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  • WORLD-CLASS GOLD & BRONZE MEDALISTS IN PARALYMPICS - 2020 WELCOMED AT MINISTRY OF SPORTS

    09th September 2021 16:30:33 Hours

    Just a few hours after Paralympians returned home with Gold and Bronze Medals, Hon Minister of Sports, Namal Rajapakse, along with State Minister, Hon Senuka Vidanagamage, General Shavendra Silva, Chairman, National Sports Selection Committee (NSSC), Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army and Ministry officials this morning (8) had a cordial welcome meeting with Medalists at the Ministerial office, Torrington Square.

  • ARMY MOBILE VACCINATION FLEET LAUNCHED COVERING MOST POPULOUS AREAS IN WESTERN PROVINCE

    30th August 2021 20:54:01 Hours

    The mobilization of the Army's first Western Province-based Mobile COVID-19 Vaccination Fleet that prioritizes the vaccination of the elderly, sick, handicapped and feeble sections in society, a combined effort of the Sri Lanka Army Medical Corps (SLAMC), Directorate of Preventive Medicine and Mental Health, Directorate of Supply and Transport, Sri Lanka Signal Corps, Sri Lanka Corps of Military Police, Brigadier Chandana Arangala, Brigadier Coordinator, NOCPCO started off this morning (12) from the Army Headquarters in the presence of its brainchild, General Shavendra Silva, Head, National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO), Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army.

  • NEW WARDS, ESTABLISHED WITHIN HOURS ON PRESIDENTIAL DIRECTIVE VESTED IN COLOMBO SOUTH HOSPITAL AUTHORITIES

    30th August 2021 17:14:32 Hours

    The untiring efforts of Army troops in order to expand the existing ward capacity at Colombo South Teaching Hospital, in close consultation with health authorities, completed the establishment of three more new wards in the eight-storied building in the hospital complex.

  • SRI LANKA’S PARALYMPIANS CAPTAINED BY ARMY SERGEANT DINESH PRIYANTHA HERATH RECEIVES COMMANDER'S BEST WISHES

    30th August 2021 16:36:21 Hours

    The Tokyo Paralympic Games- 2020, scheduled to be held in Japan from 24 August to 5 September, for which the National Paralympic Committee of Sri Lanka (NPC) has fielded a nine-strong contingent of athletes, of whom seven athletes are from the Sri Lanka Army.

  • ARMY MAGNANIMITY LENT TO EX-COMBATANTS OFFERING FINANCIAL INCENTIVES FOR SELF-EMPLOYMENTS

    30th August 2021 15:46:34 Hours

    Unprecedented in Sri Lanka, and perhaps in the world too for that matter, the Sri Lanka Army in a magnanimous gesture of goodwill, brotherhood and compassion lent its hand of friendship to 15 ex-LTTE combatants, just freed from jail on a Presidential pardon and offered each of them with cash gifts for initiation of their own self-employment openings and continuation of their peaceful lives as law-abiding citizens of the country in harmony with all ethnicitities in the country.

  • PIONEERING ARCHITECT OF NEW ARMY & DEFENCE HQ COMPLEX, HE THE PRESIDENT WELCOMED AMID MILITARY HONOURS

    30th August 2021 15:19:39 Hours

    His Excellency (HE) the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces cum the conceptual brainchild behind the erection of the new state-of-the art Defence HQ complex at Sri Jayawardenepura who saw the fruition of the project, called at the Army HQ this morning (3) for the first time at the invitation of the Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, General Shavendra Silva to be received in a dignified red-carpet welcome, adorned with military salutes.

  • MAY ALL BEINGS BE WELL AND HAPPY ON THIS SPECIAL FULL MOON DAY

    16th July 2021 22:44:46 Hours

    Let Blessings of Sacred Poson Full Moon Day That Brought Upon a New Civilization Gives Strength to All of Us to Rid COVID-19 Pandemic and Prosper Our Motherland.

  • MATERNAL & CHILD HEALTH EXPERTS ASSURED FACILITIES AT SEEDUWA FOR PREGNANT WOMEN & CHILDREN

    01st June 2021 09:37:21 Hours

    A combined team of senior medical experts on Maternal and Child health, including Dr (Mrs) H.S. R Perera, Deputy Director General of Health Services, Dr (Mrs) Chithramalee de Silva, Director, Family Health Bureau, Prof Dr Shaman Rajindrajith, Consultant Paeditrician, Dr Surantha Perera, Consultant Paeditrician and Dr Sanath Lanerolle, President, Perinatal Society of Sri Lanka called on General Shavendra Silva, Head, NOCPCO, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army on Monday (24) at the Army Headquarters and explored possibilities of getting the best care for pregnant women and children with special needs, amid looming COVID-19 threat.

  • PRESIDENT’S VESAK MESSAGE

    01st June 2021 09:34:39 Hours

    Vesak Full Moon Poya Day, which commemorates the three most significant events of the Buddha’s life (Three Noble Events); the birth of Prince Siddhartha, the Enlightenment of Siddhartha Gautama and the Mahaparinibbana (Passing Away), is the noble and meritorious festival of us Buddhists. On this noble day, the entire Buddhist community across the world pay homage to the Buddha by performing Amisa Pooja (ritualistic offerings) and Prathipaththi Pooja (practice) with great joy.

  • MAY ALL BEINGS BE WELL & HEALTHY DURING VESAK (THRICE BLESSED DAY) !

    01st June 2021 09:32:00 Hours

    Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army and Head of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO), General Shavendra Silva, all Officers and Other Ranks of the Army wish all our readers and everyone a healthy and peaceful Vesak (Thrice Blessed Day), absent from epidemics and sufferings !