10th September 2019 18:34:13 Hours
“You form the backbone of the organization as most effective communicators and the binding link between Officers and Other Ranks while dedicatedly taking charge of administrative and logistic matters under your domain which in turn enables the organization to run smoothly,” highlighted Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Commander of the Army on Tuesday (10) when he for the first time as the Commander, spoke to a record gathering of 200 Regimental Sergeant Majors (RSMs), drawn from all Army formations across the island.
09th September 2019 11:43:52 Hours
Undertaking the first field visit to the Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E) upon taking reins of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Commander of the Army arrived at the SFHQ-E on Sunday (8) in order to receive an update on the role and tasks of the Headquarters.
07th September 2019 17:12:05 Hours
Regimental Headquarters of the elite Special Forces (SF) at Naula this morning (7) laid a red carpet welcome to the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva when he arrived there to assume office as the Colonel of the Regiment of Special Forces, a regiment which has gained recognition as one of the best units, famed for its covert battlefield operations.
06th September 2019 17:18:08 Hours
In another formal gesture, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Commander of the Army this morning (6) paid a courtesy call on the Chief of Defence Staff, Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff (OCDS) at the BMICH premises.
04th September 2019 11:38:28 Hours
The Army-produced world class cricketer, exceptionally skilled in bowling, Lieutenant Ajantha Mendis who represented the Army Cricket Club and the Sri Lanka National Cricket team for over 15 years played his last match during the finals of the T-20 Inter Regiment Cricket Tournament of the Army at Panagoda Army cricket ground this evening (3).
03rd September 2019 13:04:30 Hours
Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Commander of the Army upon assumption of his office made his first formal courtesy call on Hon State Minister of Defence, Mr Ruwan Wijewardene at the State Ministry of Defence this morning (3). During the cordial meeting, Minister Wijewardene extended his best wishes and....
01st September 2019 14:21:32 Hours
The Gajaba Regiment (GR) - produced first Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva on Saturday (31) was received in a red carpet welcome and a glittering military ceremony when he made his formal maiden visit to the GR Regimental Headquarters at Saliyapura upon assumption of office as the 23rd Commander of the Army.
30th August 2019 19:31:31 Hours
The 9th ‘Colombo Defence Seminar - 2019’ at the BMICH, the Sri Lanka Army’s flagship symposium on security developments at national and international level with this year’s thematic focus on ‘Evolving Military Excellence in the Contemporary Security Landscape’ drew to a close this evening (30) after an assortment of world-wide security experts and a gathering...
29th August 2019 10:57:06 Hours
The Sri Lanka Army’s most prominent mega symposium that would establish intellectual connectivity and closer cooperation among defence partners across the globe, the ‘Colombo Defence Seminar - 2019,’ the 9th in sequence got to a start at the BMICH this morning (29), amid ceremonials and traditions, themed on ‘Evolving Military Excellence in the Contemporary Security Landscape’.
27th August 2019 12:55:54 Hours
Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, the new Commander of the Army in his maiden address to the Officers on Monday (26) morning at the Commander’s Secretariat at the Army Headquarters minced no words to set out his great breadth of vision for the Organization and its Modernization, National Security, Nation-Building, Reconciliation Process....