05th May 2019 06:59:38 Hours
A joint federation of several Muslim organizations, Sri Lanka Muslim Civil Society (SLMCS), together with a representative gathering of Buddhist, Catholic, Hindu and Islamic clergy, Security Force chiefs, Officers and leading civil activists, Saturday (4) morning staged a three-hour long 'Solidarity Peace Vigil' at Independence Square, Colombo 7 and vehemently condemned unequivocally the brutal, barbaric acts of killing and injuring innocent people...
03rd May 2019 17:23:27 Hours
Rt Hon Ben Wallace (MP), Minister of State for Security and Economic Crime in the British Government, together with a delegation met the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake this morning (3) at the Army Headquarters and shared views on the current security concerns and management of security issues.
02nd May 2019 22:39:30 Hours
Extensive cordon and search operations of the Army and sister services across the country with assistance of the Police are continuing in search of terrorists, hideouts, explosives, weapons and other warlike items as of Thursday (2) evening with deployment of more and more troops as required.
01st May 2019 17:14:08 Hours
Army troops across the country while focusing their attention largely on Muslim-dominated concentrations during their intensified search and clear operations conducted in the past 12 hours in close coordination with sister services and Policemen succeeded in arresting several suspects and recovering a large cache of arms, ammunition, explosives, detonators, swords, det chords, gelignite sticks, warlike items and a detailed map of the ancient Seruwawila Buddhist temple...
30th April 2019 19:28:13 Hours
With establishment of the Overall Operations Command (OOC) on Monday (29) evening, security operations, being conducted by all Army, Navy, Air Force troops and Police areas within the Western Province and Puttalam District came under the OOC for operational purposes, as additional troops with sister services and the Police in the past 24 hours intensified their emergency search and clear operations under the command of the OOC...
29th April 2019 19:15:59 Hours
The Army Headquarters Monday (29) evening announced that all Army, Navy, Air Force and Police areas within the Western Province and Puttalam District have been placed under command to the Overall Operational Command - Colombo for operational purposes with immediate effect. Major General Sathyapriya Liyanage, Commander, Security Forces - West functions as the Overall Operational Commander in the establishment.
26th April 2019 21:24:46 Hours
Island-wide Army troops, together with Policemen, Navy and Air Force troops in a bid to stem fanatical terrorist extremism and restore normalcy in the country after Tri-Services were vested with required provisions with enforcement of Emergency Regulations are currently engaged in a variety of security operations with special focus on most vulnerable areas and places in Colombo and elsewhere.
22nd April 2019 21:27:48 Hours
Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army after an audience with His Eminence Dr Malcolm Ranjith, Cardinal, Archbishop of Colombo this morning (22) at Colombo Bishop’s House in response to Media queries underlined the need for proper coordination among all intelligence wings since a lapse on the part of sharing such vital information had unfortunately occurred.
20th April 2019 12:26:39 Hours
Security Force Headquarters-Mullaittivu, its under command 59 Division Headquarters, 593 and 591 Brigade Headquarters, fulfilling long-felt vital needs for administration, accommodation, rest and recreation equipped themselves on Thursday (18) in order to carry out their national security duties in a more refined and vibrant manner with focus on gestures of public goodwill and reconciliation.
17th April 2019 14:28:44 Hours
A 17-member student delegation of Pakistan’s National Defence University (NDU), currently in Sri Lanka on a familiarization study tour called at the Army Headquarters and had an interactive meeting with the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake on Tuesday (16).