23rd September 2018 13:40:10 Hours
Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake Commander of the Army, on Saturday (22) made an unannounced visit to the 'Cormorant Strike IX - 2018' Operational Headquarters in Minneriya in order to receive a first hand account of the planning process, ahead of the climax of the whole Exercise on Wednesday (26).
22nd September 2018 17:34:56 Hours
The closing ceremony of the ‘Army Para Games-2018’, the annual exhibition of sports talents of some 700 differently able War Heroes of the Army took place at Diyagama Sports Stadium Friday (21) evening with pomp and pageantry.
21st September 2018 17:11:57 Hours
HE the President Maithripala Sirisena on Thursday (20) vested the Army-renovated Gomarankadawala Bakmeewewa tank and the Army erected electrified elephant fence in the villagers during a ceremony at Gomarankadawala.
20th September 2018 21:16:28 Hours
Showing its presence in the capital, troops rehearsing in the Army-initiated mock Field Training Exercise (FTX), ‘Cormorant Strike - 2018’ stormed the Colombo ‘Nelum Pokuna’ theatre premises this afternoon (20) and showcased their daring rescue prowess by freeing a group of civilians taken hostage by enemy forces.
19th September 2018 22:17:00 Hours
More than 700 differently able Army War Heroes of our times began showcasing their talents in the ‘Sri Lanka Army Para Games - 2018’ inaugurated at Diyagama Stadium, Homagama this morning (19). Major General Dampath Fernando, Chief of Staff as the Chief Guest on behalf of the Commander of the Army....
13th September 2018 13:49:00 Hours
Achievers in the Gemunu Watch (GW) Regiment in a glittering spectacle, ‘Colours Night’ on Wednesday (12) evening at Nelum Pokuna Theatre for the first time in their Regiment’s history received laurels and recognition from none other than the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake who took part in the event as the Chief Guest.
11th September 2018 18:38:05 Hours
The Chief of Army Land Forces Seminar 2018 (CALFS18), the biennial conference of the Australian Army which draws national and international partners together to consider the role of future land forces recently honoured Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Sri Lanka Army by inviting him to deliver the keynote address at the inaugural CALFS18 session in Adelaide Convention Centre, South Australia on Tuesday (Sept 4).
31st August 2018 21:16:29 Hours
The 8th ‘Colombo Defence Seminar - 2018’ (CDS) at BMICH, the Sri Lanka Army’s flagship symposium on the theme, ‘Security in an Era of Global Disruptions’ drew to a close on Friday (31) evening after an assortment of more than 115 world-wide security experts and nearly 800 service personnel, distinguished scholars and intellectuals, articulating their desire to carry on with the endeavour of finding comprehensive and cohesive strategic and practical solutions....
30th August 2018 13:10:46 Hours
Amid reverberating applause and hearty welcome, the curtains were raised this morning (30) at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) to inaugurate the 8th ‘Colombo Defence Seminar - 2018’ sessions, the annual flagship project of the Sri Lanka Army with a record number of participants from across the globe.
27th August 2018 21:08:57 Hours
Sri Lanka Equestrian Association (SLEA) for the first time in its history, held a Horse Show at the Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA) Polo Ground premises in Diyatalawa on Sunday (26), attracting a large gathering of interested people. The SLMA Equestrian Festival 2018, organized by the SLMA with Army horses was conducted by the SLEA....