12th March 2020 23:05:17 Hours
The ITN TV feature, ‘Sanwaadaya’ on Tuesday (10) evening interviewed Major General (Retd) G.A Chandrasiri, Chairman, Airport and Aviation Services Limited, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, Dr Anil Jasinghe, Director General Health Services and Dr Samitha Ginige, Consultant Epidemiologist, Epidemiology Unit of Health Ministry on fast spreading ‘Covid-19’ epidemic, Sri Lanka’s preparedness, quarantine process, preventive measures and public awareness on its transmission and spread.
09th March 2020 14:58:48 Hours
Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army says the tri services once again shouldering the national responsibility of containing any possible transmission of deadly 'Covid-19' (Corona virus) in the country in close collaboration with authorities in the Ministry of Health & Indigenous Medical Services and the Ministry of Defence have now finalized arrangements to quarantine....
08th March 2020 21:23:48 Hours
‘Commando Footslog - 2020’, the walk of the Commando Regiment (CR) that coincided with its milestone 40th anniversary of excellence had its final spectacle this afternoon (8) at Galle Face Green amid greetings and best wishes after hundreds of serving Commandos and CR veterans converged there in a proud procession from Bambalapitiya junction and showcased.....
06th March 2020 15:47:29 Hours
A representative batch of undergraduates following the Unit Commanders’ Course (UCC) at Buttala Officer Career Development Centre (OCDC) this morning (6) as part of their training curriculum had the rare privilege of interacting with the Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva and Principal Staff Officers (PSOs) at the Army Headquarters in order to acquire a better exposure and understanding on operational aspects of the country’s biggest organization.
03rd March 2020 12:53:34 Hours
Poised to present the public with a panoramic view over the surroundings, in close proximity to the new Army Headquarters, and also to transform the environment, more of people-friendly nature, troops of the Sri Lanka Army HQ under the close supervision and guidance of Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, the brainchild behind the implementation of the...
02nd March 2020 19:06:44 Hours
The oldest regiment in the Army, Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) and its Regimental Headquarters (RHQ) at Panagoda, further equipped their RHQ premises with opening of the much-needed 3-storied new building complex during a ceremony, held this morning (2).
29th February 2020 17:35:55 Hours
The new Ududumbara ‘Samatha Vidarashana’ Meditation Centre complex, erected in scenic mountainous Udapitiwala terrain, off Ududumbara was vested in the Maha Sangha this morning (29) during a religious ceremony, graced by Most Ven Warakagoda Gnanaratanabhidhana Nayake Thera, Maha Nayake of Asgiriya Chapter, Most Ven Narampanawe Ananda Thera, Deputy Registrar for Asgiriya Chapter and Parivenadipathi for Asgiriya Pirivena...
27th February 2020 06:42:58 Hours
The Army Seva Vanitha Unit (ASVU), presided by Mrs Sujeewa Nelson while further expanding its welfare roles towards students in families of fallen War Heroes, disabled War Heroes, serving Army personnel and civil employees, provided a large chunk of incentives, worth more than Rs 3.5 million to achievers in Grade 5 scholarship....
24th February 2020 12:39:43 Hours
The Zambian Republic’s Army Commander, Lieutenant General W.M Sikazwe psc DIP (DSS) MA (DSS), presently in Sri Lanka on a five-day long goodwill visit, enhancing bonds of bilateral goodwill, cooperation and understanding further between his and the Sri Lanka Army, arrived at the Army Headquarters this morning (24) to a red carpet welcome and called on...
22nd February 2020 19:17:43 Hours
Sri Lanka Army, the much-sought service provider in the country is slated to throw its technical expertise, engineering and work force behind the establishment of the world’s first eco-friendly Palliative Care Hospital in Sri Lanka at Anuradhapura where incidence of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and Cancer is relatively rampant after a request to this effect was extended to Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva.