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  • ‘Kaffir’ Ethnic Groups in Puttalam Showcase Aesthetic Skills in Army-organized Christmas Carols

    29th December 2018 12:33:22 Hours

    ‘Kaffir’ Ethnic Groups in Puttalam Showcase Aesthetic Skills in Army-organized Christmas Carols

    An exceptionally rare spectacle, blended with ethno-cultural roots of their country of origin, the African continent came on the stage at Puttalam St Mary's Church Friday (28) evening when a new generation of the ethnic minority of Kaffir (Kaapiri) artistes, still living in the Puttalam district impressed a large gathering by presenting their age-old aesthetic and exclusive cultural features and....

  • Merry Christmas & Season’s Compliments !

    24th December 2018 22:13:42 Hours

    Merry Christmas & Season’s Compliments !

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, all Officers, Other Ranks and members of the Civil Staff wish all our readers around the world a Merry X’mas !

  • 118 Army-built New Homes for War Heroes & Families under Commander's Project Vested in Beneficiaries

    20th December 2018 14:22:56 Hours

    118 Army-built New Homes for War Heroes & Families under Commander's Project Vested in Beneficiaries

    Handover of legal documents and keys of newly-erected 118 homes to War Heroes, Next of Kin (NOK) of those Killed In Action (KIA) and those Wounded In Action (WIA) under the Stage III/IV of the ‘Commander’s Special Housing Project’ and award of National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) certificates to 147 potential Army retirees who underwent training in 'Production of Heavy Vehicles' Course at Galkulama Training School, took place on Wednesday (19) at the Defence Services College - Colombo 2 during a simple ceremony.

  • Commander Encourages Participants in Multi-Coloured Inter Regiment Drill, Band & Pace Sticks Competition - 2018

    19th December 2018 11:37:01 Hours

    Commander Encourages Participants in Multi-Coloured Inter Regiment Drill, Band & Pace Sticks Competition - 2018

    The award of trophies to the winners and participants in the Inter Regiment Drill, Band and Pace sticks competition finals, one of the most spectacular routine displays of the Sri Lanka Army, got underway at Panagoda Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) Regiment ground on Tuesday (18) evening before a mammoth gathering, headed by Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army as the Chief Guest.

  • Buttala OCDC Begins Its 12th Seminar for Officers

    17th December 2018 13:17:22 Hours

    Buttala OCDC Begins Its 12th Seminar for Officers

    The inauguration of the Buttala Officer Career Development Centre (OCDC) Seminar on the theme, ‘Contemporary Strategic Environment in the Region and the Role of Military Commanders’ took place this morning (17) during a simple ceremony headed by Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army as the Chief Guest.

  • SLMA Releases Fully-Fledged 234 More New Officers to the 'Rata Rakina Jathiya'

    15th December 2018 20:52:22 Hours

    SLMA Releases Fully-Fledged 234 More New Officers to the 'Rata Rakina Jathiya'

    The pride of the Nation, 'Rata Rakina Jathiya' (community defending the country) on Saturday (15) during a colourful ceremony at Diyatalawa Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA) was once again blessed with 234 youthful Officer Cadets who upon successful completion of their military training passed out amidst pomp and pageantry in the presence of a distinguished gathering, including HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces as the Chief Guest.

  • DSCSC Undergraduates in Course No -12 Receive 'psc'

    12th December 2018 23:46:16 Hours

    DSCSC Undergraduates in Course No -12 Receive 'psc'

    The graduation ceremony of the Course No 12 of the Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC) at Sapugaskanda which qualifies Officers to wear the passed staff college (psc) badge got underway this morning (12), presided by HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces as the Chief Guest.

  • Army Christmas Carols at Nelum Pokuna Remind True Spirits of Fellowship & Reconciliation

    12th December 2018 11:23:57 Hours

    Army Christmas Carols at Nelum Pokuna Remind True Spirits of Fellowship & Reconciliation

    Sri Lanka Army’s annual Christmas Carols coordinated by the Army Christian Fellowship got underway this evening (11) at Nelum Pokuna theatre amidst a gathering of distinguished invitees, heralding the onset of seasonal greetings. The day’s Chief Guest, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army along with Mrs Chandrika Senanayake, President of Army Sava Vanitha Unit attended the special occasion, conducted in both Sinhala and English languages.

  • Commander Shoots First Ball in Army-Built New Cricket Ground in Dombagoda

    10th December 2018 20:34:51 Hours

    Commander Shoots First Ball in Army-Built New Cricket Ground in Dombagoda

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army turning a new chapter for promotion of Army Cricket on Monday (10) ceremonially, opened the newly-constructed cricket ground at Sri Lanka Army Ordinance Corps (SLAOC) Headquarters premises in Dombagoda where the finals in the Army Inter Regiment T-20 Championship were played for the first time in the new turf.

  • Army-Erected New NIBU Auditorium Vested in Students During Grand Ceremony

    08th December 2018 16:12:20 Hours

    Army-Erected New NIBU Auditorium Vested in Students During Grand Ceremony

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army was honoured by inviting him to grace the opening of the modern auditorium at the Kelaniya Manelwatte Nāgānanda International Buddhist University (NIBU) as the Chief Guest on Friday (7) in the company of the donor, Prof U. Daw, Chief Instructor at Nāgānanda International Institute for Buddhist Studies and Ven Dr. Bodagama Chandima Thero, Chief Sangha Nayake for Taiwan and the architect of the NIBU.