21st December 2019 17:00:27 Hours
Hon Prime Minister, Mahinda Rajapaksa adding historic memories to the Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA) at Diyatalawa at the invitation of the Ministry of Defence and Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Commander of the Army, on Saturday (21) graced the Passing Out Parade (PoP) of 321 Cadet Officers adding dignity and splendour to the day’s event.
19th December 2019 15:44:23 Hours
The Chief of Naval Staff of the Indian Navy, Admiral Karambir Singh PVSM, AVSM, ADC, now in Sri Lanka on a four-day goodwill visit called at the Army Headquarters at Sri Jayawardenepura this morning (19) and extended courtesies to the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva.
17th December 2019 11:56:46 Hours
An Army Seva Vanitha project of exceptional nature that would enormously help some 330 wounded War Heroes relieve of their monotony of everyday life in respective Army wellness resorts, including 'Mihindu Seth Medura', 'Abhimansala 1, 2, 3' Ragama 'Ranaviru Sevana' and HQ Battalions got underway in Colombo after entertaining all of them to a popular film at Regal Cinema Theater..
13th December 2019 21:01:43 Hours
In an unprecedented warm and mega gesture, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Commander of the Army this morning (13) showing his appreciation and regard to the achievers in the just-concluded South Asian Games - 2019 (SAG) threw a hearty welcome to them at the new Army HQ after conducting all of them to his office in a procession, the first-ever such welcome parade, extended to a group of sportsmen inside the new complex.
12th December 2019 23:39:44 Hours
Thousands of tri service troops serving in the Jaffna peninsula lent a warm welcome to Major General (Retd) Kamal Gunarathne, Secretary to the Ministry of Defence when he upon assumption of his new office arrived at the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna for the first time on Thursday (12) to be honoured in a Guard Turnout and a Guard of Honour in conformity with military traditions.
11th December 2019 14:28:08 Hours
Amid reverberating melodies of seasonal music that reminds the world of the forthcoming Christmas spirits, the annual Christmas Carols, coordinated by the Army Christian Fellowship went on the boards at Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre on Tuesday evening (10) before a gathering of distinguished invitees.
09th December 2019 14:39:19 Hours
Major General (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne, Secretary Defence during his maiden visit to the new Army Headquarters at Sri Jayewardenepura on Monday (9) morning, called upon all Army Officers to shoulder the responsibility of national security and ensure the safety for our entire nation as a huge task that lies ahead of them since military career is the most noble profession in the world.
05th December 2019 19:44:21 Hours
The premier seat of advanced Defence studies, the Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC) at Sapugaskanda this morning (5) immortalized the incumbent Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva by decorating the College’s ‘Wall of Fame’ by unveiling a photo of the Commander of the Army.
29th November 2019 20:45:51 Hours
Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Commander of the Army, Friday (29) evening made his first courtesy call on the newly-appointed Hon Mahinda Rajapaksa, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka and former President at his office in Colombo in accordance with age-old traditions in the Army.
25th November 2019 08:42:19 Hours
Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva as the Chief Guest was invited to inaugurate the Army-built 4-storied new facility construction for lectures at Manelwatte Nagananda International Institute for Buddhist Studies (NIIBS) on Saturday (23) at the request of Ven Bodagama Chandima Nayake Thero....