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  • "Provide Best of the Best Rations & Fresh Food Varieties to Soldiers" - Army Chief Tells Suppliers

    13th January 2021 05:45:32 Hours

    A special discussion between suppliers of fresh food varieties and dry rations to the Army and General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, organized by the Directorate of Supply and Transport in the Army got underway at the Commander's office at the Army HQ on Tuesday (12).

  • Transforming Troops to Execute Nation-Building Tasks, Maiden Corps of Agriculture and Livestock Raised in the Army

    07th January 2021 14:50:16 Hours

    Transforming Troops to Execute Nation-Building Tasks, Maiden Corps of Agriculture and Livestock Raised in the Army

    The Sri Lanka Army, forming a new class of troops, fully operational for the express goal of elevating the country's agricultural sector to new heights raised its Corps of Agriculture and Livestock on Thursday (7) under the Army's Directorate of Agriculture and Livestock (DAL) making headway in its nation-building tasks, to be in line with HE the President's 'Sawubhagye Dekma' (Vistas of Splendour & Prosperity) policy statement.

  • Near Eight-decade Long Proud Saga of SLSC Chronicled & Released

    06th January 2021 21:33:49 Hours

    Near Eight-decade Long Proud Saga of SLSC Chronicled & Released

    The near eight-decade long chronicle of the Sri Lanka Signal Corps (SLSC) of the Army, ‘Silent Heroes’ who are regarded as the "heart, the arteries and the blood" of the organization saw its ceremonial release this afternoon (6) at the Army Headquarters where General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Sri Lanka Army as the Chief Guest was presented with the maiden copy.

  • Apparel Industry Stalwarts Appreciative of Task Force Roles Seek Extended Support

    05th January 2021 10:29:55 Hours

    Apparel Industry Stalwarts Appreciative of Task Force Roles Seek Extended Support

    A high-level delegation, led by the Chairman, Joint Apparel Association Forum, Mr A Sukumaran with a view to thanking the Task Force on COVID-19 for facilitation of uninterrupted function of the apparel industry in the past year and exploring possibilities of receiving further assistance to avert any second wave of the infection among employees in the industry, called on General Shavendra Silva, Head, National Operations Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO), Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army at the Army HQ on Monday (4) afternoon, following instructions given to them by HE the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

  • Army Signallers' Expertise Begins to Print National Driving Licence & Rids of Delays & Corrupt Practices

    01st January 2021 22:38:13 Hours

    Army Signallers' Expertise Begins to Print National Driving Licence & Rids of Delays & Corrupt Practices

    Embarking on a new project of national significance, poised to enhance the quality, rid of wastage, corruption, discrepancies and malpractices, associated with the printing process of National Driving Licences, Sri Lanka Army Signallers set up an Army Information Technology Solutions Centre (AITSC) following an MOU signed between the Army and the Department of Motor Traffic at Werahera and undertook the printing production of Driving Licences this afternoon (01)...

  • Cheers to Health, Happiness & Prosperity in 2021 !

    31st December 2020 23:53:26 Hours

    Cheers to Health, Happiness & Prosperity in 2021 !

    "HEALTH & WEALTH are Two Things that Reciprocate Each Other. General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army and Head, National Operations Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO), All Officers, Other Ranks & Civil Staffers Wish ALL OF YOU Get Both GOOD HEALTH & WEALTH in This NEW YEAR-2021 in Ample !

  • Promoted General Shavendra Silva Honoured by Elegantly-Dressed Gajaba Regiment Troops Presenting Fitting Military Salute

    31st December 2020 16:32:59 Hours

    Promoted General Shavendra Silva Honoured by Elegantly-Dressed Gajaba Regiment Troops Presenting Fitting Military Salute

    General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, a life dedicated to the country and a life which protects the life of others this morning (31) symbolically received a fitting tribute to his devoted role after he upon his due advancement into four-star rank General arrived at the Army HQ premises in conformity with military traditions.

  • Honouring Age-old Traditions, General Shavendra Silva Receives Blessings of Sacred Tooth Relic & Prelates of Malwatte & Asgiriya

    29th December 2020 18:05:19 Hours

    Honouring Age-old Traditions, General Shavendra Silva Receives Blessings of Sacred Tooth Relic & Prelates of Malwatte & Asgiriya

    Just a few hours after elevation to his next due rank, General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, together with his spouse, Mrs Sujeewa Nelson, President, Army Seva Vanitha Unit paid his obeisance to the Kandy Sri Dalada Maligawa (Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic) this morning (29) on Unduvap Full Moon Poya Day.....

  • Commander-in-Chief of Armed Forces, HE the President Promotes Army Commander to Four Star Rank General

    28th December 2020 22:52:43 Hours

    Commander-in-Chief of Armed Forces, HE the President Promotes Army Commander to Four Star Rank General

    HE the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces has promoted the incumbent Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army Lieutenant General LHSC Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc, more popularly known as Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva to the rank of four-star General....

  • SLNG Regimental HQ Adds New Wings & Gives Away School Accessories to SLNG Children

    27th December 2020 21:00:41 Hours

    SLNG Regimental HQ Adds New Wings & Gives Away School Accessories to SLNG Children

    The Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG) troops this morning (27) extended a warm welcome to Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army when he arrived at the SLNG Regimental HQ in Wehera, Kurunegala, along with Mrs Sujeewa Nelson, President, Army Seva Vanitha Unit in order to inaugurate a few new constructions and....