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  • Religious Blessings on 74th Army Anniversary & Army Day Begin at Anuradhapura Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi

    2023-09-28 08:15:22

    Religious Blessings on 74th Army Anniversary & Army Day Begin at Anuradhapura Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi

    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.

  • Ex-Servicemen Pin 'Poppy' Flower on Army Chief

    2023-09-19 20:54:14

    Ex-Servicemen Pin 'Poppy' Flower on Army Chief

    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.

  • Ten More Senior Officers Elevated to the Rank of Major General

    2023-09-13 21:17:09

    Ten More Senior Officers Elevated to the Rank of Major General

    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).

  • Logistics Command Introduces its ‘Trade Test Management System’ & New Webpage

    2023-09-06 06:57:00

    Logistics Command Introduces its ‘Trade Test Management System’ & New Webpage

    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.

  • Exciting Military Police 'Colours Night 2023' Recognizes SLCMP Sports & Athletic Skills

    2023-09-03 09:14:55

    Exciting Military Police 'Colours Night 2023' Recognizes SLCMP Sports & Athletic Skills

    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.

  • Army Chief Speaks to Military Policemen & Urges them to Continue their Exceptional Role with Dedication

    2023-09-02 13:38:41

    Army Chief Speaks to Military Policemen & Urges them to Continue their Exceptional Role with Dedication

    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.

  • Army Chief Meets School Karate Champions & Awards Incentives

    2023-08-26 09:32:09

    Army Chief Meets School Karate Champions & Awards Incentives

    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.

  • Welfare Directorate's e-Portal Widget Launched with a Multitude of Welfare Benefits

    2023-08-23 22:13:55

    Welfare Directorate's e-Portal Widget Launched with a Multitude of Welfare Benefits

    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.

  • Special Communication Vehicles under Chinese Grant Delivered to Army

    2023-08-22 21:39:55

    Special Communication Vehicles under Chinese Grant Delivered to Army

    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.

  • More Soldiers at Army HQ Given Relief Packs

    2023-08-15 23:58:20

    More Soldiers at Army HQ Given Relief Packs

    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.