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  • 3 SF Regiment Adds New Wings & Concept for ‘Strategic Corporal’ Bears Fruits

    07th August 2019 18:18:14 Hours

    3 SF Regiment Adds New Wings & Concept for ‘Strategic Corporal’ Bears Fruits

    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.

  • New Air Force Chief Warmly Welcomed at Army HQ amid Military Honours

    01st August 2019 18:11:18 Hours

    New Air Force Chief Warmly Welcomed at Army HQ amid Military Honours

    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.

  • Other Ranks Arriving in Colombo for Medical Grounds or Otherwise Provided with Accommodation Bonanza

    31st July 2019 18:19:05 Hours

    Other Ranks Arriving in Colombo for Medical Grounds or Otherwise Provided with Accommodation Bonanza

    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...

  • Army-Supplied 'Coppara' to Illuminate 'Sri Dalada Perhera' for 5th Consecutive Year

    29th July 2019 20:44:27 Hours

    Army-Supplied 'Coppara' to Illuminate 'Sri Dalada Perhera' for 5th Consecutive Year

    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.

  • ‘Angampora’ Martial Art Gains Ground in Kilinochchi Establishing its Own Typical Village

    27th July 2019 07:43:22 Hours

    ‘Angampora’ Martial Art Gains Ground in Kilinochchi Establishing its Own Typical Village

    The Sri Lanka Army lending its legendary know-how and the knack for continued revival of indigenous Sri Lankan Martial Art, ‘Angampora’ which boasts a history of more than 5000 years took one more leap forward on Friday (26) and established Sri Lanka's state-of-the-art ‘Angampora’ village near the....

  • SLIM Experts Invite Commander for the Annual ‘IGNITE 2020’

    26th July 2019 14:55:04 Hours

    SLIM Experts Invite Commander for the Annual ‘IGNITE 2020’

    ‘What does the economy have to do with National Security’, ‘What undermined our National Security’ and ‘How we can secure our future’ were among the most central thematic topics that were touched upon by the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake this morning (26) at the BMICH when he was invited....

  • War Heroes Recuperating in Wellness Resorts Taken on Pilgrimage to Kataragama

    25th July 2019 15:32:10 Hours

    War Heroes Recuperating in Wellness Resorts Taken on Pilgrimage to Kataragama

    Enabling a total of 129 War Heroes under rehabilitation and recuperation to receive a deserving respite from their day's routine agenda, they all were taken on a pilgrimage to Kataragama during 23-25 July on an initiative taken by the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake after all arrangements to that effect....

  • 'Sathviru Abhiman' Distributes Mega Welfare Benefits Among Tri Service War Heroes, Families & Their Children

    23rd July 2019 07:54:00 Hours

    'Sathviru Abhiman' Distributes Mega Welfare Benefits Among Tri Service War Heroes, Families & Their Children

    Ministry of Defence-initiated 'Sathviru Abhiman', an appreciative tribute to family members of War Heroes who sacrificed their lives for defence of the country, those War Heroes who lost their legs and limbs and those who are still serving to usher in a country with peace and reconciliation got underway at Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium,

  • Exciting & Glittering 'Colours Night - 2017/2018' Felicitates Army Sports Achievers

    20th July 2019 10:06:26 Hours

    Exciting & Glittering 'Colours Night - 2017/2018' Felicitates Army Sports Achievers

    One of the much-anticipated and prestigious projects of the Sri Lanka Army, ‘Colours Night - 2017/2018’ that recognizes and acclaims exceptional skills of Army sportsmen and women, glittered in the Nelum Pokuna auditorium Friday (19) evening in the presence of a gathering of distinguished invitees, including the Minister of Telecommunication, Foreign Employment and Sports, Defence Secretary, Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army, Commander of the Navy, Commander of the Air Force and several other distinguished invitees.

  • Army-Constructed Sri Lanka’s First-Ever ‘Ayati’ Centre for Children with Disabilities Formally Opened

    18th July 2019 16:56:03 Hours

    Army-Constructed Sri Lanka’s First-Ever ‘Ayati’ Centre for Children with Disabilities Formally Opened

    Sri Lanka Army troops adding their contribution to one more milestone national project for the welfare of children with disabilities formally vested the Army-built three storied building in the ‘Ayati’ Trust Sri Lanka and the Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya this morning (18) during a simple ceremony, headed by Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army as the Chief Guest.