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  • NOCPCO Head Makes Unannounced Visit to Southern Vaccination Centres, Manned by Army Troops

    27th May 2021 17:00:04 Hours

    NOCPCO Head Makes Unannounced Visit to Southern Vaccination Centres, Manned by Army Troops

    As Army troops across the island at the request of the government moved to Galle, Matara, Matale, Kurunegala and Anuradhapura areas in the South, North-Western, North Central Province and the Central Province respectively to conduct/ assist regional COVID-19 Vaccination Centres after HE the President prioritized those areas for vaccination, General Shavendra Silva, Head of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO), Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army this morning...

  • MAY ALL BEINGS BE WELL & HEALTHY DURING VESAK (THRICE BLESSED DAY) !

    26th May 2021 04:06:18 Hours

    MAY ALL BEINGS BE WELL & HEALTHY DURING VESAK (THRICE BLESSED DAY) !

    Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army and Head of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO), General Shavendra Silva, all Officers and Other Ranks of the Army wish all our readers and everyone a healthy and peaceful Vesak (Thrice Blessed Day), absent from epidemics and sufferings !

  • Maternal & Child Health Experts Assured Facilities at Seeduwa for Pregnant Women & Children

    25th May 2021 11:59:38 Hours

    Maternal & Child Health Experts Assured Facilities at Seeduwa for Pregnant Women & Children

    A combined team of senior medical experts on Maternal and Child health, including Dr (Mrs) H.S. R Perera, Deputy Director General of Health Services, Dr (Mrs) Chithramalee de Silva, Director, Family Health Bureau, Prof Dr Shaman Rajindrajith, Consultant Paeditrician, Dr Surantha Perera, Consultant Paeditrician and Dr Sanath Lanerolle, President, Perinatal Society of Sri Lanka called on General Shavendra Silva, Head, NOCPCO, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army on Monday (24) at the Army Headquarters and explored possibilities of getting the best care...

  • Memory of War Heroes Refreshed on 'Victory Day' State Ceremony at National War Heroes’ Monument

    19th May 2021 20:48:05 Hours

    Memory of War Heroes Refreshed on 'Victory Day' State Ceremony at National War Heroes’ Monument

    The Victory Day alias the 12th National War Heroes' Day commemoration (Jathika Ranaviru Semaruma) which respectfully recalls the cherished memory of patriotic War Heroes of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Police and Civil Security Department who sacrificed their precious lives for the country's sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence reached its climax on Wednesday (19) where floral tributes were offered at Battaramulla National War Heroes’ Monument (Jathika Ranaviru Smarakaya) by a restricted galaxy of dignitaries and war veterans...

  • Army Seva Vanitha-Improvised Biggest Emergency Facility for COVID-19 Infectees Ready

    19th May 2021 10:57:57 Hours

    Army Seva Vanitha-Improvised Biggest Emergency Facility for COVID-19 Infectees Ready

    HE the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the invitation of General Shavendra Silva, Head of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO), Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army inspected the Army Seva Vanitha with soldiers-improvised new Intermediate Care Centre (ICC) cum Hospital with 1200 beds for COVID-19 infectees this afternoon (18).

  • Private Company Gifts 10 ICU Beds to Army-improvised ICC at Seeduwa

    17th May 2021 18:51:04 Hours

    Private Company Gifts 10 ICU Beds to Army-improvised ICC at Seeduwa

    Giving a boost to the Army-improvised Intermediate Care Centre (ICC) at Seeduwa, now almost done, the management of Upfield Sri Lanka Pvt Ltd this morning (17) gifted 10 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds to the Army for use in the new ICC in case of any emergency.

  • General Shavendra Silva Takes a Look at Vaccination Programme in Colombo

    12th May 2021 23:25:20 Hours

    General Shavendra Silva Takes a Look at Vaccination Programme in Colombo

    General Shavendra Silva, Head of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO), Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army observed how vaccination programme in Colombo is underway, visited the Army Seva Vanitha Unit-managed Vaccination Centre at MOH office Pitakotte this morning (12).

  • Head, NOCPCO Supervises Final Touches at Army-improvised Biggest COVID-19 Hospital

    08th May 2021 19:54:38 Hours

    Head, NOCPCO Supervises Final Touches at Army-improvised Biggest COVID-19 Hospital

    In order to find whether the country's biggest Army-improvised COVID-19 Hospital in Seeduwa, now receiving final touches needs any more fine-tuning, General Shavendra Silva, Head of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO), Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, together with several Senior Officers of relevance to the project undertook an inspection tour this morning (8).

  • Army-improvised State-of-the Art COVID-19 Hospital to Serve All Free of Charge

    06th May 2021 22:14:20 Hours

    Army-improvised State-of-the Art COVID-19 Hospital to Serve All Free of Charge

    Final touches to open the first-ever biggest Army-improvised COVID-19 Hospital in Seeduwa, equipped with all vital health facilities, consquent upon the generosity, extended by Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Brandix Group, Mr Ashroff Omar are now in progress with the express objective of giving the best emergency healthcare to affected Sri Lankans free of charge, according to General Shavendra Silva, Head of National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO), Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army.

  • More than 10,000 Beds to be Added by the Army for COVID-19 Care Centres - Head, NOCPCO

    04th May 2021 20:30:37 Hours

    More than 10,000 Beds to be Added by the Army for COVID-19 Care Centres - Head, NOCPCO

    One more review session of COVID-19 Task Force members on the control of the epidemic, chaired by General Shavendra Silva, Head, NOCPCO, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, together with Dr Asela Gunawardena, Medical Specialist and Director General of Health Services got underway this afternoon (4) at the National Operations Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) at Rajagiriya.