At the invitation of Her Majesty's Government, a contingent of Sri Lanka's Tri Forces participated at the Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee Pageant and official birthday held on Sunday, 05 June 2022.
Army participants in the National Canoeing & Kayaking Competition - 2022 organized by the Sri Lanka Canoeing & Kayaking National Association carried away the overall championship in the tournament that got under at Diyawanna waters during 3 - 5 June.
Fourteen (14) Staff Officers engaging in operational duties representing the Navy Headquarters and the Naval Commands of Sri Lanka Navy embarked on a five-day capacity building training programme on European Union (EU) Critical Maritime Route Wider Indian Ocean (CRIMARIO) II platform, hosted under Indo-Pacific Regional Information Sharing (IORIS) programme from 06th to 10th June at the Lighthouse Galley, Colombo.
A delegation of Pakistan National Defence University (NDU) led by Air Commodore Akhtar Imran Saddozai called on the Sri Lankan Defence Secretary Gen. Kamal Gunaratne at the Defence Headquarters Complex, Sri Jayewardenepura, Kotte today (June 6).
The inaugural ceremony of the Sri Lanka Coast Guard (SLCG) facilitated five day long ‘Oil Spill Response Workshop and Exercise’ was held at the Hilton Hotel, Colombo today (Jun 6).
The Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) men’s and women’s teams emerged victorious at the recently held 70th National Lifesaving Championship – 2021/2022.
Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) continuing its community welfare oriented services set up two Reverse Osmosis (RO) Plants at Aranthalawa International Buddhist Centre and Ihala Diggala Primary School in Galewela recently.
Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) contingent which is expected to take part in the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2022, hosted by the US Pacific Fleet, left for Australia from the Bandaranaike International Airport this morning (04th June 2022) by a special flight arranged by Royal Australian Air Force. The SLN contingent comprises 50 naval personnel including both officers and sailors.
Sri Lanka Army’s Special Forces in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Air Force conducted the ‘Cast Master’ course at Special Forces Combat Diving School, Nayaru, and Mullaittivu recently.
Defence Secretary General Kamal Gunaratne reviewed disaster preparedness and advanced plans of the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) while arriving at the DMC in Vidya Mawatha, Colombo today (Jun 3).
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) troops built a house for a needy family in Uyilankulam as one more CIMIC project of the SLA and vested in the family recently.
Sri Lank Army troops of 12 Sri Lanka Engineers in quick response sprang into action to facilitate safe passage and evacuation of GCE (O/L) candidates trapped in swelling flood waters at some places.
For a country to define the realisation of its goals towards National Security, a robust Defence Policy addressing both effectiveness and accountability is essential for the acceptability of security apparatus in the country and the protection of its people and interests said the Defence Secretary General Kamal Gunaratne today (June 2).
The newlu appointed Commander of the Sri Lanka Army Lt. Gen. Vikum Liyanage paid a courtesy call on the Defence Secretary Gen. Kamal Gunaratne at the Defence Headquarters Complex, Sri Jayewardenepura, Kotte today (June 02).
Chief of Defence Staff General Shavendra Silva presented a special Coffee Table Book titled ‘Storm of Warriors’ to the Defence Secretary General Kamal Gunaratne at the Defence Headquarters Complex, Sri Jayewardenepura, Kotte, a short while ago (Jun 02).
Lieutenant General H.L.V.M Liyanage assumed duties as the 24th Army Commander a short while ago (June 1) during a formal ceremony held at the Army Headquarters.
The National Building Research Organization (NBRO) has issued landslide early warnings to Colombo, Galle, Kalutara, Kandy, Kegalle, Matara, Nuwara Eliya and Rathnapura Districts which is valid until 4.30 p.m. today (June 01).
With the rains showing no signs of slowing down Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) has deployed a number of relief teams to assist people affected by floods.
Major General Vikum Liyanage has been appointed as the 24th Commander of the Sri Lanka Army by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.
Acting Chief of Defence Staff General Shavendra Silva will assume duties as the new Chief of Defence Staff with effect from tomorrow (June 01).
Prevailing rainy weather is likely to continue for the next several days according to the weather bulletin issued by the Met Dept today May 31).
The launching ceremony of the ‘Golden Paradise Visa Scheme’, a long term visa programme for foreign investors to invest, live and study in Sri Lanka, was held under the aegis of Central Bank Governor Dr. Nandalal Weerasinghe and Defence Secretary General Kamal Gunaratne at the Department of Immigration and Emigration, Battaramulla today (May 30).
Female soldiers of the Sri Lanka Army extended immense services to the country during the war against terrorism while making immense sacrifices.
Today, the May 29, the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, I would like to commemorate and pay tribute to all the UN peacekeepers including the 11 Sri Lankans those who have lost their lives in the cause of peace.
Sri Lanka Army’s Staff Sergeant Yupun Abeykoon set a new South Asian Record finishing the 100m open event in German Open Athletic Championship in 10.06 seconds on Thursday (26)