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  • Triumphant ‘Walk of Warriors’ Reaches Its Terminus at Independence Square

    08th June 2019 15:44:07 Hours

    Triumphant ‘Walk of Warriors’ Reaches Its Terminus at Independence Square

    Triumphantly completing the 310 km – long distance, the ‘Walk of Warriors’ (Ranakaminge Pagamana) of the Sri Lanka Army Air Mobile Brigade of the 53 Division amid overwhelming public support and heartening cheers reached its scheduled terminus, Independence Square at Colombo 7 this morning (8) sharp at 10.00 am.

  • Australian Home Affairs Minister Meets Army Commander

    06th June 2019 11:29:50 Hours

    Australian Home Affairs Minister Meets Army Commander

    The visiting Australian Home Affairs Minister, Peter Dutton during his two-day stay in Sri Lanka met Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army at the Galle Face Hotel, Colombo on Tuesday (4) and discussed a few matters of bilateral importance.

  • Countrymen in Rousing Receptions Salute Air Mobile Troops on Expedition

    03rd June 2019 15:45:47 Hours

    Countrymen in Rousing Receptions Salute Air Mobile Troops on Expedition

    Amid true spirits of patriotism, goodwill, pride and dignity and hospitality of all ethnicities, the ‘Walk of Warriors’ (Ranakaminge Pagamana) of the Sri Lanka Army Air Mobile Brigade of the 53 Division which marks its 25th anniversary reached Kandy Sri Dalada Maligawa (Temple of Tooth) premises by Sunday (2) noon, completing the 5th day leg of the 310 km - long expedition.

  • All Ranks in Army Join ‘Iftar’ Ritual

    01st June 2019 10:03:12 Hours

    All Ranks in Army Join ‘Iftar’ Ritual

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army sat together with Officers and Other Ranks of Islamic faith to perform the ‘Iftar’ ritual, the breaking of fast at sunset on Friday (31) evening at Wadduwa Laya Beach hotel.

  • Buttala OCDC Seminar to Touch on Challenges to National Security Strategy

    30th May 2019 17:13:39 Hours

    Buttala OCDC Seminar to Touch on Challenges to National Security Strategy

    The Buttala Officer Career Development Centre (OCDC) inaugurated its first seminar in the year 2019 this morning (30) on the theme, ‘Challenges in Evolving the National Security Strategy in Sri Lanka’ during a simple ceremony, headed by Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army as the Chief Guest.

  • ‘Walk of Warriors’ of Air Mobile Brigade Commences Its Landmark Expedition

    29th May 2019 14:23:33 Hours

    ‘Walk of Warriors’ of Air Mobile Brigade Commences Its Landmark Expedition

    Sri Lanka Army’s Air Mobile Brigade of the 53 Division which boasts a life span of 25 years of excellence undertaking its milestone anniversary spectacle, the 310 km - long ‘Walk of Warriors’ (Ranakaminge Pagamana) after a brief inaugural ceremony commenced its expedition this morning (29) from Medawachchiya town to reach Colombo in 11 days.

  • Private Sector Company Offers Support for ‘Thuruliya Wenuwen Api’

    28th May 2019 16:23:30 Hours

    Private Sector Company Offers Support for ‘Thuruliya Wenuwen Api’

    Extending a tremendous boost to the ‘Thuruliya Wenuwen Api’ (all of us for tree-growing) project of the Army, the fashion designer company, GFLOCK (Pvt) Ltd this morning (28) met the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake at the Army Headquarters and gifted 5000 saplings of Mahogany, Kumbuk, Palu, Siyambala, etc, for cultivation in most required areas under the Army guidance.

  • Muslim Civil Society Holds Open Air ‘Iftar’ Ritual

    27th May 2019 14:20:12 Hours

    Muslim Civil Society Holds Open Air ‘Iftar’ Ritual

    An open air ‘Iftar’, the traditional breaking of fast ritual, organized by the Sri Lanka Muslim Civil Society (SLMCS) with the objective of promoting community harmony and fostering ties got underway on the Colombo Town Hall lawn on Saturday (25) at 5.30 p.m.

  • 'Uttamachara' Pays 'Uttamachara' to Gallantry of PWV War Heroes & Immortalizes their National Sacrifices

    22nd May 2019 19:26:02 Hours

    'Uttamachara' Pays 'Uttamachara' to Gallantry of PWV War Heroes & Immortalizes their National Sacrifices

    Immortalizing the memories of contemporary War Heroes who were posthumously decorated with “Parama Weera Vibhushanaya” (PWV), the highest gallantry award for Sri Lankan Armed Forces, the special publication, “Uttamachara” that documents their....

  • Tri Service War Heroes' Dedication & Unblemished Career Recognized with Award of 'Vishista Seva Vibhushanaya' (VSV) Medal

    22nd May 2019 13:06:30 Hours

    Tri Service War Heroes' Dedication & Unblemished Career Recognized with Award of 'Vishista Seva Vibhushanaya' (VSV) Medal

    65 Senior Army, Navy and Air Force Officers who have been maintaining an unblemished service record to-date received Nation's recognition this morning (22) when prestigious 'Vishista Seva Vibhushanaya’ (VSV) Medal were conferred on them by HE the President Maithripala Sirisena during a state ceremony, held this morning (22) at the Presidential Secretariat.