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Jaffna students received push bicycles through Army initiatives

Sri Lanka Army (SLA) distributed 22 push bicycles among low-income group of schooling children and a stock of 50 dry ration packs to needy families in the Jaffna peninsula recently at the Cultural Centre, Chavakachcheri following sponsorship, extended by Mr Rajikaran Shanmugarathnam, a Canada-based philanthropist.


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SLAF commemorates war heroes

Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) organized ‘Fallen War Heroes Commemoration Ceremony 2022’ recently under the patronage of the SLAF Commander Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana at the SLAF War Heroes Monument at Trade Training School Ekala.


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Army troops donate blood to Kilinochchi Hospital

Sri Lanka Army troops of 57 Division under the Security Force Headquarters –Mullaittivu donated blood to Kilinochchi Hospital in response to the urgent need for blood for patients.


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SLN clears debris clogged in Deduru Oya

Responding to a request of the Department of Irrigation in Puttalam, the Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) cleared debris clogged in Deduru Oya close to Anavilundawa area in Puttalam recently.


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Coast Guard receives IT equipment from Australian Border Force

Sri Lanka Coast Guard (SLCG) received a set of Information Technology Equipment which will be useful for future training and development programmes in the Coast Guard.


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SLCG exercise on Oil Spill Response at KKS Harbour

The ‘Oil Spill Response Training Workshop and Exercise’ undertaken by the regional mobile training team of the Sri Lanka Coast Guard


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Army refurbished seven 25- pounder guns

Sri Lanka Army Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (SLEME) Regiment refurbished seven 25 pounder guns and formally handed over recently to the Sri Lanka Artillery (SLA) Regiment at Panagoda for use during their ceremonial duties.


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Mannar civilians receive relief dry ration packs

Relief dry ration packs donation programme coordinated by the Sri Lanka Army facilitated the distribution of dry ration packs to needy civilians in Madu and Vengala, Settikulam areas in the Mannar District recently.


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Using the ability to save a life

Sri Lanka Navy organized a series of blood donation campaigns covering all Naval Commands on June 16 following the directives of the Navy Commander Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne.

 


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SLAF inaugurates urban agriculture motivational programme

Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) inaugurated an Urban Agriculture Motivational Programme covering all SLAF establishments under the patronage of SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit Chairperson Charmini Pathirana on 16 June.


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RSA donates a house for the mother of a war hero

Ranaviru Seva Authority (RSA) recently donated a newly constructed house to a mother of a war hero who died while on active duty.


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The passenger bus caught in a bomb blast 16 year ago, today

Sixteen years ago today (June 15, 2006), 64 innocent Sri Lankan civilians were killed while more than 70 civilians were injured in a bomb blast. Two concealed claymore mines targeting a state-run bus killed these innocent civilians that included 15 children.


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Indian Defence Advisor Met SL Defence Secretary

Indian Defence Adviser in Sri Lanka Capt. Vikas Sood met the Defence Secretary General Kamal Gunaratne at the Ministry on June 09, 2022.


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SL Army shines at the National Age Group Swimming Championship

Sri Lanka Army (SLA) swimmers competing at the 46th National Age Group Swimming Championship - 2022 have secured a haul of medals while one swimmer set a new national record.


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Army Boxer Wins Silver in Netherlands

Sri Lanka Army boxer Staff Sergeant M.V.I.R.S Bandara won a Silver medal at the ‘Eindhoven Box Cup - Netherlands 2022’ Boxing Championship, held in the Netherlands from 3 June to 6 June.


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Sri Lanka's Tri Forces participate at the Queen's Platinum Jubilee pageant

At the invitation of the Government of the United Kingdom, a contingent of Sri Lanka’s Tri Forces participated at the Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee pageant held on Sunday, 05 June 2022.


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Pakistan NDU delegation calls on Defence Secretary

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).


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Defence Secretary reviews disaster preparedness of DMC

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).


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National War Heroes commemoration ceremony held
under the patronage of the President

The 13th National War Heroes Commemoration Ceremony was held in a low profile at the National War Hero Cenotaph in Sri Jayawardenepura, Kotte under the auspices of Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces His Excellency the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa this morning (May 19).


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Military personnel donate blood for the needy patients

Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) and Sri Lanka Army troops (SLA) have organized a series of blood donation campaigns as part of their community service projects.


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SL Army troops to build new house for a widow in Jaffna

Foundation stone was laid to a new house for a widow in Jaffna recently. According Sri Lanka Army media, the 55 Division of the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J), as a part of SL Army’s social service initiatives has taken measures to build a new house to a widow and her family at Uduththurei in Jaffna.


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Army gifted CIMIC Park to Jaffna civilians

Sri Lanka Army (SLA) gifted a Civil-Military Cooperation (CIMIC) Park in Kopay area for Sports, Recreation and Education Support to Jaffna civilians, during a ceremony graced by Chief of Defence Staff and Army Commander Gen. Shavendra Silva yesterday (May 8).


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National War Heroes Commemoration Month declared

The National War Heroes Flag was pinned on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the President’s House yesterday (6), declaring the official start of the War Heroes Commemoration Month.


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Navy’s Logistics Conference 2022 held

Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) held its Logistics Conference 2022 at the Admiral Wasantha Karannagoda Auditorium in Trincomalee last Saturday (Apr 23).


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Defence Cooperation Officials at United States Embassy Visit SLAF Headquarters

A special conference between SLAF and US officials held at SLAF Headquarters yesterday (20 April 2022). The SLAF delegation was led by Air Vice Marshal MD Rathnayake, Deputy Chief of Staff of SLAF and United States delegation was led by Lieutenant Commander Sean Jin, Chief of Office of Defence Cooperation at the US Embassy Sri Lanka and Maldives.