21st August 2019 10:21:22 Hours
The Sri Lanka Army Headquarters on Wednesday (August 21) gave a red carpet welcome to the Army’s newly-appointed 23rd Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc when he arrived at the Army Headquarters to take office amid military honours, ceremonials, greetings and best wishes.
20th August 2019 12:29:56 Hours
A formal military salute and a dignified ceremony at the Army Headquarters premises and the Commander’s office this morning (20) saluted the outgoing 22nd Commander of the Army, General Mahesh Senanayake in keeping with military traditions after he symbolically handed over the replica of the ornamental Baton to his successor....
19th August 2019 13:28:54 Hours
HE the President Maithripala Sirisena in his capacity as the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces has appointed Major General Shavendra Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc as the 23rd Commander of the Army effective from 18 August 2019 after promoting him to the rank of Lieutenant General.
17th August 2019 07:55:42 Hours
The ceremonial award of the President’s ‘Rana Parashuwa’ (Hatchet) and the Regimental ‘Rana Parashuwa’ to the Special Forces (SF) Regiment, identical to the presentation of prestigious Presidential Colours or honorary Regimental Colours took place this morning (16) at Naula SF Regimental Headquarters for the first time in a glittering ceremony, headed by HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces.
10th August 2019 12:21:22 Hours
The sound bilateral military cooperation that prevails between the Sri Lanka Army and its Russian counterparts became distinctively evident during the most recent three-day long (August 3 - 5) visit of the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake to Russia after an invitation was extended by the Russian Ministry of Defence.
09th August 2019 13:06:44 Hours
The glittering ‘Colours Night - 2019’ of the Sri Lanka Army Ordnance Corps (SLAOC), in which the sports fraternity of the SLAOC was recognized and awarded got underway at the Colombo Bishop College auditorium on Thursday (8) evening before a packed audience, headed by Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, the Chief Guest for the occasion.
07th August 2019 18:18:14 Hours
The 23-year old 3 Special Forces (SF) Regiment, headquartered in Vavuniya added new feathers this morning (7) and turned more professionally-qualified when it got equipped with a Capacity Enhancement Training Facility Complex with a new museum of the Long Range Reconnaissance Patrols (LRRP) operations, modern lecture hall with synchronized building and the first-ever underground firing range, supplemented with ballistic accessories.
01st August 2019 18:11:18 Hours
Air Marshal Sumangala Dias, the new Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force making his first formal visit to the Army Headquarters upon his assumption of office, had a cordial interaction with his counterpart in the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake this morning (01) at the Army Headquarters.
31st July 2019 18:19:05 Hours
On a conceptual notion suggested by Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, Other Ranks and their family members arriving in Colombo for medical purposes or otherwise can now make use of two completely-converted, renovated and well-equipped spacious holiday quarters in the Manning town Army Residential Complex...
29th July 2019 20:44:27 Hours
Paying obeisance to the Sri Dalada Maligawa (Temple of Tooth) in Kandy and the conduct of the forthcoming annual Sri Dalada Perahera festival in a few days, Sri Lanka Army’s Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR) troops for the 5th consecutive year donated more than five tons of dried coconut (Coppara) for illumination of the Perahera (pageant) this morning (29) while adhering to age-old traditions of ancient royalties.