19th August 2022 21:02:16 Hours
A group of three retired senior veterans this afternoon (19) called on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage at the Army Headquarters and presented a copy of their book, “Volunteers from Ceylon WWs 1 & 2” which had been co-authored by all three veterans.
15th August 2022 18:21:31 Hours
Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage, Commander of the Army, sensitive to the requirements, facilities, and quality of foods being prepared and served at Army establishments undertook surprise visits separately to the 4 Sri Lanka Engineers camp, Directorate of the Army Band and Performing Arts, and the Army Transit Camp at Ratmalana during lunch intermissions on Sunday (14) with the objective of receiving a firsthand experience of those inside arrangements.
09th August 2022 15:21:25 Hours
The Army Headquarters at Sri Jayawardenepura on Tuesday (9) laid a red carpet welcome to the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, President Ranil Wickremesinghe when he made his first formal visit to the HQ at the invitation of the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage after the former's recent assumption of office as the 8th Executive President of Sri Lanka.
05th August 2022 11:20:52 Hours
Finals and colourful awarding ceremony of the tripartite joint Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force (SLAVF) Athletics Championship - 2022, 23rd Inter Regiment Army Para Athletic Championship and the Inter Regiment Novices’ Sports Meet got underway this afternoon (4) at Diyagama Mahinda Rajapaksa stadium where Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage, Commander of the Army graced as the Chief Guest.
29th July 2022 18:14:07 Hours
The Army repeating its annual practice of offering free dried coconuts (Copra) that can be used to light up and for illuminations of the Sri Dalada Perahera this morning (29) handed over a stock of 15 tons of Copra to the chieftain (Diyawadana Nilame) of the Sri Dalada Maligawa (Temple of Tooth) for the 9th consecutive year during a simple ceremony, graced by Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage, Commander of the Army.
29th July 2022 09:50:00 Hours
Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage, Commander of the Army at the invitation of Mrs Janaki Liyanage, President, Army Seva Vanitha Unit (ASVU) further broadened the scope of welfare for Army personnel, resident in Manning Town married quarters premises in Narahenpita and vested the recently-expanded and upgraded 'Seva Vanitha Budget Centre’ complex in....
23rd July 2022 21:39:18 Hours
The Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force (SLAVF) HQ complex at Salawa, Kosgama this morning (23) laid a red carpet welcome to Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage, Commander of the Army when he as the Chief Guest arrived there to open the new administrative building complex in the premises, symbolizing the revival of the SLAVF administration as....
15th July 2022 21:51:19 Hours
Hon Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, just a few hours after he took oath as HE the acting President of Sri Lanka, effective from Friday (15) paid a visit to the Colombo Army Hospital in order to see the two dozens of injured Army personnel receiving treatment after violent acts around the Parliament complex on Wednesday (13) afternoon.
15th July 2022 16:14:24 Hours
Attaching greater significance and appreciation to the commitment, displayed by Army personnel in the performance of their challenging duty roles in the past couple of weeks, regardless of threats, posed to their own lives, General Kamal Gunaratne (Retd), Secretary Defence, together with Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage, Commander of the Army took time off and called at the Colombo Army Hospital this morning....
15th July 2022 00:40:30 Hours
Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage, Commander of the Army showing his fatherly care towards soldiers who sustained serious injuries on Wednesday (13) after protesters near the Parliament complex brutally assaulted them visited the Colombo Army Hospital this afternoon (14), together with Major General Nishantha Manage, Director General General Staff and Brigadier Shantha Ranaweera, Director Operation.