26th April 2019 21:24:46 Hours
Island-wide Army troops, together with Policemen, Navy and Air Force troops in a bid to stem fanatical terrorist extremism and restore normalcy in the country after Tri-Services were vested with required provisions with enforcement of Emergency Regulations are currently engaged in a variety of security operations with special focus on most vulnerable areas and places in Colombo and elsewhere.
22nd April 2019 21:27:48 Hours
Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army after an audience with His Eminence Dr Malcolm Ranjith, Cardinal, Archbishop of Colombo this morning (22) at Colombo Bishop’s House in response to Media queries underlined the need for proper coordination among all intelligence wings since a lapse on the part of sharing such vital information had unfortunately occurred.
20th April 2019 12:26:39 Hours
Security Force Headquarters-Mullaittivu, its under command 59 Division Headquarters, 593 and 591 Brigade Headquarters, fulfilling long-felt vital needs for administration, accommodation, rest and recreation equipped themselves on Thursday (18) in order to carry out their national security duties in a more refined and vibrant manner with focus on gestures of public goodwill and reconciliation.
17th April 2019 14:28:44 Hours
A 17-member student delegation of Pakistan’s National Defence University (NDU), currently in Sri Lanka on a familiarization study tour called at the Army Headquarters and had an interactive meeting with the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake on Tuesday (16).
14th April 2019 00:00:00 Hours
Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, all Senior Officers, Officers, Other Rankers and Members of the Civil Staff in the Army wish All of You a very Happy & Prosperous Sinhala & Hindu New Year 2019 !
11th April 2019 20:47:55 Hours
Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army on Thursday (11) morning had the rare privilege of offering a new statue of Our Lady of Madu to the most sacred Holy Madu Shrine in Mannar during a Special Mass and simultaneously consecrating the statue in an Army-built pedestal, adjoining the main Shrine premises.
11th April 2019 08:46:04 Hours
A wide variety of traditional, fun-making and culturally-rich Sinhala-Hindu New Year features came alive at Sri Lanka Engineers' Regiment grounds in the Panagoda Army Cantonment throughout Wednesday (10) when hundreds of all rankers serving the Army Headquarters (AHQ) joined hands together and shared New Year festive spirits by participating in many a feature, typical of the forthcoming age-old festival of the Sun.
08th April 2019 22:52:38 Hours
Attaching greater significance for promotion of neighbourly relations as well as existing sound understanding on regional matters of security concern, Indian Defence Secretary Mr Sanjay Mitra currently in Sri Lanka on a two-day official visit began bilateral discussions in the 6th round of ‘India-Sri Lanka Annual Defence Dialogue’ at the Ministry of Defence in Colombo this morning (8) where the progress of last dialogues were reviewed and assessed.
08th April 2019 07:35:27 Hours
Giving due respect and recognition to the committed dedication and services they offered for defence of the country, but now confined to the Veterans' Home at Bolagala, Katana for the rest of their lives after retirement, the Army on a suggestion made by the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake completely refurbished this....
07th April 2019 08:05:54 Hours
Spirits of typical National Sinhala-Hindu New Year festival, blended with a rare combination of age-old rites, rituals, customs, festivities and traditions dominated Saturday's (6) 'Sirisara New Year-2019' celebration at Padaviya-Sri Pura, Kolongolla, organized jointly by the Army and 'Wana Aranaka Asiriya' team on....