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  • Designate Sri Lanka’s UN Permanent Rep Calls on Commander

    15th July 2019 16:09:20 Hours

    Designate Sri Lanka’s UN Permanent Rep Calls on Commander

    Mrs Kshenuka Senewiratne, Ambassador - designate as Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the UN in New York, prior to her assumption of office paid a courtesy call on Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army this morning (15) at the Army Headquarters.

  • 'Spring & Summer' Conglomerate Joins the Queue for Wilpattu Reforestation

    12th July 2019 18:43:59 Hours

    'Spring & Summer' Conglomerate Joins the Queue for Wilpattu Reforestation

    Impressed with the ongoing Army-pioneered massive Wilpattu reforestation drive under the ‘Thuruliya Wenuwen Api’ project, the leading commercial conglomerate, 'Spring & Summer Fashion Collection (Pvt) Ltd' offering 5000 saplings of rare species to the project joined hands with the Army on Thursday (11).

  • Commander Meets ‘Paada Yathra’ Pilgrims in Yala

    09th July 2019 12:43:15 Hours

    Commander Meets ‘Paada Yathra’ Pilgrims in Yala

    Northern and Eastern province devotees arriving at Kataragama to attend the annual Esala festival on foot Tuesday (9) morning enjoyed the customary hospitality of the Army troops when they reached Linthuna area in Warahana of the Yala National Reserve.

  • 'Dancing & Singing Stars' among Jaffna Troops Crowned amidst Roaring Applause

    06th July 2019 17:07:36 Hours

    'Dancing & Singing Stars' among Jaffna Troops Crowned amidst Roaring Applause

    A combination of aesthetic talents with great youthful vigour, inherent in hundreds of tri servicemen in the Jaffna peninsula found a platform for themselves when the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) Friday (6) evening staged its own self-styled mega reality spectacle, 'Jaffna Got Talent-2019', musical and dancing competition in the presence of a packed audience at the SFHQ-ground, joined by Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake as the Chief Guest at the invitation of Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi, Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna (SF-J).

  • Success Story of Silver Medalist in Korea Lauded Presenting a Memento

    04th July 2019 21:50:20 Hours

    Success Story of Silver Medalist in Korea Lauded Presenting a Memento

    Lance Corporal J.C.I Nishanthi of the Sri Lanka Army Women's Corps who won a Silver medal in ‘Korea International Women's Invention Exposition -2019 (KIWIE), organized by Korea Women Inventors Association received high acclaim and appreciation from none other than the Commander of the Army....

  • "Commitment is Your Greatest Wealth," Commander Tells Law Students' 'Colours' Eve'

    02nd July 2019 08:01:22 Hours

    Sri Lanka Law College at Hulftsdorp Monday (1) evening in a rare gesture of distinction threw a red carpet welcome to the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake who graced as the Chief Guest in the ‘Annual Captains Appointment Ceremony Colours Eve’, organized by the Law Students’ Union of Sri Lanka.

  • Golf in the Army Reaches New Heights with Veteran Golfers Competing in 'Highlanders' Cup Golf Tournament'

    30th June 2019 18:03:11 Hours

    Golf in the Army Reaches New Heights with Veteran Golfers Competing in 'Highlanders' Cup Golf Tournament'

    A record group of 79 national Golfers and Golf lovers, including those from Tri Services at the invitation of the Sri Lanka Army Golf Committee (SLAGC) gathered in the garrison town of Diyatalawa on Saturday (29) for the 'Highlanders’ Cup Golf Tournament - 2019’ in the re-laid Diyatalawa Army Golf Course, bringing the Army's attempts for revival of Golf to new heights as a national sport .

  • Commander Receives Maiden Copy of "Palamuwana Loka Maha Sangramaya-1914-1919"

    28th June 2019 18:17:55 Hours

    Commander Receives Maiden Copy of

    The maiden Sinhala copy of the 'The First World War 1914-1919,' authored by Dr Prashantha Perera, a retired university don whose specialty covered History and Archaeology was presented to the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake at the Army Headquarters this morning (28).

  • Maduruoya-Groomed 319 More Elite SF Soldiers Vow to Reach Their Goal Fearlessly

    22nd June 2019 19:58:34 Hours

    Maduruoya-Groomed 319 More Elite SF Soldiers Vow to Reach Their Goal Fearlessly

    The pride of the Nation, the Army’s elite Special Forces (SF), having once again ‘Vowed to Reach the Goal Fearlessly’, translated literally their motto, “Adhishtanayen Abheethawa Aramuna Karaa” bestowed SF graduation on 4 Officers and 315 Other Ranks in the Intake-49 during a glittering passing-out ceremony, held on Saturday (22) morning at the Special Forces....

  • Commander Invited to Inauguration of Tree-Planting in Central Hills on 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

    21st June 2019 16:22:04 Hours

    Commander Invited to Inauguration of Tree-Planting in Central Hills on 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

    A special tree planting project in parallel with the opening of an India-funded New Housing Project in Nuwara Eliya got underway on Thursday (20) at Mahatma Gandhi Puram, Dunsinane Estate in Nuwara Eliya to coincide with 150th Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, World Environment Day and International Day of Yoga where Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake....