Sri Lanka Army

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  • SLAC New Colonel Commandant Assumes Office

    05th December 2016 16:26:25 Hours

    Major General Sathyapriya Liyanage today (5) assumed duties as the new Colonel Commandant of the Sri Lanka Armoured Corps (SLAC) during a simple ceremony, held at the SLAC Regimental Headquarters, Rock House, Colombo 15.

  • 65 Div Troops Contribute to ‘Wanaropa’ National Drive

    05th December 2016 16:07:17 Hours

    The ongoing ‘Wanaropa’ National Tree Planting Campaign, introduced by HE the President, received another impressive stimulus when 65 Division troops of the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) contributed to the project by distributing 143 jack tree saplings among 120 students in Thunukkai Tamil Mixed school in Kilinochchi on Friday (2).

  • 12 Division Troops Educated on ‘Malaria Control’

    05th December 2016 14:02:49 Hours

    An awareness programme on ‘Malaria Control’ was conducted at the, 12 Division Headquarters in Hambantota on Friday (02). The lecture on ‘Malaria Control’ was delivered by Dr Sriyani Jayawardane who works at the Malaria Control Unit in Hambantota area along with Mrs B. S. L Pieris, officer in the...

  • Another Tamil Course Concluded at SF-KLN

    05th December 2016 13:51:16 Hours

    With the intention of enhancing Tamil Language proficiency among Army personnel of the Security Force Headquarters-Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN), one more spoken Tamil Course conducted drew to an end on Saturday (3) at the Advanced Infantry Platoon Training School (AIPT), Bharathipuram, Kilinochchi.

  • 6 SLCMP Anniversary Celebrations Held

    05th December 2016 13:50:08 Hours

    Troops of the 6 Sri Lanka Corps of Military Police (SLCMP) of the Security Force Headquarters- Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) recently celebrated their fourth anniversary with several programmes.

  • Troops Salute Outgoing SLAC Colonel Commandant & CoS of the Army

    02nd December 2016 17:19:06 Hours

    The outgoing Chief of Staff (CoS) of the Army and the Colonel Commandant of the Sri Lanka Armoured Corps (SLAC) Major General Ubaya Medawala was honoured......

  • Two More Batches Join Travel Services Dambadiwa Package

    02nd December 2016 15:19:01 Hours

    Sri Lanka Army-managed Air Travel Services (Pvt) Ltd of the Directorate of Movement, adding a new feature to its travel services organized ‘Dambadiwa’ pilgrimages (No 25 and No 26) for.......

  • 12 Division Troops Conduct ‘Shramadana’ Campaign

    02nd December 2016 15:18:55 Hours

    A ‘Shramadana’ campaign was conducted to clean Janasuwaya Sri Gunananda preschool in Hambanthota Divisional Secretariat area on Thursday (01) with the participation of Army troops.

  • SFHQ – KLN Educates Civilians & Service Personnel on HIV-AIDS

    01st December 2016 18:40:28 Hours

    An awareness programme for soldiers on ‘HIV and AIDS’ serving in the Security Forces Headquarters – Kilinochchi (SFHQ – KLN) and civilians took place on Wednesday (30) at the ‘Nelum Piyasa’ auditorium.

  • Kanduboda Meditation Sessions to Improve Mental Stability

    01st December 2016 18:39:11 Hours

    One more mediation programme, coordinated by Directorate of Psychological Operations at the Army Headquarters with the objective of elevating spiritual standards, mental peace.....