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  • ARMY 'S 'KUKULEGANGA SPEED CLIMB 2021 ' RACING SPECTACLE CONCLUDES

    28th May 2021 21:03:46 Hours

    Inaugural two-day-long 'Kukuleganga Speed Climb 2021 ', organized by the Sri Lanka Army Motor Sports Association (SLAMSA) and the Motor Racing Association of Sri Lanka (MRASL) concluded yesterday evening (Apr 11) at Kukuleganga.

  • NOCPCO TASK FORCE RECOMMENDS REVIEW OF QUARANTINE PROCEDURES

    28th May 2021 21:03:46 Hours

    General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army and Head, NOCPCO during one more Task Force meeting at the NOCPCO said that although there records a marked drop in detection of new COVID-19 cases, there are still a few clusters that have been reported from Kandy, Morawaka and Katunayake areas after patients coming to hospitals are exposed to PCR tests.

  • THE NEW YEAR MESSAGE

    28th May 2021 21:03:46 Hours

    The Defence Secretary Gen. Kamal Gunaratne (Retd) on behalf of the Defence Ministry wishes all Sri Lankans a peaceful, happy, healthy and prosperous Sinhala and Tamil New Year.

  • NEWEST & INDUCTING FTX ‘SHAKE HANDS ' WITH PAKISTAN ARMY BEGINS AT SALIYAPURA

    28th May 2021 21:03:46 Hours

    The Sri Lanka Army inducting its multifaceted skills into a new state-of-the-art Exercise on ‘Internal Security (IS) and Counter Revolutionary Warfare (CRW) ' tactics Wednesday (17) morning began its newest bilateral Exercise - ‘Shake Hands - 1 ' with soldiers of the Pakistan Army at Saliyapura Gajaba Regiment Regimental Headquarters premises on the conceptual guidance given by General Shavendra Silva,

    Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army.

  • MOD STARTS THE DAY WITH NEW YEAR TEA TABLE

    28th May 2021 21:03:46 Hours

    Ministry of Defence (MOD) greeted its staff on account of the dawn of the New Year and entertained them to a traditional tea table, coloured with milk rice and sweetmeats on Monday (19) morning at the MOD premises, headed by Gen. Kamal Gunaratne (Retd), Secretary Defence.

  • DEEGAWAPIYA TO HOST EASTERN PROVINCE POSON FESTIVAL - DEFENCE SECRETARY

    28th May 2021 21:03:46 Hours

    This year 's Eastern Province Poson festival will be held at the sacred Deegawapiya temple premises while giving prominence to the Poson Poya rituals on full moon Poya Day on June 24, the Defence Secretary and the Chairperson of ‘Archaeological Heritage Management Presidential Task Force ' (PTF) for Eastern Province, Gen. Kamal Gunaratne (Retd) revealed today (Mar 17).

  • AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE ADVISER MEETS ARMY CHIEF

    28th May 2021 21:03:46 Hours

    Captain Ian Cain, Defence Adviser at High Commission of Australia in Colombo this afternoon (20) called at the Army Headquarters and met General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army and Head of the National Operations Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO).

  • PAKISTAN 'S COAS EXTENDS WARM RECEPTION TO HIS SRI LANKAN COUNTERPART

    28th May 2021 21:03:46 Hours

    Chief of Army Staff (COAS) of Pakistan Army, General Qamar Javed Bajwa extended a warm welcome to Sri Lanka 's Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, General Shavendra Silva, currently in Pakistan when the latter made a formal courtesy call on his host at General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi on Friday (19).

  • POLITICAL PARTY REPS AGREE TO SUSPEND MAY DAY RALLIES

    28th May 2021 21:03:46 Hours

    A special meeting of major political party representatives, chaired by 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 got underway at the NOCPCO this afternoon (20) in order to seek a consensus over forthcoming May Day preparations.

  • SANDAHIRU SEYA TREASURES DEPOSITED AMIDST RELIGIOUS BLESSINGS

    28th May 2021 21:03:46 Hours

    Turning a new chapter in the annals of Sri Lankan history, the depositing of treasures and sacred relics at the Sandahiru Stupa Square Chamber was held auspiciously amidst the religious blessings of maha sanga at the Stupa premises in the sacred city of Anuradhapura today (Mar 28).