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  • Fonterra Joins the Queue for Wilpattu Reforestation

    19th June 2019 18:46:07 Hours

    Fonterra Joins the Queue for Wilpattu Reforestation

    Impressed with the ongoing Army-pioneered massive Wilpattu reforestation under the ‘Thuruliya Wenuwen Api’ project, the latest group of environment-friendly company stood together with Army efforts was the Fonterra Brands Sri Lanka (Pvt) Ltd.

  • Day’s Pay of Army Personnel Goes to Worthy Cause at ‘Apeksha’ Hospital

    17th June 2019 13:41:10 Hours

    Day’s Pay of Army Personnel Goes to Worthy Cause at ‘Apeksha’ Hospital

    The much-needed two Samsung HS40 Ultrasound Scanner Units, purchased from the day’s pay of Army personnel were formally handed over to Maharagama ‘Apeksha’ Cancer Hospital this morning (17) by the think-tank of the meritorious project, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army.

  • Reciprocal Army to Army Expeditions Take a New Turn with 3-digit Indian Servicemen Arriving on Goodwill Tour

    15th June 2019 12:51:38 Hours

    Reciprocal Army to Army Expeditions Take a New Turn with 3-digit Indian Servicemen Arriving on Goodwill Tour

    Opening up new vistas for further strengthened cooperation and understanding between the Armed Forces of Sri Lanka and India, a uniquely crafted reciprocal expedition project came into effect this morning (15) with the arrival of 159 strong Indian tri force delegation with spouses in Sri Lanka and the simultaneous departure of 162 member team of Sri Lankan Armed Forces with spouses to India.

  • SLNG Troops with Lion Ladies Association Build New Home for Visually-Impaired Undergraduate

    14th June 2019 18:26:50 Hours

    SLNG Troops with Lion Ladies Association Build New Home for Visually-Impaired Undergraduate

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, together with Mrs Chandrika Senanayake, President, Army Seva Vanitha Unit (ASVU) and District 306 - C Lion Ladies Association early this morning (14), went to Henyaya, Yakwila, Pannala and fulfilled a long standing aspiration of a visually-impaired final year undergraduate at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura.

  • Now, Nattandiya Students Line Up to Donate Saplings for Wilpattu Reforestation

    12th June 2019 18:39:24 Hours

    Now, Nattandiya Students Line Up to Donate Saplings for Wilpattu Reforestation

    Providing an overwhelming inspiration to the Army ‘Thuruliya Wenuwen Api’ tree planting drive, students at Nattandiya Dhammissara National School after meeting the Commander of the Army at the Army Headquarters on Wednesday (12) gifted about 5,000 saplings for the Wilpattu Reforestation Project of the Army.

  • Private Donors Appreciating Wilpattu Reforestation Offer More Saplings

    11th June 2019 19:02:09 Hours

    Private Donors Appreciating Wilpattu Reforestation Offer More Saplings

    As the popular public support for the ongoing ‘Thuruliya Wenuwen Api’ tree planting of the Army is gaining momentum, more and more private sector environmentalists, impressed with the Army reforestation of the Wilpattu Reserve and its adjacent areas continue to offer their share for sustainability of the environment.

  • Triumphant ‘Walk of Warriors’ Reaches Its Terminus at Independence Square

    08th June 2019 15:44:07 Hours

    Triumphant ‘Walk of Warriors’ Reaches Its Terminus at Independence Square

    Triumphantly completing the 310 km – long distance, the ‘Walk of Warriors’ (Ranakaminge Pagamana) of the Sri Lanka Army Air Mobile Brigade of the 53 Division amid overwhelming public support and heartening cheers reached its scheduled terminus, Independence Square at Colombo 7 this morning (8) sharp at 10.00 am.

  • Australian Home Affairs Minister Meets Army Commander

    06th June 2019 11:29:50 Hours

    Australian Home Affairs Minister Meets Army Commander

    The visiting Australian Home Affairs Minister, Peter Dutton during his two-day stay in Sri Lanka met Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army at the Galle Face Hotel, Colombo on Tuesday (4) and discussed a few matters of bilateral importance.

  • Countrymen in Rousing Receptions Salute Air Mobile Troops on Expedition

    03rd June 2019 15:45:47 Hours

    Countrymen in Rousing Receptions Salute Air Mobile Troops on Expedition

    Amid true spirits of patriotism, goodwill, pride and dignity and hospitality of all ethnicities, the ‘Walk of Warriors’ (Ranakaminge Pagamana) of the Sri Lanka Army Air Mobile Brigade of the 53 Division which marks its 25th anniversary reached Kandy Sri Dalada Maligawa (Temple of Tooth) premises by Sunday (2) noon, completing the 5th day leg of the 310 km - long expedition.

  • All Ranks in Army Join ‘Iftar’ Ritual

    01st June 2019 10:03:12 Hours

    All Ranks in Army Join ‘Iftar’ Ritual

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army sat together with Officers and Other Ranks of Islamic faith to perform the ‘Iftar’ ritual, the breaking of fast at sunset on Friday (31) evening at Wadduwa Laya Beach hotel.