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  • SLAVF Supports to Army Personnel's Children for Education

    2024-04-03 18:40:15

    SLAVF Supports to Army Personnel's Children for Education

    The Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force (SLAVF) held an event to offer scholarships and cash incentives for 150 school children of Army personnel serving under the SLAVF on 03 April 2024 at the SLAVF Headquarters.

    Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage RWP RSP ndu, the Commander of the Army together with Mrs. Janaki Liyanage, the President of Army Seva Vanitha Unit (ASVU) graced the occasion as the chief guest.

  • Two New National Records at the 59th Sri Lanka Army Athletics Tournament

    2024-04-01 19:18:43

    Two New National Records at the 59th Sri Lanka Army Athletics Tournament

    The 59th Sri Lanka Army Athletics Tournament recently concluded at the Sugathadasa Stadium on 31 March 2024, showcasing remarkable performances and highlighting the athletes' outstanding skills.

  • Army Chief Inaugurates New Three-Story Record Room of Dte of ABF

    2024-03-27 14:59:32

    Army Chief Inaugurates New Three-Story Record Room of Dte of ABF

    The Directorate of Army Benevolent Fund (Dte of ABF) inaugurated its newly built three-story record room during a brief ceremony held on 26 March 2024 at the Dte of ABF in Panagoda. Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage RWP RSP ndu, the Commander of the Army graced the occasion as the chief guest and received a warm welcome by Brigadier P.R. Samaraweera, Director, Dte of ABF.Soon after, the day’s chief guest inaugurated the new facility by unveiling the special plaque and cutting a ribbon. The attendees then inspected the new three-story building, which will serve as a space for storing important documents and records of the Directorate.

  • Ilukpitiya Kanishta Vidyalaya Receives Army Erected Two-Story Building

    2024-03-25 18:35:30

    Ilukpitiya Kanishta Vidyalaya Receives Army Erected Two-Story Building

    The students of Ilukpitiya Kanishta (Junior) Vidyalaya, Kotapola were bestowed their newly erected two-story building during a simple ceremony on 25 March 2024 amidst a distinguished gathering headed by Mr. Sagala Ratnayaka, Chief of Staff and Senior Adviser to the President on National Security.

  • New Inspector General of Police Calls on Army Chief

    2024-03-21 19:25:32

    New Inspector General of Police Calls on Army Chief

    The recently appointed Inspector General of Police, Mr. Deshabandu Thennakoon was welcomed this afternoon (21 Mar) to the Army Headquarters amidst ceremonial honours when he arrived to pay courtesies to the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage RWP RSP ndu, upon assuming his new office.

  • Commander of the Army Visits ‘Ranaviru Sevana’

    2024-03-14 22:31:36

    Commander of the Army Visits ‘Ranaviru Sevana’

    Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage RWP RSP ndu, the Commander of the Army, together with Mrs. Janaki Liyanage, the President of Army Seva Vanitha Unit (ASVU), visited the Ragama ‘Ranaviru Sevana’ on 14 March 2024 to inquire about the wellbeing of resident War Heroes undergoing treatments.

  • Special Explosive Ordnance Disposal Equipment under Chinese Grant Delivered to Army

    2024-03-13 20:36:12

    Special Explosive Ordnance Disposal Equipment under Chinese Grant Delivered to Army

    The Sri Lanka Army this morning (13 Mar) gratefully accepted a stock of special Explosive Ordnance Disposal Equipment, which had been gifted to the Ministry of Defence under the Chinese Military Grant scheme during a simple formal ceremony, headed by His Excellency Qi Zhenhong, the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China in Sri Lanka and General Kamal Gunaratne (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP USP ndc psc MPhil, Secretary to the Ministry of Defence at the Army Headquarters.

  • PATS 2024 Gold Medalists Honoured by Commander of the Army

    2024-03-07 18:15:20

    PATS 2024 Gold Medalists Honoured by Commander of the Army

    The Sri Lanka Army team that clinched a historic gold medal at the 7th Pakistan Army Team Spirit Competition (PATS) 2024, arrived at the office of the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage RWP RSP ndu, on Thursday (07 March). The team, consisting of 3 Officers and 8 Other Ranks, proudly presented their victory symbol, the gold medal, to the Commander of the Army.

  • The Commander of the Army Addresses Commanding Officers

    2024-03-07 08:37:00

    The Commander of the Army Addresses Commanding Officers

    The Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage RWP RSP ndu, addressed the Commanding Officers of all Battalions at the Multifunction Hall of Army Headquarters on 06 March 2024. Commanding Officers who were unable to attend physically participated through the virtual platform.

  • 15th Contingent of SLFPC Salutes Commander of the Army Before UNIFIL Mission

    2024-03-02 16:43:54

    15th Contingent of SLFPC Salutes Commander of the Army Before UNIFIL Mission

    The 15th contingent of the Sri Lanka Force Protection Company (SLFPC) is set to embark on their peacekeeping mission under the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL). They presented a ceremonial salute to Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage RWP RSP ndu, Commander of the Army, at the parade ground of Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment on Friday (01 March).