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  • Inter Regiment Netball Team Championship – 2022 Finals Give Victory to Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps ‘A’ Team

    01st July 2022 09:27:52 Hours

    Inter Regiment Netball Team Championship – 2022 Finals Give Victory to Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps ‘A’ Team

    Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage as the Chief Guest witnessed the finals of the Inter Regiment Netball Team Championship - 2022 held at the Panagoda Army Indoor Stadium on Thursday evening (30) The tournament got underway from 22 June 2022 to 30 June 2022 with the participants of seven teams.

  • Mother Regiment at Saliyapura with Due Ceremonials Give Red Carpet Welcome to New Commander

    18th June 2022 19:01:12 Hours

    Mother Regiment at Saliyapura with Due Ceremonials Give Red Carpet Welcome to New Commander

    Amid military ceremonials, greetings and best wishes of all, including veterans in the Intake-26 at ‘Home of Keterians’ in Saliyapura, the recently-appointed Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage this morning (18) accepted the office of the Colonel of the Regiment, Gajaba Regiment (GR) in a formal felicitation ceremony.

  • ARMY SET TO EMBARK ON FOOD SECURITY PROJECT ESTABLISHING STEERING COMMITTEE

    17th June 2022 12:29:53 Hours

    ARMY SET TO EMBARK ON FOOD SECURITY PROJECT ESTABLISHING STEERING COMMITTEE

    The Sri Lanka Army, now set to embark upon another gigantic project of national and timely importance established its Green Agriculture Steering Committee of the Army (GASC) on Thursday (16) in order to supplement and promote the island’s food security programme by cultivating more than 1500 acres of barren or abandoned state lands across the country.

  • Commander in His Maiden Troop Address Sets Outs His Plans & Vows to Work Towards Betterment

    16th June 2022 18:36:10 Hours

    Commander in His Maiden Troop Address Sets Outs His Plans & Vows to Work Towards Betterment

    Setting out his plan of action and the vision for the Army in future, Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage, Commander of the Army this morning (16) for the first time addressed a representative group of All Ranks at the Army HQ after he took over as 24th Commander of the Army a few days ago.

  • Commander in Kandy Makes Obeisance to Dalada Maligawa & Mahanayake Theros

    13th June 2022 23:28:52 Hours

    Commander in Kandy Makes Obeisance to Dalada Maligawa & Mahanayake Theros

    Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage, Commander of the Army, together with his spouse, Mrs. Janaki Liyanage, President, Army Seva Vanitha unit and family members made obeisance to the sacred Sri Dalada Maligawa (Temple of Tooth) in Kandy Saturday (11) morning and received blessings, the first formal pilgrimage to this hallowed shrine in the up country after assumption of office as the 24th Army Chief.

  • MAY ALL BEINGS BE WELL & HAPPY ON THIS SPECIAL FULL MOON DAY !

    13th June 2022 23:26:13 Hours

    MAY ALL BEINGS BE WELL & HAPPY ON THIS SPECIAL FULL MOON DAY !

    Let Blessings of Sacred Poson Full Moon Day That Brought Upon a New Civilization Give Strength to All of Us & Prosper Our Motherland ! Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage, Commander of the Army, All Officers, Other Ranks & Civil Staff Share Noble Thoughts on this Special Day.

  • New Accommodation Facility for Other Ranks Serving Defence HQ, Now Opened for Use

    08th June 2022 12:15:47 Hours

    New Accommodation Facility for Other Ranks Serving Defence HQ, Now Opened for Use

    A long-awaited and much-needed accommodation complex for 740 Other Ranks of the Army working at the Defence HQ complex at Sri Jayawardenepura, built in the nearby Talangama North area was formally vested in the troops this morning (8) during a brief ceremony, attended by the top brass in the defence management.

  • 24th Commander of the Army, Lt Gen Vikum Liyanage Takes Reins

    01st June 2022 11:04:31 Hours

    24th Commander of the Army, Lt Gen Vikum Liyanage Takes Reins

    Lieutenant General H.L.V.M Liyanage RWP RSP ndu, more popularly known as Vikum Liyanage assumed duties as the 24th Commander of the Army on Wednesday (1) during a formal ceremony at the Army Headquarters. On his arrival at the Army Headquarters, a Guard Turnout, presented by Gajaba Regiment troops saluted him in accordance with military traditions after the Commander of the Headquarters Brigade, Brigadier Indika Perera formally received him.

  • Formal Military Ceremony Bids Farewell to Outgoing Army Chief, General Shavendra Silva

    31st May 2022 17:05:21 Hours

    Formal Military Ceremony Bids Farewell to Outgoing Army Chief, General Shavendra Silva

    Military formalities, including a Guard Turn Out and a colour-rich Guard of Honour saluted the outgoing 23rd Commander of the Sri Lanka Army, General Shavendra Silva at the formal farewell ceremony, held at the Army Headquarters this afternoon (31), amidst a representative gathering of senior officers and other ranks of the Army.

  • General Shavendra Silva with SLT & SMIB Launches Mobitel Package for Army Personnel & Family Members

    30th May 2022 19:57:40 Hours

    General Shavendra Silva with SLT & SMIB Launches Mobitel Package for Army Personnel & Family Members

    Hours before relinquishment of his office as Commander of the Army, General Shavendra Silva this afternoon (30) in another significant welfare project that coincides with the ‘Way Forward Strategy 2020 - 2025’ of the Army introduced a new SLT Mobitel package and a set of scholarships to university entrants of Army families after inviting a representative group of recipients to the Army Commander’s office.