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  • Unprecedented Incentives Awarded to Students in Army Families

    06th January 2020 20:59:11 Hours

    Unprecedented Incentives Awarded to Students in Army Families

    A vast and multifarious welfare project of unprecedented nature, organized by the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force (SLAVF) to award financial grants, scholarships, educational incentives, appreciative medals and assistance to 1511 school-goers in both Regular Force and volunteer force families took place this afternoon (6) at the ‘Nelum Pokuna’.....

  • Commander amid Military Honours Takes Command in the Office of the CDS

    02nd January 2020 11:15:25 Hours

    Commander amid Military Honours Takes Command in the Office of the CDS

    Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, the incumbent Commander of the Army this morning (2), amid tri service Guard of Honours took command as the new acting Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) during an assumption of command ceremony, held at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff (OCDS) premises at BMICH.

  • Reading of State Allegiance Oath & Commander’s Address Inaugurate First Working Day at New AHQ

    01st January 2020 13:22:13 Hours

    Reading of State Allegiance Oath & Commander’s Address Inaugurate First Working Day at New AHQ

    In the backdrop of fluttering National flag, Sri Lanka Army flag and festive flags and a brief ceremony, the first working day of the New Year - 2020 at the new Army HQ in Sri Jayawardenapura was inaugurated this morning (1), giving pride of place to the state allegiance oath and the Commander’s address to All Ranks.

  • May New Year - 2020 Usher Peace & Prosperity !

    31st December 2019 21:25:26 Hours

    May New Year - 2020 Usher Peace & Prosperity !

    Determined to Serve better and better for the Best interests of the Nation in the hope that All of Us could usher a Wonderful New Era of Prosperity, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, the new acting Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, together with all Senior Officers, Officers, Other Ranks and Members of the Civil Staff Extends His Warm & Best Wishes to All of You & sincerely Wish All of You a Peaceful, Happy and Prosperous New Year - 2020 !

  • Tri-service Troops Present Ceremonial Guard of Honour to Outgoing CDS

    31st December 2019 15:43:14 Hours

    Tri-service Troops Present Ceremonial Guard of Honour to Outgoing CDS

    The outgoing 10th Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) of the Tri Services, Admiral Ravindra C Wijegunaratne this morning (31) was honoured in a Tri service Guard of Honour salute at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall premises (BMICH) where the Office of the CDS is situated.

  • 22nd ‘Army Para Games-2019’ Concluded

    30th December 2019 08:00:53 Hours

    22nd ‘Army Para Games-2019’ Concluded

    The formal closing ceremony of the 22nd ‘Army Para Games-2019’, the annual exhibition of sports talents of some 700 differently able War Heroes of the Army came to a draw at Sugathadsa Sports Stadium this evening (29) with pomp and pageantry. Secretary to the Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs, Mr K.D.S Ruwanchandra at the invitation of the Commander of the Army.....

  • Mega Island-wide Beach Cleaning Project Gets Underway with Commander's Initiative

    29th December 2019 11:57:59 Hours

    Mega Island-wide Beach Cleaning Project Gets Underway with Commander's Initiative

    An island-wide beach clean-up project, organized by the Sri Lanka Army as one of its core Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) projects in close coordination with the Marine Environmental Protection Authority (MEPA) that relates to the National Coastal and Marine Resources Conservation....

  • Over 700 Differently-Able Army Athletes Set to Showcase Exceptional Talents

    27th December 2019 16:07:04 Hours

    Over 700 Differently-Able Army Athletes Set to Showcase Exceptional Talents

    The 22nd Army Para Games which showcase athletic talents of 700 plus differently-able servicemen of eleven Army regiments was ceremonially inaugurated this morning (27) at Sugathadasa stadium during a brief ceremony, graced by the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva as the Chief Guest.

  • Merry Christmas & Season’s Compliments !

    24th December 2019 21:01:23 Hours

    Merry Christmas & Season’s Compliments !

    Commander of the Army and All Ranks in the Army attaching greater significance to the religious phenomenon extend greetings and wish Dreams, Goals and Objectives of all Sri Lankans be met with success and enjoy Christmas spirits in its true meaning as the country stands together with Christians here and across the globe during Christmas !

  • Mega 'Thuru Mithuru Nawa Ratak' Green Project Inaugurated to Cover All Island-wide Formations

    23rd December 2019 09:20:19 Hours

    Mega 'Thuru Mithuru Nawa Ratak' Green Project Inaugurated to Cover All Island-wide Formations

    Sri Lanka Army, adding one more lead to the national drive for afforestation and beautification of the country, coincident with the government’s environment-friendly Green Project concept to plant trees and establish urban forests, green paths, green roofs and agro-forestry systems in order to increase national forest cover in urban and semi-urban areas and beautify the country inaugurated its mega ‘ Thuru Mithuru Nawa Ratak' project...