22nd November 2019 17:54:05 Hours
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.....
21st November 2019 18:51:06 Hours
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.
18th November 2019 17:54:59 Hours
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....
15th November 2019 22:11:25 Hours
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.
14th November 2019 17:47:21 Hours
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.
08th November 2019 12:59:30 Hours
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.
01st November 2019 21:25:45 Hours
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.
31st October 2019 21:42:54 Hours
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.
29th October 2019 09:49:42 Hours
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....
28th October 2019 17:19:23 Hours
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.