The sacred Anuradhapura Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi precincts, sanctified by the planting of the sacred offshoot from India-based Sri Maha Ananda Bodhi turned impressively colourful as hundreds of representative Army personnel of all island-wide establishments on Wednesday (27) gathered there to invoking symbolic blessings on the forthcoming 74th Army Anniversary and the Army Day (10 October) as the inaugural religious segment of the anniversary programmes.
A group of representatives of the Sri Lanka Ex-Servicemen’s Association (SLESA) this afternoon (19) pinned a Poppy flower on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage RWP RSP ndu at the Commander’s office in parallel with the forthcoming Poppy Day that recollects memories of all fallen War Heroes in the wars.
Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage RWP RSP ndu, Commander of the Army, extending warm greetings and best wishes took time off to present symbols of new authority to just-promoted Major Generals of the Army after inviting all of them to the Commander’s Office on Wednesday (13 September).
The Sri Lanka Army Logistics Command HQ launched its newly-designed official webpage and ‘Trade Test Management System’ web application on Tuesday (5 September) during a ceremony at Sri Jayawardanepura Army Headquarters, graced by Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage RWP RSP ndu, Commander of the Army as the Chief Guest.
The Sri Lanka Corps of Military Police (SLCMP) adding colour and further recognition to its provost dignity commended SLCMP sportsmen and sportswomen who performed exceptionally well in International, National, Defence Services and Inter Regiment sports and athletic events during the 'Military Police Colours Night-2023', held on Friday (01 Sep) evening at the Auditorium, Ministry of Mass Media, headed by Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage RWP RSP ndu, Commander of the Army as the Chief Guest for the occasion.
The Regimental Centre of the Sri Lanka Corps of Military Police (SLCMP) at Polhengoda on Friday (01 Sep) laid a red carpet welcome to Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage RWP RSP ndu, Commander of the Army when he made his first formal visit to the Regimental HQ after he took over as the Army Chief.
Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage RWP RSP ndu, Commander of the Army who made a formal visit to the Maduru Oya Army Training School (ATS) on Friday morning (25 August) took time off to meet 31 students of nearby Alawakumbura Central College who performed extremely well in the All Island ‘Katha’ Karate Championship, held in June wining 12 Gold and 19 Silver medals.
A mammoth multifaceted welfare project of the Army Directorate of Welfare saw its fruition on Wednesday (23 August) morning at the Army Headquarters where an e-portal widget that provides easy access for Army personnel for their ‘Suwasahana Fund’ facilities, loan facilities, welfare benefits, information, etc was introduced along with the simultaneous distribution of a multitude of relief incentives, essentials, spectacles, school shoes, etc to children and family members of Army personnel serving the Army Headquarters.
The Sri Lanka Army this morning (22 August) gratefully accepted 11 special communication vehicles that had been gifted to the Ministry of Defence under the Chinese Military Grant scheme during a simple formal ceremony, headed by Hon. Premitha Bandara Tennakoon, Acting Minister of Defence and General Kamal Gunaratne (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP USP ndc psc MPhil, Secretary to the Ministry of Defence at the Army HQ.
The Sri Lanka Army Seva Vanitha Unit (ASVU) at the Army HQ, dedicated to the welfare of all members of the Army and their families, on Tuesday (15 August) launched one more gesture of generosity by providing 100 dry ration packs to soldiers serving the Army HQ.