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  • Main Stakeholders in Fight Against ‘Covid-19’ Clears the Air

    12th March 2020 23:05:17 Hours

    Main Stakeholders in Fight Against ‘Covid-19’ Clears the Air

    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.

  • "Security Forces-East with Medical Experts, Now Ready for Quarantine of Expatriates & Foreigners"-Commander

    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....

  • Skydivers, Dog Shows & Stunts Thrill CR's 40th Anniversary ‘Commandos Footslog-2020’ at Galle Face Green

    08th March 2020 21:23:48 Hours

    Skydivers, Dog Shows & Stunts Thrill CR's 40th Anniversary ‘Commandos Footslog-2020’ at Galle Face Green

    ‘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.....

  • Student Officers at OCDC Interact with Commander at AHQ

    06th March 2020 15:47:29 Hours

    Student Officers at OCDC Interact with Commander at AHQ

    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.

  • ‘Thuru Mithuru - Nawa Ratak’ Phase - 3 Opens Public Utilities, Plants more Saplings & Beautifies Entire Area

    03rd March 2020 12:53:34 Hours

    ‘Thuru Mithuru - Nawa Ratak’ Phase - 3 Opens Public Utilities, Plants more Saplings & Beautifies Entire Area

    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...

  • Warm Reception at SLLI RHQ Invites Commander to Open New Building Complex

    02nd March 2020 19:06:44 Hours

    Warm Reception at SLLI RHQ Invites Commander to Open New Building Complex

    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).

  • Commander among Distinguished Guests to the Opening of the New Upcountry Meditation Complex

    29th February 2020 17:35:55 Hours

    Commander among Distinguished Guests to the Opening of the New Upcountry Meditation Complex

    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...

  • Army Seva Vanitha & Commander’s Fund Jointly Provide Scholarships to Students of War Hero Families

    27th February 2020 06:42:58 Hours

    Army Seva Vanitha & Commander’s Fund Jointly Provide Scholarships to Students of War Hero Families

    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....

  • Zambian Commander at AHQ Welcomed to a Red Carpet Reception

    24th February 2020 12:39:43 Hours

    Zambian Commander at AHQ Welcomed to a Red Carpet Reception

    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...

  • Army to Build World’s First Eco-Friendly Palliative Care Hospital

    22nd February 2020 19:17:43 Hours

    Army to Build World’s First Eco-Friendly Palliative Care Hospital

    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.