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  • Newly Groomed 321 SLMA-Undergraduates Join the Army to Serve Motherland

    21st December 2019 17:00:27 Hours

    Newly Groomed 321 SLMA-Undergraduates Join the Army to Serve Motherland

    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.

  • Indian Navy Chief on Goodwill Tour Calls on Commander of the Army

    19th December 2019 15:44:23 Hours

    Indian Navy Chief on Goodwill Tour Calls on Commander of the Army

    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.

  • Exceptional ASVU Project Collects 330 Disabled War Heroes & Provides Exclusive Treat to Them

    17th December 2019 11:56:46 Hours

    Exceptional ASVU Project Collects 330 Disabled War Heroes & Provides Exclusive Treat to Them

    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..

  • Commander Extends Mammoth Welcome for SAG Army Medalists at Army HQ

    13th December 2019 21:01:43 Hours

    Commander Extends Mammoth Welcome for SAG Army Medalists at Army HQ

    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.

  • Four-digit Number Jaffna's Tri Service & Police Personnel Lend Warm Welcome to Secy Defence

    12th December 2019 23:39:44 Hours

    Four-digit Number Jaffna's Tri Service & Police Personnel Lend Warm Welcome to Secy Defence

    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.

  • Nelum Pokuna Theatre Reverberated with Army Christmas Carols

    11th December 2019 14:28:08 Hours

    Nelum Pokuna Theatre Reverberated with Army Christmas Carols

    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.

  • “Military Service, Most Noble Profession, Not Indebted to the Motherland” - Secretary Defence

    09th December 2019 14:39:19 Hours

    “Military Service, Most Noble Profession, Not Indebted to the Motherland” - Secretary Defence

    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.

  • DSCSC Honours Commander by Unveiling His Photo During Customary Lecture

    05th December 2019 19:44:21 Hours

    DSCSC Honours Commander by Unveiling His Photo During Customary Lecture

    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.

  • Commander Extends Courtesies to New Prime Minister

    29th November 2019 20:45:51 Hours

    Commander Extends Courtesies to New Prime Minister

    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.

  • Commander Inaugurates Army-Built 4-Storied NIIBS Facility Complex at Manelwatte

    25th November 2019 08:42:19 Hours

    Commander Inaugurates Army-Built 4-Storied NIIBS Facility Complex at Manelwatte

    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....