Commander of the Army currently in Kakul, Pakistan on the invitation of Major General lftikhar Hassan Chaudhary, Commandant, Pakistan Military Academy graced the Passing Out Parade of the Pakistan Military Academy (PMA) on Saturday (21 October) as the Guest of Honour.
The Sri Lanka Army's one of the most prestigious and battle-hardened entities, the Gajaba Regiment (GR) which marks its 40th anniversary today (14) considers 14th October of every year as the red letter day aka the memorable GR Regimental Day, a day that brings refreshing memories and connectivity with one another as one bonded family of infantrymen who have joined the saga of unmatched bravery and heroism.
The Sri Lanka Army, the unmatched service provider plus the proud ‘Defender of the Nation’ which led a sustained crusade against ruthless terrorism and brought durable peace to the Nation after more than three decades of human suffering marked its 74th Anniversary today (10 October) with grandeur at Panagoda Army Cantonment, pledging that it would continue to be the leading guarantor of the national security.