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  • 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.

  • INDIAN AIR CHIEF PAYS COURTESIES TO CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF AT AHQ

    28th May 2021 21:03:46 Hours

    The Chief of Air Staff of the Indian Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria, now in Sri Lanka on a four-day goodwill visit on account of the 70th anniversary of the Sri Lanka Air Force called at the Army Headquarters at Sri Jayawardenepura this morning (4) and extended courtesies to the Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army and Head of the National Operations Centre for Prevention of COVID 19 Outbreak (NOCPCO), General Shavendra Silva.

  • DEMONSTRATING TRUE LEADERSHIP TRAITS, GENERAL SHAVENDRA SILVA GETS HIS COVID-19 VACCINE

    28th May 2021 21:03:46 Hours

    General Shavendra Silva, Head, National Operations Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO), Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, displaying genuine leadership traits in practice that vaccination should first be administered to some 63,000 plus frontline tri service troops who are tirelessly committed to the control of the COVID-19 pandemic in Sri Lanka, had his COVID-19 vaccine jabbed this morning (6) at the Colombo Army Hospital after more than 62,000 tri service personnel at epidemic work received their vaccines across the country.

  • AIR FORCE AWARDS COLOURS TO TWO SQUADRONS

    28th May 2021 21:03:46 Hours

    The presentation of Colours to No 5 Strike Air Squadron and No 6 Transport Helicopter Squadron of the 70 year old Sri Lanka Air Force took place this morning (5) at the Air Force Base at Katunayake, headed by HE the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and a host of invitees.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • DIRECTOR GENERAL OF CIVIL SECURITY DEPARTMENT CALLS ON CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF

    28th May 2021 21:03:44 Hours

    Newly appointed Director General of the Civil Security Department, Rear Admiral Ananda Peiris (redt), RSP*, VSV, USP, ndc, psc, DISS called on the Chief of Defence Staff Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff (OCDS), at BMICH on 17th January 2019. This marks the new CSD DG 's first official meeting with the Chief of Defence Staff since assuming duty on 06th December 2019.

  • CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF CALLS ON THE HON PRIME MINISTER

    28th May 2021 21:03:44 Hours

    The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne paid a courtesy call on the Hon. Mahinda Rajapaksa, Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka today (29th November) at the Prime Minister 's Office. During this official meeting, the CDS conveyed his best wishes to the Prime Minster and pledged his unconditional support in ensuring national security concerns of the government.