16th October 2020 21:17:12 Hours
" The Army intervened to take close contacts of COVID-19 victims or those who have developed symptoms from Minuwangoda and Katunayake areas to respective makeshift Quarantine Centres at this critical hour for the greater benefit of the masses since MOH Offices do not have enough manpower to carry out such tasks and also considering the urgent nature of virus' transmission and the entire preventive mechanism in place as being done elsewhere in the country.
13th October 2020 22:14:10 Hours
"All factory managements are advised to strictly adhere to health guidelines and precautions as mandatory enforcing all elaborate procedures as advised by health authorities while ensuring that their employees are examined at least thrice a day for fever and are not at all exposed to outsiders in society as much as possible," so warned Hon Minister of Health, Mrs Pavithradevi Wanniarachchi during one more special discussion, held this afternoon (13)...
12th October 2020 20:26:09 Hours
A specially-summoned Task Force meeting this afternoon (12), held at the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO), led by Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Head, NOCPCO, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, acting Director General of Health Services, Dr S. Shridharan and other major stakeholders in specific committees closely reviewed the effectiveness of ongoing COVID-19 prevention mechanism...
10th October 2020 00:00:01 Hours
The Sri Lanka Army, the protective shield behind which our country pursues unhampered and arduous struggle toward economic growth and social development, matures into its 71st birthday today (10) as the finest and most trusted service-provider whose scope of dedication, courage, devotion to duty and self-sacrifice has commanded the admiration of the Nation more than ever before. The incumbent Commander of the Army at this milestone anniversary while paying tribute to all War Heroes, Officers, All Ranks and civil staff conveys his best wishes on account of the Army Day.
08th October 2020 20:13:00 Hours
The largest disciplined human resource in the country, the Sri Lanka Army, well conceived of multiple and complex global threat landscape and the imperative need for adaptation to dramatic transformation to be in constant touch with ever-changing battlefield scenarios in recent years has now drafted the 'Sri Lanka Army Way Forward Strategy for 2020-2025' as per guidelines given by Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army.
04th October 2020 09:30:32 Hours
Customary Hindu spiritual blessings on the forthcoming 71st Army Anniversary and the Army Day (October 10) were invoked this evening (3) at Shri Ponnambalawaneswaram Kovil, Colombo 13 in the form of a special ‘Abishekam’ Pooja ritual, considered as one of the most revered and recognized blessings among the Hindus.
02nd October 2020 06:48:49 Hours
The all-night ‘Pirith’ chanting, a customary religious feature, organized every year by the Army Buddhist Association on account of the forthcoming Army Day (10 October) and the 71st Army Anniversary got underway on Thursday (1), ‘Vap’ Poya day...
30th September 2020 13:24:02 Hours
The chain of religious blessing ceremonies, the forerunner to the forthcoming Army Day and 71st Army Anniversary (10 October) had one more major segment, held on a grand scale at the most sacred Anuradhapura ‘Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi’ precincts this morning (30), graced by hundreds of representative Army personnel, led by Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army as the Chief Guest for the occasion.
28th September 2020 23:29:43 Hours
The customary sequence of forthcoming 71st Army anniversary religious ceremonies, precursor to the colourful climax at Galle Face Green on the Army Day (10 October) commenced this morning (28) at Sri Dalada Maligawa (Temple of Tooth) in Kandy, attaching pride of place to inaugural offerings, alms-giving and the flag-blessing observances, graced by the....
27th September 2020 20:27:19 Hours
The 7th consecutive International Tourism Leaders’ Summit (TLS) and Tourism Research Conference sessions, held this morning (27) at Kandy City Center in parallel to the official celebration of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and World Tourism Day in Sri Lanka, together with the Department of Trade Commerce and Tourism, Central Province in strategic partnership with the Ministry of Tourism and Aviation, had Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army and Head, National Operation Centre...