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  • New SLEME Colonel Commandant Assumes Office

    Major General T.N Jayasooriya, 7th Colonel Commandant of the Sri Lanka Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (SLEME) of the Army assumed duties on Monday (29) after a brief ceremony at the SLEME Regimental Centre, Malay Street, Colombo 2. Major General Jayasooriya who joined the Sri Lanka Army in May 1982 as a cadet officer upon completion of his training at the Sri Lanka Military Academy, Diyatalawa, joined the SLEME as a young officer.
  • 'Establishment of New Army Camps Expedites Return of Civil Buildings,' says Commander

    The newly-built Headquarters complex of the 68 Division at Sugandirapuram, Puthukudiyiruppu was ceremonially handed over to the use of gallant soldiers in the Army by Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya Thursday (22) morning when he visited there as Chief Guest. The establishment of the new HQ complex is in conformity with the government’s strategy of reinforcing the security infrastructure across the country to meet with any future challenges. The visit of the Commander also coupled with his intention to personally inquire into the progress, made in relation to the Army contribution to the ongoing development projects under ‘Uthuru Wasanthaya’ programme....

  • Private Sector College Seeks Army Resource Personnel for MBA Studies

    At the request of the private educational institute, Western College for Management & Technology (WMTC) of Mount Lavinia, the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-C) during a three-day (Nov 22 - 24) programme, offered professional expertise to 24 Masters of Business Administration (MBA) students of the College, in the field of leadership.......
  • 23 Infantry Division Commissions Its New Water Facility

    Fulfilling a much-needed requirement of drinking water for troops serving the 23 Infantry Division in Poonany, steps were taken to drill and install a new tube well, worth over Rs 7 lakhs in the Headquarters premises. Brigadier L. Mahinda Mudalige, General Officer Commanding during a simple ceremony recently commissioned the new tube well which pumps more than 100 litres per minute.....

  • Volunteer Force to Have More Teeth with Professionals

    Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force (SLAVF) with its reputed history of more than 118 years, is to be teethed with more and more professionals from both public and private sectors after revitalizing its voluntary reserve in the SLAVF under the awareness programme, called “Api Army” (We are Army). This was formally announced on Tuesday (11) during a media briefing, held at Nelum Pokuka Mahinda Rajapaksa theatre, attended by military personnel and two state officials, awaiting to be enlisted shortly to the SLAVF voluntary reserve.

  • Soldiers Give Blood to Kilinochchi Patients

    A blood donation campaign was organized by the 571 Brigade in response to an urgent request of Dr. P. Karathikeyan, Kilinochchi Regional Director Health Services on Thursday (29) at Kilinochchi Harmony Center. 20 soldiers of the 57 Division enthusiastically donated blood during the programme. It was organized as per the directions of......
  • Soldiers Help Fight Forest Fire in Ambuluwawa Hills

    More than one hundred soldiers, deployed to control the forest fire that broke out at Ambuluwawa hill reserve in Gampola Wednesday (22) joined hands together with other fire-fighters to contain its further spread. The fire broke out in the early hours on Wednesday was brought under control by late afternoon with the help of Air Force, Police and other Fire and Rescue teams, dispatched from Kandy.....
  • Hindu Priests Invoke Blessings on Commander

    COMMANDER of the Army Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya, in accordance with traditions, received the blessings of Hindu deities on Tuesday (11) during a special pooja held at the Captain’s Garden Hindu Kovil in Maradana. This is the first time, the newly appointed Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya made his offerings to the Hindu Shrine upon his assumption of duties as 19th Commander of the Army.   

  • Cornered Tigers Meet with Their Doom; Forty-five Dead Tigers & 79 T-56 Weapons Collected

    MULLAITTIVU: TIGER terrorists, now cornered further into the northern most PUTHUKKUDIYIRUPPU belly area and ANALANKULAM received another heavy beating Friday (3) afternoon and suffered losing more than 40 of their front-line cadres. 58 Division troops resisting Tiger onslaught fought valiantly during pitched battles and got rid of more than 40 Tigers. At the time this report was filed, troops have collected 40 dead Tigers, sixty T-56 weapons, four Rocket Propeller Guns, two I-com sets, ten claymore mines, 60 mortars, fifteen anti personnel mines, twenty-eight packs and several LTTE uniforms.