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  • 'Brave Sailors Continue to Perform their National Duty against COVID-19'- NOCPCO Head

    11th May 2020 20:52:28 Hours

    'Brave Sailors Continue to Perform their National Duty against COVID-19'- NOCPCO Head

    The routine Media interaction at the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) at Rajagiriya took place this afternoon (11), headed by Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Head of the (NOCPCO), Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army

  • Elaborate Religious Observances at Anuradapura Pray for Eradication of the Deadly Virus

    08th May 2020 00:25:23 Hours

    Elaborate Religious Observances at Anuradapura Pray for Eradication of the Deadly Virus

    Lieutenant 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), together with Mrs Sujeewa Nelson, President Army Seva Vanitha Unit took time off from busy schedules and sought blessings for fast eradication of the COVID-19 epidemic on Thrice Blessed Vesak Full Moon Poya Day (7) after making a series of special offerings to Ruwanweliseya, Jaya Sri Maha Bodhiya, Mirisawetiya and Abhayagiriya, a few of the most prominent eight sacred places...

  • MAY ALL BEINGS BE WELL & HEALTHY DURING VESAK (THRICE BLESSED DAY) !

    07th May 2020 06:00:17 Hours

    MAY ALL BEINGS BE WELL & HEALTHY DURING VESAK (THRICE BLESSED DAY) !

    Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army and Head of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO), Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, all Officers and Other Ranks of the Army wish all our readers and everyone a healthy and peaceful Vesak (Thrice Blessed Day), absent from epidemics and sufferings !

  • Public Urged to be at Home During Vesak Season - Head of NOCPCO

    06th May 2020 20:45:08 Hours

    Public Urged to be at Home During Vesak Season - Head of NOCPCO

    The routine Media interaction at the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) at Rajagiriya took place this afternoon (6), presided by Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Head of the (NOCPCO), Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army and Attorney-at Law Ajith Rohana, Deputy Inspector General of Police.

  • Tri Servicemen Once Again Facilitate Transport of Pensioners- Head of NOCPCO

    05th May 2020 20:03:33 Hours

    Tri Servicemen Once Again Facilitate Transport of Pensioners- Head of NOCPCO

    The routine Media interaction at the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) at Rajagiriya took place this afternoon (5), presided by Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Head of the (NOCPCO), Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army

  • 5052 Have So Far Left for Home after Quarantining- Lt Gen Shavendra Silva

    04th May 2020 20:27:20 Hours

    5052 Have So Far Left for Home after Quarantining- Lt Gen Shavendra Silva

    The routine Media interaction at the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) at Rajagiriya took place this afternoon (4), headed by Mrs Pavithra Wanniarachchi, Hon Minister of Health, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Head of the (NOCPCO), Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army and Medical Specialist Dr Anil Jasinghe, Director General of Health Services and Attorney-at Law Ajith Rohana, Deputy Inspector General of Police.

  • Isolation Blockades in Kalutara & Kandy Districts Removed - Head of NOCPCO

    03rd May 2020 18:58:37 Hours

    Isolation Blockades in Kalutara & Kandy Districts Removed - Head of NOCPCO

    The routine Media briefing at the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) at Rajagiriya took place this afternoon (3), headed by Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Head of the (NOCPCO), Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army.

  • NOCPCO Head Among Expert Contributors to Webinar on 'Breaking the Transmission Chain through Community Empowerment'

    30th April 2020 18:10:24 Hours

    NOCPCO Head Among Expert Contributors to Webinar on 'Breaking the Transmission Chain through Community Empowerment'

    Lieutenant General Shavendra, Head of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO), Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army at the invitation of the Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health (APACPH) and the Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA) this morning (30) contributed to the public webinar, themed on 'Breaking the Transmission Chain through Community Empowerment', in which a panel of international medical scholars of public health shared their professional expertise and views...

  • Head of NOCPCO Receives PPE & Gloves from Australian Department of Defence

    29th April 2020 18:25:53 Hours

    Head of NOCPCO Receives PPE & Gloves from Australian Department of Defence

    Showing a strong gesture of solidarity towards the role of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) in Sri Lanka as well as the members of Sri Lankan armed forces in their fight against the control of COVID-19 pandemic, the Australian Department of Defence through the High Commission of Australia this morning (29) extended its support by way of handing over a large consignment of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) overalls and gloves to Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Head of the NOCPCO, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army at the Army Headquarters.

  • All Associates of Infected Heroic Sailors Now Kept in Quarantine-Head, NOCPCO

    28th April 2020 19:52:50 Hours

    All Associates of Infected Heroic Sailors Now Kept in Quarantine-Head, NOCPCO

    The routing Media briefing was held at the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) at Rajagiriya took place this afternoon (28), headed by Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Head of the (NOCPCO), Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army and Medical Specialist Dr Anil Jasinghe, Director General of Health Services.