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  • Finals in Swimming & Water Polo Get Underway at Panagoda Cantonment

    29th January 2020 22:38:52 Hours

    Finals in Swimming & Water Polo Get Underway at Panagoda Cantonment

    The Army’s one of the most looked forward events, Inter Regiment Swimming Championship and Water Polo Championship - 2019 had their finals and prize-awarding on Wednesday (29) evening at Panagoda Army Cantonment swimming complex in the presence of the day’s Chief Guest, acting Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva.

  • Military Parades & Warm Reception at AHQ Extend Red Carpet Welcome to Pakistan’s Chief of Naval Staff

    27th January 2020 14:13:38 Hours

    Military Parades & Warm Reception at AHQ Extend Red Carpet Welcome to Pakistan’s Chief of Naval Staff

    The acting Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva this morning (27) extended a red carpet reception to the visiting Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, NI (M) when the latter arrived at the Sri Jayewardenepura Army Headquarters in order to pay a courtesy call on the former.

  • HE the President Inaugurates ‘AYATI’, Hope for Children with Disabilities

    25th January 2020 15:14:31 Hours

    HE the President Inaugurates ‘AYATI’, Hope for Children with Disabilities

    Army troops-built first-ever state-of-the-art rehabilitation centre, ‘AYATI’ for children with special needs at Ragama formally opened its doors to the public on Saturday (25) offering multi-disciplinary clinical operations covering all forms of disabilities.

  • Sri Lanka's Army & Navy Commanders among Key Delegates in Singapore’s 8th Fullerton Forum

    24th January 2020 14:04:39 Hours

    Sri Lanka's Army & Navy Commanders among Key Delegates in Singapore’s 8th Fullerton Forum

    Over 100 top-rung delegates, comprised of defence officials, high-ranking military officers, security think-tanks, research experts and non-governmental experts from more than 25 countries who met in Singapore at the 8th IISS Fullerton Forum, known as the ‘Shangri-La Dialogue Sherpa Meeting’ during the past three days (20-22 January) sought ways to ensure security, safety, and stability in the region.

  • 23rd Anniversary of Elite Special Forces Recalls Memories of their Past Achievements & Glory

    17th January 2020 17:33:25 Hours

    23rd Anniversary of Elite Special Forces Recalls Memories of their Past Achievements & Glory

    The elite Special Forces (SF) of the Army, an exceptionally recognized regiment, honoured with award of the Presidential 'Ranaparashuwa' (Hatchet) and Regimental 'Ranaparashuwa' (Hatchet) identical to presidential Colours or Regimental Colours marked their 23rd anniversary this morning (17) at Naula SF Regimental HQ premises during an elaborate programme,

  • Army Prays for All Victims in Australia & Invokes Blessings on Sri Lanka’s Prosperity

    14th January 2020 23:23:16 Hours

    Army Prays for All Victims in Australia & Invokes Blessings on Sri Lanka’s Prosperity

    In a phenomenally empathetic gesture, thousands of Army personnel at island-wide Security Force HQs, Training Schools and Army formations simultaneously joined hands together sharp at 7.00 pm today (14) and prayed for speedy healing and recovery for the affected in Australia, Dawn of prosperity to all Sri Lankans and...

  • Army HQ Begins 2nd Phase of ‘Thuru Mithuru Nawa Ratak’ Harvesting Abandoned Paddy Fields

    14th January 2020 10:59:56 Hours

    Army HQ Begins 2nd Phase of ‘Thuru Mithuru Nawa Ratak’ Harvesting Abandoned Paddy Fields

    The Army, to be consistent with the government’s environment-friendly Green Project concept to plant trees and establish urban forests, green paths, green roofs and agro-forestry systems as spelt out in the ‘Saubhagye Dekma’ (Vistas of Prosperity and Splendour) policy statement this morning (14) launched its 2nd Phase of the afforestation and beautification project, ‘Thuru Mithuru Nawa Ratak’, conceptualized by the Commander of the Army.

  • President Emphasizes the Need to Prevent Brain Drain to Achieve Rapid Development

    11th January 2020 09:21:03 Hours

    President Emphasizes the Need to Prevent Brain Drain to Achieve Rapid Development

    President Gotabaya Rajapaksa emphasized the need of preventing brain drain to achieve rapid development in the country. ‘If the Government as well as the private sector can ensure that a high standard of education is provided by local universities and other higher educational institutions, it may even be possible for us to start attracting international students to study in Sri Lanka and convert the higher education sector into a foreign exchange.....

  • Bastion of Down-Trodden Peasants, Late Ven Dimbulagala Nayake Thero’s Memory Immortalized

    08th January 2020 18:32:32 Hours

    Bastion of Down-Trodden Peasants, Late Ven Dimbulagala Nayake Thero’s Memory Immortalized

    The iconic Most Ven Kithalagama Sri Seelalankara Nayake Thero, more popularly known, Dimbulagala Nayake Hamuduruwo who launched an indelible crusade to ameliorate the suffering of peasants of all communities while leading the monks who followed the teaching of the Buddha who said “Go forth; O monks for the Greater Good of the Masses”...

  • Unprecedented Incentives Awarded to Students in Army Families

    06th January 2020 20:59:11 Hours

    Unprecedented Incentives Awarded to Students in Army Families

    A vast and multifarious welfare project of unprecedented nature, organized by the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force (SLAVF) to award financial grants, scholarships, educational incentives, appreciative medals and assistance to 1511 school-goers in both Regular Force and volunteer force families took place this afternoon (6) at the ‘Nelum Pokuna’.....