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  • MEDICAL EXPERTS, SPECIALISTS, NOCPCO HEAD & ALL STAKEHOLDERS DISCUSS CURRENT STATUS & BEYOND

    28th May 2021 21:03:46 Hours

    Task Force Members of NOCPCO, Medical Experts, Epidemiologists, PHIs and main stakeholders, engaged in the control of COVID-19 epidemic this afternoon (19) evaluated developments, related to preventive measures, new trends, emergence of global clusters, public gatherings, quarantine procedures, affected cases, forecasts, etc during a special meeting headed by Dr Asela Gunawardene, DGHS and General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army and Head, National Operations Centre for Prevention of COVID 19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) this afternoon at the NOCPCO.

  • CDS IN JAFFNA WARMS ONE MORE ARMY-BUILT HOME FOR A NEEDY FAMILY

    28th May 2021 21:03:46 Hours

    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), now visiting the Jaffna peninsula in order to share New Year greetings with tri service personnel on duty, on the sidelines of the main itinerary, vested an Army-built new house in Grand Bazaar, Jaffna in a deserving family this morning (12).

  • "LET ALL OUR ANCIENT TRADITIONS UNITE US TOGETHER”

    28th May 2021 21:03:46 Hours

    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) on this auspicious dawn of the Sinhala & Tamil New Year Wishes All Officers, Other Ranks & Members of the Civil Staff & their All Family Members a Very Prosperous, Healthy & Peaceful New Year ! Let us resolve to eradicate COVID-19 from our motherland!

  • ARMY-IMPROVISED BIGGEST EMERGENCY FACILITY FOR COVID-19 INFECTEES READY

    28th May 2021 21:03:46 Hours

    HE the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the invitation of 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 inspected the Army-improvised new Intermediate Care Centre (ICC) cum Hospital with 1200 beds for COVID-19 infectees this afternoon (18).

  • 'VICTORY DAY ' MESSAGE ISSUED BY COMMANDER RECALLS 58 DIVISION 'S CONTRIBUTION TO PEACE

    28th May 2021 21:03:46 Hours

    It is with pride and dignity I take this opportunity to recall the commemoration of the 12the 'Victory Day ' that eradicated terrorism on a day like today (18 May) to ensure territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of our Motherland, in which I as the General Officer Commanding of the 58 Division at that period gave leadership to those troops to unify the entire Nation while uprooting terrorism from our land, \" says General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army in a special message that coincides with the 'Ranaviru Day ' (War Heroes ' Day).

  • 3RD CCC BOUND FOR MALI SALUTES ARMY CHIEF

    28th May 2021 21:03:46 Hours

    The new contingent of 243 Army personnel of the Combat Convoy Company (CCC) of the Sri Lanka Army, set to leave for Mali to serve in the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission (MINUSMA) this morning (8) presented a formal military salute to the Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, General Shavendra Silva at the Institute of Peace Support Operations Training Sri Lanka (IPSOTSL) at Kukuleganga.

  • PAKISTAN 'S CHAIRMAN JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF COMMITTEE GREETS GENERAL SHAVENDRA SILVA

    28th May 2021 21:03:46 Hours

    General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army who was recently in Pakistan to attend the Pakistan National Day as the Guest of Honour met the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Nadeem Raza at the Joint Staff Headquarters in Rawalpindi.

  • PAKISTAN MILITARY ACADEMY HONOURS VISITING GENERAL SHAVENDRA SILVA

    28th May 2021 21:03:46 Hours

    The Pakistan Military Academy at Kakul (PMA), similar in function to Sandhurst or West Point and provides training to the officers of Pakistan Army and Allied countries which also has the capacity to train 2000 guest officers from foreign organizations recently laid a red carpet military reception to General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army when he made a formal visit to the location at the invitation of Major General Omer Bokhari, Commandant, PMA during his stay in Pakistan to attend the Pakistan Day as Guest of Honour.

  • NEW 'HARITHA ' TV CHANNEL FOR PROMOTION OF AGRICULTURE LAUNCHED

    28th May 2021 21:03:46 Hours

    Giving a new boost to promotion of agricultural dimensions that go hand in hand with new technological advancements, the Sri Jinaratana Board of Education, affiliated to the Hunupitiya Gangarama Temple launched its first ever 'Helawath, Harawath, Hithawath ' TV channel ‘Haritha TV ' this morning (31) during an inaugural ceremony, headed by HE the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

  • PAKISTAN 'S PRESIDENT WITH ARMY CHIEF STRESSES IMPORTANCE OF CONTINUED STRONG BILATERAL RELATIONS

    28th May 2021 21:03:46 Hours

    Sri Lanka 's Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, General Shavendra Silva currently in Pakistan to attend the Pakistan Day celebration also known as the National Day Joint Services Parade as Guest of Honour at the invitation of Chief of Army Staff of Pakistan Army, General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday (19) had an audience with HE the President of Pakistan, Dr Arif Alvi at the President 's House.