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  • Concerned Company Donors Gift Facemasks & Rapid Antigen Test Kits

    18th January 2021 20:25:01 Hours

    Concerned Company Donors Gift Facemasks & Rapid Antigen Test Kits

    Extending their helping hand and appreciating unmatched roles of tri-servicemen in the fight against COVID-19, the company, IME Korea and SD Biosensors through their local counterparts after calling at the Commander’s Office this afternoon (18) jointly gifted a stock of facemasks for the use of servicemen, engaged in preventive work and rapid antigen test kits for COVID-19 diagnoses.

  • MIC Regimental Centre Infrastructure Boosted Inaugurating its Training School's Main Building

    15th January 2021 16:27:38 Hours

    MIC Regimental Centre Infrastructure Boosted Inaugurating its Training School's Main Building

    Expansion of the new infrastructural development of the 'Home of Military Intelligence' and formal inauguration of the well-equipped main building of the Military Intelligence Training School inside the Military Intelligence Corps (MIC) Regimental Headquarters compound at Karandeniya came to fruition after months of hard work and was ceremonially declared open this morning (15) by none other than the Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, General Shavendra Silva, participating as the day's Chief Guest.

  • "No Outside Fraudulent Third Parties Should Be Tolerated or Given a Single Cent, "Gen. Shavendra Silva Clears the Air Speaking to Hotel Owners

    13th January 2021 12:53:37 Hours

    "No any outside 'third party' if any, reaching you for accommodation of foreign arrivals in your hotels for quarantine purposes, should be given a single cent to get such openings as we have already managed to prevent some 'unscrupulous' elements who were resorting to such corrupt practices in the recent past after the 2nd wave broke out. We would not dare to tolerate such practices at the expense of the Army image since ours is a credible organization of the highest standards.

  • "Provide Best of the Best Rations & Fresh Food Varieties to Soldiers" - Army Chief Tells Suppliers

    13th January 2021 05:45:32 Hours

    A special discussion between suppliers of fresh food varieties and dry rations to the Army and General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, organized by the Directorate of Supply and Transport in the Army got underway at the Commander's office at the Army HQ on Tuesday (12).

  • Transforming Troops to Execute Nation-Building Tasks, Maiden Corps of Agriculture and Livestock Raised in the Army

    07th January 2021 14:50:16 Hours

    Transforming Troops to Execute Nation-Building Tasks, Maiden Corps of Agriculture and Livestock Raised in the Army

    The Sri Lanka Army, forming a new class of troops, fully operational for the express goal of elevating the country's agricultural sector to new heights raised its Corps of Agriculture and Livestock on Thursday (7) under the Army's Directorate of Agriculture and Livestock (DAL) making headway in its nation-building tasks, to be in line with HE the President's 'Sawubhagye Dekma' (Vistas of Splendour & Prosperity) policy statement.

  • Near Eight-decade Long Proud Saga of SLSC Chronicled & Released

    06th January 2021 21:33:49 Hours

    Near Eight-decade Long Proud Saga of SLSC Chronicled & Released

    The near eight-decade long chronicle of the Sri Lanka Signal Corps (SLSC) of the Army, ‘Silent Heroes’ who are regarded as the "heart, the arteries and the blood" of the organization saw its ceremonial release this afternoon (6) at the Army Headquarters where General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Sri Lanka Army as the Chief Guest was presented with the maiden copy.

  • Apparel Industry Stalwarts Appreciative of Task Force Roles Seek Extended Support

    05th January 2021 10:29:55 Hours

    Apparel Industry Stalwarts Appreciative of Task Force Roles Seek Extended Support

    A high-level delegation, led by the Chairman, Joint Apparel Association Forum, Mr A Sukumaran with a view to thanking the Task Force on COVID-19 for facilitation of uninterrupted function of the apparel industry in the past year and exploring possibilities of receiving further assistance to avert any second wave of the infection among employees in the industry, called on General Shavendra Silva, Head, National Operations Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO), Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army at the Army HQ on Monday (4) afternoon, following instructions given to them by HE the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

  • Army Signallers' Expertise Begins to Print National Driving Licence & Rids of Delays & Corrupt Practices

    01st January 2021 22:38:13 Hours

    Army Signallers' Expertise Begins to Print National Driving Licence & Rids of Delays & Corrupt Practices

    Embarking on a new project of national significance, poised to enhance the quality, rid of wastage, corruption, discrepancies and malpractices, associated with the printing process of National Driving Licences, Sri Lanka Army Signallers set up an Army Information Technology Solutions Centre (AITSC) following an MOU signed between the Army and the Department of Motor Traffic at Werahera and undertook the printing production of Driving Licences this afternoon (01)...

  • Cheers to Health, Happiness & Prosperity in 2021 !

    31st December 2020 23:53:26 Hours

    Cheers to Health, Happiness & Prosperity in 2021 !

    "HEALTH & WEALTH are Two Things that Reciprocate Each Other. General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army and Head, National Operations Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO), All Officers, Other Ranks & Civil Staffers Wish ALL OF YOU Get Both GOOD HEALTH & WEALTH in This NEW YEAR-2021 in Ample !

  • Promoted General Shavendra Silva Honoured by Elegantly-Dressed Gajaba Regiment Troops Presenting Fitting Military Salute

    31st December 2020 16:32:59 Hours

    Promoted General Shavendra Silva Honoured by Elegantly-Dressed Gajaba Regiment Troops Presenting Fitting Military Salute

    General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, a life dedicated to the country and a life which protects the life of others this morning (31) symbolically received a fitting tribute to his devoted role after he upon his due advancement into four-star rank General arrived at the Army HQ premises in conformity with military traditions.