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  • MIR Gets Own Holiday Home for its Family Members at Diyatalawa

    19th July 2021 15:52:28 Hours

    MIR Gets Own Holiday Home for its Family Members at Diyatalawa

    Mech Breeze'', the newly-constructed holiday home of the Mechanized Infantry Regiment (MIR) in Diyatalawa was vested in the MIR family by General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army on Saturday (17) at the invitation of Colonel of the Regiment, Mechanized Infantry Regiment and Commander Army Training Command, Major General Sena Waduge.

  • 9th ‘High Performance’ Project to Revive Para Sportsmanship in Future

    14th July 2021 19:26:59 Hours

    9th ‘High Performance’ Project to Revive Para Sportsmanship in Future

    Intending to revive the field of Para Games and develop sports skills among Para Sportsmen, both in the civil sector and tri-services, the Ministry of Sports has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Department of Sports Development and the National Paralympic Committee of the National Sports Council under the ‘High Performance’ programme of the Department.

  • Army Seva Vanitha Ladies Meet Army Chief on 37th Anniversary Day

    12th July 2021 17:40:14 Hours

    Army Seva Vanitha Ladies Meet Army Chief on 37th Anniversary Day

    The alternative ‘Mother Care’ wing of the organization, the Army Seva Vanitha Unit (ASVU) at the Army Headquarters which has left indelible marks as a robust welfare wing, is 37 years of age today (12) and determined to further broaden their welfare and well-being scope. The low-profile anniversary commemoration with release of a special pictorial magazine, symbolic award of 10 laptops to students of Army families and a lunch treat to 150 patients at National Institute of Mental....

  • Chairman, National Sports Selection Committee (NSSC) Extends Best Wishes to ‘Olympics’ Participants

    10th July 2021 04:44:06 Hours

    Chairman, National Sports Selection Committee (NSSC) Extends Best Wishes to ‘Olympics’ Participants

    Sportsmen and Women who are tipped to participate and win in the forthcoming 32nd Olympic Games – 2020 in Tokyo during 23 July - 8 August together with the 1st Army Officer participating as a judge this afternoon (9) called on General Shavendra Silva, Chairman of the National Sports Selection Committee (NSSC), Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army at the Army Headquarters and received guidelines, encouragement and blessings.

  • Army Community Vaccination Centres, Established Overnight Draw Huge Crowds

    05th July 2021 16:43:15 Hours

    Army Community Vaccination Centres, Established Overnight Draw Huge Crowds

    Intending to encourage and motivate Army personnel, engaged in the speedily-established ‘walk-in’ Community Vaccination Centres of the Armed Forces for vaccination of Western Province residents above 30 years of age, General Shavendra Silva, Head, NOCPCO, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army this morning (5) took time off his hectic schedule and visited Battaramulla Diyatha Uyana Vaccination Centre, the programme, jointly manned by the Army Seva Vanitha Unit (ASVU).

  • US-based Dharma Vijaya Foundation Gifts Medical Devices for Use of COVID-19 Patients

    01st July 2021 22:08:55 Hours

    US-based Dharma Vijaya Foundation Gifts Medical Devices for Use of COVID-19 Patients

    A large consignment of vital life-supporting medical devices, equipment and accessories, gifted to Sri Lanka for COVID-19 control work by the laity at US-based Dharma Vijaya Foundation and Buddhist Viharaya was symbolically vested in the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) this morning (1) during a meeting with General Shavendra Silva, Head, NOCPCO, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army.

  • Katubedda SLEME Workshop on Commander's Guidance Saves Millions for the Country

    29th June 2021 22:45:41 Hours

    Katubedda SLEME Workshop on Commander's Guidance Saves Millions for the Country

    The Sri Lanka Army Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (SLEME), making great strides in the repairs of unserviceable Army vehicle fleet and thereby saving a fair chunk of foreign exchange as per specific instructions given by the Army Chief, added another completely refurbished 12 more Land Rover model vehicles to the Army fleet this morning (29) after symbolically handing them to the Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, General Shavendra Silva at the Army HQ.

  • Two New RSMs, Appointed to KDU & SLMA Get Piece of Advice from the Commander

    28th June 2021 19:47:55 Hours

    Two New RSMs, Appointed to KDU & SLMA Get Piece of Advice from the Commander

    The two newly-posted Regimental Sergeant Majors (RSMs) to the Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA) and the Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) on Monday (28) had the rare chance of receiving guidelines, instructions and best wishes on their new appointments from none other than the chief of the organization, General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army when both of them called at the Commander’s office, together with the Adjutant General, Major General Sanjaya Wanasinghe and the RSM at the Army Headquarters.

  • Formal Inauguration of ‘International Yoga Day’ in Sri Lanka Rolled out at Army HQ

    21st June 2021 18:30:38 Hours

    Formal Inauguration of ‘International Yoga Day’ in Sri Lanka Rolled out at Army HQ

    The Sri Lanka Army, adding renewed recognition to age-old ties of goodwill and friendship rolled out the inauguration of the 7th edition of the ‘International Yoga Day’ (21 June) in collaboration with the High Commission of India at the Sri Jayawardenepura Army Headquarters this morning (21) after transmission of messages of HE the President of Sri Lanka Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Hon Prime Minister of India....

  • MAY ALL BEINGS BE WELL & HAPPY ON THIS SPECIAL FULL MOON DAY !

    21st June 2021 18:00:39 Hours

    MAY ALL BEINGS BE WELL & HAPPY ON THIS SPECIAL FULL MOON DAY !

    Let Blessings of Sacred Poson Full Moon Day That Brought Upon a New Civilization Gives Strength to All of Us to Rid COVID-19 Pandemic & Prosper Our Motherland !. General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army & Head, NOCPCO, All Officers, Other Ranks & Civil Staff Share Noble Thoughts on this Special Day of Our Civilization.