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  • Army Sets Example Contributing One-Day’s Pay to Heart Surgery Project

    05th April 2019 17:05:09 Hours

    Army Sets Example Contributing One-Day’s Pay to Heart Surgery Project

    All soldiers of the Army in the spirits of saving lives of patients, needing urgent cardiac surgeries but unable to afford the cost have come forward to donate one-day pay to the ‘Heart to Heart Trust Fund’ (HTHTF) at Sri Jayawardenapura General Hospital at the request of the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake.

  • CR HQ at Ganemulla, Now Equipped with Modern Facilities

    04th April 2019 19:27:14 Hours

    CR HQ at Ganemulla, Now Equipped with Modern Facilities

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army on Wednesday (3) as the Chief Guest attended to a series of openings in the Commando Regiment (CR) Headquarters at Ganemulla at the request of Major General Ralph Nugera, Colonel of the Regiment, CR.

  • 'Bakmaha Divuruma' Pledge against Illegal Drugs Performed across the Island

    03rd April 2019 16:28:29 Hours

    'Bakmaha Divuruma' Pledge against Illegal Drugs Performed across the Island

    'Bakmaha Divuruma', a phenomenal national pledge that commits each and everyone in the country to rise against use of drugs, importation of drugs and spread of drugs was performed this morning (3) across the island with the commencement of the main ceremony, headed by HE the President taking place at the Independence Square.

  • Lion Ladies at Hqrs Battalion's Request Offer Incentives to War Hero & Civil Employees' Families

    03rd April 2019 09:24:38 Hours

    Lion Ladies at Hqrs Battalion's Request Offer Incentives to War Hero & Civil Employees' Families

    Lion Ladies' Club of 306 C1 District Zone 3 and Leo Club responding positively to a request made by the Headquarters Battalion at the Army Headquarters (Special Projects Unit) came forward to extend their helping hand for promotion of livelihoods of battle-affected War Heroes and their family members, civil employees and their families and Army professionals by way of donating eleven sewing machines, six computers, household requirements, new dresses for the music band, school accessories and an artificial leg for an amputee during a brief ceremony held at the Army Headquarters Tuesday (2) afternoon.

  • Army Chief Visiting 'Mitra Shakthi' Training Exercise at Diyatalawa Speaks to Indian Troops

    31st March 2019 10:48:46 Hours

    Army Chief Visiting 'Mitra Shakthi' Training Exercise at Diyatalawa Speaks to Indian Troops

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army on Saturday (30) attaching prioritized importance to the ongoing 'Mitra Shakthi' Army Exercise at Diyatalawa, visited Indian and Sri Lankan contingents under training where he witnessed a tactical drill display and a simulated raid conducted by the Indian Army contingent on a terrorist hideout.

  • Cream of Engineers in IESL Honours Commander Inviting Him as Chief Guest in 'Engineering Excellence Awards' at BMICH

    28th March 2019 08:48:09 Hours

    Cream of Engineers in IESL Honours Commander Inviting Him as Chief Guest in 'Engineering Excellence Awards' at BMICH

    The country's most prestigious apex body for professional Engineers in Sri Lanka, the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL) Wednesday (27) evening honoured Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army by inviting him to be the Chief Guest at the annual 'Engineering Excellence Awards-2018' ceremony at the BMICH where those excelled in the science and the practice of engineering in Sri Lanka were rewarded before a galaxy of veterans, distinguished guests and top-level engineering professionals.

  • ‘Ex-Mitra Shakthi - VI’ Set to Begin in Diyatalawa on Tuesday (26)

    25th March 2019 19:22:45 Hours

    ‘Ex-Mitra Shakthi - VI’ Set to Begin in Diyatalawa on Tuesday (26)

    ‘Exercise Mitra Shakthi - VI’, the two-week long military exercise, designed to bolster military relations further between the Indian Army and the Sri Lanka Army will begin on Tuesday (26) at Diyatalawa 1 Gemunu Watch (GW) camp premises with the participation of 120 Indian Army Jawans and an equal number of Sri Lankan Army personnel.

  • 'Thripitakabhivandana' Special Project at Panagoda Draws Hundreds

    22nd March 2019 17:17:43 Hours

    'Thripitakabhivandana' Special Project at Panagoda Draws Hundreds

    Hundreds of Officers and Other Rankers serving the Army Headquarters and all formations in the Western Province this morning (22) participated in a mammoth 'Thripitakabhivandana' religious programme, held at Panagoda Sri Bodhirajaramaya Army Temple premises, organized by the Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ-West) and the Army Buddhist Association on the directions of the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake.

  • Army Engineers Gift 4-Storied Kidney Care Centre to Anuradhapura CKD Patients

    21st March 2019 17:09:03 Hours

    Army Engineers Gift 4-Storied Kidney Care Centre to Anuradhapura CKD Patients

    More than 200 professionally and technically qualified Army Engineers of the 2 Corps of Engineer Services (CES), supported by fellow Navy and Air Force troops on Medin Full Moon Poya Day (20), bestowed the ‘Methsiri Sewana’, the 4-storied ‘Care, Welfare & Research’ Centre upon hundreds of kidney patients suffering in the North Central Province during a ceremonial opening, presided by HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, flanked by the Governor, Ministers, Commanders of the Army and the Navy.

  • Hallala Villagers Pay Tribute to War Heroes

    18th March 2019 18:44:08 Hours

    Hallala Villagers Pay Tribute to War Heroes

    To coincide with ongoing ‘Ranaviru Uttama Pranama’ commemorative period, grateful villagers in Hallala, off Weligama in the south, together with monks, students and representatives of affected Army families recalled invaluable memories of fallen Army War Heroes and invoked blessings on the Army during a ‘Ashirwada & Anusmarana Pinkama’ (blessing & merit transferring act) at Hallala Sri Bodhirukkarama Purana Viharaya on Sunday (17).