12th July 2021 17:40:14 Hours
The alternative ‘Mother Care’ wing of the organization, the Army Seva Vanitha Unit (ASVU) at the Army Headquarters which has left indelible marks as a robust welfare wing, is 37 years of age today (12) and determined to further broaden their welfare and well-being scope. The low-profile anniversary commemoration with release of a special pictorial magazine, symbolic award of 10 laptops to students of Army families and a lunch treat to 150 patients at National Institute of Mental....
10th July 2021 04:44:06 Hours
Sportsmen and Women who are tipped to participate and win in the forthcoming 32nd Olympic Games – 2020 in Tokyo during 23 July - 8 August together with the 1st Army Officer participating as a judge this afternoon (9) called on General Shavendra Silva, Chairman of the National Sports Selection Committee (NSSC), Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army at the Army Headquarters and received guidelines, encouragement and blessings.
05th July 2021 16:43:15 Hours
Intending to encourage and motivate Army personnel, engaged in the speedily-established ‘walk-in’ Community Vaccination Centres of the Armed Forces for vaccination of Western Province residents above 30 years of age, General Shavendra Silva, Head, NOCPCO, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army this morning (5) took time off his hectic schedule and visited Battaramulla Diyatha Uyana Vaccination Centre, the programme, jointly manned by the Army Seva Vanitha Unit (ASVU).
01st July 2021 22:08:55 Hours
A large consignment of vital life-supporting medical devices, equipment and accessories, gifted to Sri Lanka for COVID-19 control work by the laity at US-based Dharma Vijaya Foundation and Buddhist Viharaya was symbolically vested in the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) this morning (1) during a meeting with General Shavendra Silva, Head, NOCPCO, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army.
29th June 2021 22:45:41 Hours
The Sri Lanka Army Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (SLEME), making great strides in the repairs of unserviceable Army vehicle fleet and thereby saving a fair chunk of foreign exchange as per specific instructions given by the Army Chief, added another completely refurbished 12 more Land Rover model vehicles to the Army fleet this morning (29) after symbolically handing them to the Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, General Shavendra Silva at the Army HQ.
28th June 2021 19:47:55 Hours
The two newly-posted Regimental Sergeant Majors (RSMs) to the Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA) and the Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) on Monday (28) had the rare chance of receiving guidelines, instructions and best wishes on their new appointments from none other than the chief of the organization, General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army when both of them called at the Commander’s office, together with the Adjutant General, Major General Sanjaya Wanasinghe and the RSM at the Army Headquarters.
21st June 2021 18:30:38 Hours
The Sri Lanka Army, adding renewed recognition to age-old ties of goodwill and friendship rolled out the inauguration of the 7th edition of the ‘International Yoga Day’ (21 June) in collaboration with the High Commission of India at the Sri Jayawardenepura Army Headquarters this morning (21) after transmission of messages of HE the President of Sri Lanka Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Hon Prime Minister of India....
21st June 2021 18:00:39 Hours
Let Blessings of Sacred Poson Full Moon Day That Brought Upon a New Civilization Gives Strength to All of Us to Rid COVID-19 Pandemic & Prosper Our Motherland !. General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army & Head, NOCPCO, All Officers, Other Ranks & Civil Staff Share Noble Thoughts on this Special Day of Our Civilization.
16th June 2021 19:28:31 Hours
A fleet of unserviceable Army vehicles that included a garbage truck, three jeeps and one double cab, hitherto remained unused have now been made completely motorable again in Colombo, Katubedda and Kosgama Sri Lanka Army Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (SLEME) Base workshops after overhaul and repairs, saving a large sum of money to the Army. Among those vehicles is a newly-improvised vegetable selling truck that was brought to the Army HQ this morning (16) in order to show them to the Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, General Shavendra Silva.
12th June 2021 16:35:00 Hours
"The Army and service personnel for COVID-19 control work have been deployed as frontliners exclusively to assist health professionals on the directives of HE the President since he is well aware of the capacity, full potential and professional capabilities of the military and this all-time prepared assistance should not be misunderstood or misinterpreted as 'interference' in professional health work.