04th October 2021 06:52:12 Hours
Scores of flag-carrying representative Officers and Other Ranks of the Army Sunday (3) afternoon joined devotees at Kataragama Kirivehera and Devala precincts where the symbolic Army flag blessing ceremony on account of the forthcoming 72nd Army Anniversary and the Army Day (10 October) took place with the participation of General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army and a host of Senior Officers and Other Ranks.
30th September 2021 06:46:53 Hours
The ‘Critical Engagement, the climax of the joint multi-pronged tri-service Field Training Exercise (FTX) of the Army, ‘Cormorant Strike XI – 2021’ which executed its final amphibious mock attack capturing the simulated hostile bases in Kumpurupiddi, off Trincomalee this afternoon (29) with participants from foreign militaries, was witnessed by General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, along with High Commissioners of Bangladesh and the Maldives, Defence Attaches and a host of tri service Senior Officers...
28th September 2021 09:10:36 Hours
The formal inauguration of the series of religious ceremonies on account of the forthcoming 72nd anniversary of the Sri Lanka Army (October 10), the most admired, dedicated and fondly recognized as the ‘Protectors of the Nation’ began on Monday (27) evening at the sacred city of Kandy with offer of Buddha Pooja, Flag-blessing and offer of ‘Gilanpasa’ to the....
25th September 2021 08:32:44 Hours
The Home-based Integrated Patient Management System for COVID patients that got jointly underway with the Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA) and the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) as well as all NOCPCO Task Force members, Medical Specialists, Health Administrators, Civil and Military Medical Officers, Nurses....
23rd September 2021 15:38:18 Hours
The new state-of-the art 5-storied new office complex at the Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps (SLAWC) Headquarters at Borella was ceremonially inaugurated and warmed this morning (23) during a simple ceremony, headed by General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army who was warmly welcomed on arrival and awarded....
12th September 2021 20:07:25 Hours
As the ongoing 'Exercise Cormorant Strike XI -2021' of the Army is in full swing, rehearsing troops on Sunday (12) after entering the Colombo Harbour staged a daring mission to rescue the hypothetical Fisheries and Harbour Minister of Concordia who had been taken hostage by mock Eastasian Liberation Fighters (ELF) inside the International Container Terminal of the Colombo Harbour.
08th September 2021 15:22:43 Hours
Just a few hours after Paralympians returned home with Gold and Bronze Medals, Hon Minister of Sports, Namal Rajapakse, along with State Minister, Hon Senuka Vidanagamage, General Shavendra Silva, Chairman, National Sports Selection Committee (NSSC), Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army and Ministry officials this morning (8) had a cordial welcome meeting with Medalists at the Ministerial office, Torrington Square.
05th September 2021 16:19:52 Hours
The Special Forces (SF) Regimental Headquarters at Naula laid a red carpet welcome and awarded colour-rich military honours to General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, who is also the Colonel of the Regiment, Special Forces when he arrived there this morning (5) to inaugurate its state-of-the art new facility complex....
02nd September 2021 16:48:54 Hours
The five-storied new officers’ Mess building complex of the Corps of Engineer Services (CES), erected at the Regimental Centre at Panagoda was formally warmed this morning (2) and vested in the CES Officers during a simple ceremony, graced by General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army and Head of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) as the Chief Guest.
30th August 2021 15:41:30 Hours
“Sri Lanka Army soldiers at the forefront of the control, prevention and facilitating treatment against COVID-19 pandemic are like parents who are caring for their own children at a time the country is undergoing a critical period. Today, you extended the same parental care for members of the Maha Sangha by converting this meditation monastery to be an....