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  • GENERAL SHAVENDRA SILVA TALKS ON "DEALING WITH THE DYNAMICS OF THE CONFLICTS"

    26th November 2022 21:12:50 Hours

    The Association of Retired Flag Rank Officers (ARFRO) in Sri Lanka that came into being in 1996 organized the 8th Oration of General Deshamanya Denis Perera on 25th November 2022 at the auditorium of the General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University.

  • P 627 PETROL VESSEL CEREMONIALLY COMMISSIONED AS VIJAYABAHU UNDER PRESIDENT’S PATRONAGE

    25th November 2022 21:07:03 Hours

    The ship P 627 (Ex USCGC Douglas Munro) which was formally acquired to the Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) from the United States (US) Coast Guard on 26th October 2021 was ceremonially commissioned by Honorable Ranil Wickremesinghe, the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces gracing the historic occasion as the chief guest at the East Container Terminal, Port of Colombo last evening (22 November 2022).

  • THE ARMY CHIEF OF STAFF CALLS ON CDS PRIOR TO RETIREMENT

    25th November 2022 21:03:30 Hours

    Respecting the traditions, the retiring senior officer Major General Jagath Kodithuwakku RWP RSP ndu who held the appointment of the Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Army, the second highest seat at the Army Headquarters paid a courtesy visit to the senior most serving officer General Shavendra Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc MPhil, the Chief of Defence Staff, (CDS) today (25 November) at his office premises. This senior officer is retiring having completed more than 35 years of committed and dedicated service to the nation.

  • ALUMNI ASSOCIATION OF NDC INDIA IN SRI LANKA RELEASES WEB PAGE

    25th November 2022 10:19:03 Hours

    The High Commission of India in Sri Lanka had proudly organized a ceremony to mark the launch of the official webpage of the Alumni Association of NDC, India in Sri Lanka. This grand occasion was held on 24th November 2022 at the Taj Samudra Hotel, Colombo.

  • ARMED FORCES DAY OF BANGLADESH CELEBRATED IN FESTIVITY

    22nd November 2022 09:58:40 Hours

    The Bangladesh High Commission in Sri Lanka organized a gleeful event to celebrate their 51st Anniversary of the Armed Forces Day on 21 November 2022 evening at the Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo.

  • REMEMBRANCE DAY AND POPPY CEREMONY 2022 CELEBRATED

    13th November 2022 19:59:45 Hours

    In honour of all fallen War Heroes of this great nation, the Sri Lanka Ex-Servicemen’s Association (SLESA) commemorated the Remembrance Day more commonly known as the ‘Poppy Day’ at Vihara Maha Devi Park Cenotaph today (13 October 2022)

  • INDIAN ARMED FORCES DELEGATION CALLS ON THE CDS

    10th November 2022 15:13:13 Hours

    The Indian Armed Forces delegation that visited the country to conduct a training capsule in Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC) along with the Indian Defence Attache in Sri Lanka paid a courtesy call on the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Shavendra Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc MPhil at his office yesterday evening (09 November 2022).

  • CDS ATTENDS THE OPENING CEREMONY OF SLAMC OFFICERS’ MESS

    09th November 2022 16:22:11 Hours

    At the cordial invitation extended by Brigadier PAC Fernando USP, the Colonel Commandant of the Sri Lanka Army Medical Corps and Director General Army Health Services, the Chief of Defence Staff General Shavendra Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc MPhil, attended the opening ceremony of the newly constructed Officers’ Mess of the Sri Lanka Army Medical Corps at Werahera on 09 November 2022.

  • NATIONAL SPORTS SELECTION COMMITTEE ASSEMBLES AT OCDS

    09th November 2022 12:21:04 Hours

    Chairing the session, the Chief of Defence Staff and head of the committee, General Shavendra Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc MPhil, welcomed the committee members for the meeting held at the conference hall of OCDS on 08 November 2022.

  • THE NEW HEAD OF THE DELEGATION FOR ICRC SRI LANKA GREETS THE CDS

    08th November 2022 16:50:56 Hours

    The courtesy meeting between the new head of the Delegation for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Ms Severine Chappaz, and the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Shavendra Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc MPhil took place at the Office of Chief of Defence Staff on 08 November 2022.