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  • Army-Supplied 'Coppara' to Illuminate 'Sri Dalada Perhera' for 5th Consecutive Year

    29th July 2019 20:44:27 Hours

    Army-Supplied 'Coppara' to Illuminate 'Sri Dalada Perhera' for 5th Consecutive Year

    Paying obeisance to the Sri Dalada Maligawa (Temple of Tooth) in Kandy and the conduct of the forthcoming annual Sri Dalada Perahera festival in a few days, Sri Lanka Army’s Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR) troops for the 5th consecutive year donated more than five tons of dried coconut (Coppara) for illumination of the Perahera (pageant) this morning (29) while adhering to age-old traditions of ancient royalties.

  • ‘Angampora’ Martial Art Gains Ground in Kilinochchi Establishing its Own Typical Village

    27th July 2019 07:43:22 Hours

    ‘Angampora’ Martial Art Gains Ground in Kilinochchi Establishing its Own Typical Village

    The Sri Lanka Army lending its legendary know-how and the knack for continued revival of indigenous Sri Lankan Martial Art, ‘Angampora’ which boasts a history of more than 5000 years took one more leap forward on Friday (26) and established Sri Lanka's state-of-the-art ‘Angampora’ village near the....

  • SLIM Experts Invite Commander for the Annual ‘IGNITE 2020’

    26th July 2019 14:55:04 Hours

    SLIM Experts Invite Commander for the Annual ‘IGNITE 2020’

    ‘What does the economy have to do with National Security’, ‘What undermined our National Security’ and ‘How we can secure our future’ were among the most central thematic topics that were touched upon by the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake this morning (26) at the BMICH when he was invited....

  • War Heroes Recuperating in Wellness Resorts Taken on Pilgrimage to Kataragama

    25th July 2019 15:32:10 Hours

    War Heroes Recuperating in Wellness Resorts Taken on Pilgrimage to Kataragama

    Enabling a total of 129 War Heroes under rehabilitation and recuperation to receive a deserving respite from their day's routine agenda, they all were taken on a pilgrimage to Kataragama during 23-25 July on an initiative taken by the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake after all arrangements to that effect....

  • 'Sathviru Abhiman' Distributes Mega Welfare Benefits Among Tri Service War Heroes, Families & Their Children

    23rd July 2019 07:54:00 Hours

    'Sathviru Abhiman' Distributes Mega Welfare Benefits Among Tri Service War Heroes, Families & Their Children

    Ministry of Defence-initiated 'Sathviru Abhiman', an appreciative tribute to family members of War Heroes who sacrificed their lives for defence of the country, those War Heroes who lost their legs and limbs and those who are still serving to usher in a country with peace and reconciliation got underway at Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium,

  • Exciting & Glittering 'Colours Night - 2017/2018' Felicitates Army Sports Achievers

    20th July 2019 10:06:26 Hours

    Exciting & Glittering 'Colours Night - 2017/2018' Felicitates Army Sports Achievers

    One of the much-anticipated and prestigious projects of the Sri Lanka Army, ‘Colours Night - 2017/2018’ that recognizes and acclaims exceptional skills of Army sportsmen and women, glittered in the Nelum Pokuna auditorium Friday (19) evening in the presence of a gathering of distinguished invitees, including the Minister of Telecommunication, Foreign Employment and Sports, Defence Secretary, Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army, Commander of the Navy, Commander of the Air Force and several other distinguished invitees.

  • Army-Constructed Sri Lanka’s First-Ever ‘Ayati’ Centre for Children with Disabilities Formally Opened

    18th July 2019 16:56:03 Hours

    Army-Constructed Sri Lanka’s First-Ever ‘Ayati’ Centre for Children with Disabilities Formally Opened

    Sri Lanka Army troops adding their contribution to one more milestone national project for the welfare of children with disabilities formally vested the Army-built three storied building in the ‘Ayati’ Trust Sri Lanka and the Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya this morning (18) during a simple ceremony, headed by Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army as the Chief Guest.

  • Designate Sri Lanka’s UN Permanent Rep Calls on Commander

    15th July 2019 16:09:20 Hours

    Designate Sri Lanka’s UN Permanent Rep Calls on Commander

    Mrs Kshenuka Senewiratne, Ambassador - designate as Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the UN in New York, prior to her assumption of office paid a courtesy call on Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army this morning (15) at the Army Headquarters.

  • 'Spring & Summer' Conglomerate Joins the Queue for Wilpattu Reforestation

    12th July 2019 18:43:59 Hours

    'Spring & Summer' Conglomerate Joins the Queue for Wilpattu Reforestation

    Impressed with the ongoing Army-pioneered massive Wilpattu reforestation drive under the ‘Thuruliya Wenuwen Api’ project, the leading commercial conglomerate, 'Spring & Summer Fashion Collection (Pvt) Ltd' offering 5000 saplings of rare species to the project joined hands with the Army on Thursday (11).

  • Commander Meets ‘Paada Yathra’ Pilgrims in Yala

    09th July 2019 12:43:15 Hours

    Commander Meets ‘Paada Yathra’ Pilgrims in Yala

    Northern and Eastern province devotees arriving at Kataragama to attend the annual Esala festival on foot Tuesday (9) morning enjoyed the customary hospitality of the Army troops when they reached Linthuna area in Warahana of the Yala National Reserve.