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  • ‘Army Para Games - 2018’ Ceremonially Kicked Off

    19th September 2018 22:17:00 Hours

    ‘Army Para Games - 2018’ Ceremonially Kicked Off

    More than 700 differently able Army War Heroes of our times began showcasing their talents in the ‘Sri Lanka Army Para Games - 2018’ inaugurated at Diyagama Stadium, Homagama this morning (19). Major General Dampath Fernando, Chief of Staff as the Chief Guest on behalf of the Commander of the Army....

  • ‘Gemunu Watch’ Joins History with Its First Glittering ‘Colours Night’

    13th September 2018 13:49:00 Hours

    ‘Gemunu Watch’ Joins History with Its First Glittering ‘Colours Night’

    Achievers in the Gemunu Watch (GW) Regiment in a glittering spectacle, ‘Colours Night’ on Wednesday (12) evening at Nelum Pokuna Theatre for the first time in their Regiment’s history received laurels and recognition from none other than the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake who took part in the event as the Chief Guest.

  • Commander Keynote Speaker at Australian Army’s CALFS18

    11th September 2018 18:38:05 Hours

    Commander Keynote Speaker at Australian Army’s CALFS18

    The Chief of Army Land Forces Seminar 2018 (CALFS18), the biennial conference of the Australian Army which draws national and international partners together to consider the role of future land forces recently honoured Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Sri Lanka Army by inviting him to deliver the keynote address at the inaugural CALFS18 session in Adelaide Convention Centre, South Australia on Tuesday (Sept 4).

  • Curtains Come Down on ‘CDS - 2018’ Leaving Space for Wider Discourse & Policy Decisions

    31st August 2018 21:16:29 Hours

    Curtains Come Down on ‘CDS - 2018’ Leaving Space for Wider Discourse & Policy Decisions

    The 8th ‘Colombo Defence Seminar - 2018’ (CDS) at BMICH, the Sri Lanka Army’s flagship symposium on the theme, ‘Security in an Era of Global Disruptions’ drew to a close on Friday (31) evening after an assortment of more than 115 world-wide security experts and nearly 800 service personnel, distinguished scholars and intellectuals, articulating their desire to carry on with the endeavour of finding comprehensive and cohesive strategic and practical solutions....

  • Curtains Raised for 8th 'Colombo Defence Seminar - 2018' at BMICH amid Ceremonials

    30th August 2018 13:10:46 Hours

    Curtains Raised for 8th 'Colombo Defence Seminar - 2018' at BMICH amid Ceremonials

    Amid reverberating applause and hearty welcome, the curtains were raised this morning (30) at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) to inaugurate the 8th ‘Colombo Defence Seminar - 2018’ sessions, the annual flagship project of the Sri Lanka Army with a record number of participants from across the globe.

  • SLMA Adds Equestrian Spectacle to Army Calendar of Sports at Diyatalawa

    27th August 2018 21:08:57 Hours

    SLMA Adds Equestrian Spectacle to Army Calendar of Sports at Diyatalawa

    Sri Lanka Equestrian Association (SLEA) for the first time in its history, held a Horse Show at the Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA) Polo Ground premises in Diyatalawa on Sunday (26), attracting a large gathering of interested people. The SLMA Equestrian Festival 2018, organized by the SLMA with Army horses was conducted by the SLEA....

  • ‘Thuruliya Wenuwen Api’ Gets Off Ground to Plant Trees along Southern Highway

    24th August 2018 06:10:31 Hours

    ‘Thuruliya Wenuwen Api’ Gets Off Ground to Plant Trees along Southern Highway

    A visionary combined project that appeals to environmentally-conscious public and nature-lovers took root on Thursday (23) with the active contribution of Sri Lanka Army troops and the support of the 'Derana' Media Network along the Kadawatha-Matara Highway for the first time in its recent history where trees are to be planted on both sideways of the 154 km long road.

  • Commander Surprises Attendees at Headquarters Battalion Get-Together

    23rd August 2018 14:48:38 Hours

    Commander Surprises Attendees at Headquarters Battalion Get-Together

    Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake on Wednesday (22) surprised the participants in the annual Get-Together of the Headquarters Battalion at the Army Headquarters by appearing before them at the Sappers' Leisure Bay at Mattegoda on the invitation of Lieutenant Colonel Pradeep Gamage, Commanding Officer - Headquarters Battalion.

  • MIR Immortalizes Its War Heroes Erecting a Monument

    21st August 2018 10:54:02 Hours

    MIR Immortalizes Its War Heroes Erecting a Monument

    Troops of the Mechanized Infantry Regiment (MIR) giving its due recognition to 1380 of their fallen War Heroes on Monday (20) immortalized their memory by erecting a state-of-the-art War Hero monument at the MIR Regimental Headquarters, Dambulla.

  • Gajaba Super Cross - 2018 Thrills Thousands at Saliyapura

    20th August 2018 08:26:25 Hours

    Gajaba Super Cross - 2018 Thrills Thousands at Saliyapura

    ‘Gajaba Super Cross - 2018,’ the much-awaited pet project of proud Keterians, Gajaba Regiment troops got off the ground along Gajaba Camp racing tracks at Saliyapura for the 18th consecutive time on Sunday (19) in the presence of a mammoth crowd of motor racing fans, drawn from all corners of the country.