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Army built another house to a needy family in Mulankavil

Sri Lanka Army troops constructed a new house for another needy family in Mulankavil, Vellankulam and vested it in the family of Mrs Muththu Kumar Yaseeda recently.


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Mullaitivu troops donate blood to Kilinochchi patients

Sri Lanka Army (SLA) troops serving in Mullaitivu conducted a blood donation campaign recently at the Kilinochchi Military Hospital.


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Army commences project to rear ornamental fish

Giving a fillip to the Government’s fresh water fish industry, Sri Lanka Army has ventured into rearing ‘Thilapiya’ fingerlings and ornamental fish at the Kandakadu Army farm, Army media reports.


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Navy opens Surfing Club in Panama

The Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) has established a new Surfing Club in Panama recently.


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Nine Army Judo players represent World Military Judo Championship in France

The Sri Lanka Army’s Judo Committee has fielded 9 Army Judo players to represent the World Military Judo Championship - 2021 held in Paris in France from 28 October to 4 November.


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Army-processed carbonic fertilizer handed over to 'Lak Pohora'

Sri Lanka Army-produced 86,961 kilos of carbonic fertilizer for this year's Maha season was handed over to the Ceylon Fertilizer Company Limited yesterday (Oct 26).


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Army-built house vested in a needy family at Pottuvil

Sri Lanka Army (SLA) troops under the Security Force Headquarters - East expanding its house construction project for needy civilians built one more new house and vested it in the family at Pottuvil recently.


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SLAF Judokas to leave country for World Military Games

Ten Judoka’s selected from the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) and Sergeant Nuwan Attanayake who is an International Judo Referee is scheduled to leave the island on Oct 27 for the 40th World Military Judo Championship which is scheduled to be held in Paris, France.


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SLNS ‘Samudura’ takes part in naval exercise with HMS ‘Kent’

Her Majesty's Ship (HMS) ‘Kent’ - a Type 23 Frigate serves in the Royal Navy which arrived in the Port of Colombo for replenishment was engaged in a Passage Exercise (PASSEX) with the Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) off Colombo and departed yesterday (Oct 24).


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Indian Navy Ships to commence bilateral naval exercise with SLN

Training ships of the 01st  Training Squadron of the Indian Navy arrived in Sri Lanka for a bilateral naval exercise yesterday (Oct 24).


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Sri Lanka Air Force Commences Production of Organic Fertilizer

The “Vistas of Prosperity and Splendor” National Policy Framework put forward by the President affirms that, in order to produce a healthy and productive citizenry, the government must ensure the right of the people to access a non-toxic and balanced diet.


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Army troops clean beach areas from Wadiduwag to Kokilai


The Sri Lanka Army troops recently engaged in cleaning the coastal belt from Wadiduwag to Kokilai with a view to create a clean and safe beach environment.


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Army built four new houses in Mullaitivu vested in

Army built four new houses in Mullaitivu  vested in


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Coast Guard DG exchanges views on training with an Australian delegation

A delegation of the Australian High Commission in Sri Lanka led by First Secretary Inspector Brett Zehnder, Australian Border Force (ABF) along with ABF Coordinator Shashika Perera met the Director General of Sri Lanka Coast Guard (SLCG) Rear Admiral Anura Ekanayake recently.


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Army troops plant ‘Kumbuk’ in the East

Sri Lanka Army’s East-based troops recently planted 1,600 'Kumbuk' saplings inside the Security Forces – East Headquarters compound as an alternative solution to improve water retention ability.


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Another needy family in Udupiddy gets Army-built house

A new house built by the Sri Lanka Army troops of the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna with its technical, engineering and manpower support was vested in another under privileged family in Imayanan, Udupiddy.


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Navy plants 5,000 mangroves in Jaffna lagoons

A programme to plant 5,000 mangrove plants in the Jaffna peninsula by the Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) saw its successful culmination in the Ponnale lagoon recently (Oct 17).
 


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Army-built new houses vested in needy families

Sri Lanka Army extending its community welfare projects constructed two more houses with the support of philanthropists and were recently vested in needy families.


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SLAF-manufactured HHOTs donated to Government Hospitals

The Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) recently handed over Heated Humidified Oxygen Therapy Units (HHOT) to government hospitals in Ampara, Badulla, Kalutara and Polgasowita to use in the treatment of COVID-19 patients on the instructions of the SLAF Commander Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana.


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‘Mitra Shakthi’ Boosts Strength & Friendship, Says Indian Army Chief Witnessing Final Mock Attack at Maduru Oya

The final mock demonstration of the largest-ever joint Exercise ‘Mitra Shakthi VIII’ that ushers in revitalized bonds of friendly goodwill and strong cooperation between the Sri Lanka Army and the Indian Army got underway this morning (15) in the presence of General Manoj Mukund Naravane, Chief of the Army Staff of the Indian Army as the Chief Guest and his host,


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Indian Army Chief Gifts Simulators to Army Service Corps School at Anuradhapura

The Army Service Corps School at Tisawewa, Anuradhapura on Thursday (14) afternoon rolled out a red carpet to welcome the visiting Indian Army’s Chief of the Army Staff General Manoj Mukund Naravane, together with his host General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army.


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Army troops donate blood to Vavuniya Hospital

Sri Lanka Army troops under the Security Force Headquarters-Wanni organized a blood donation campaign recently in order to donate blood to the blood bank at Vavuniya General Hospital.


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Indian Army Chief arrives in Colombo

Chief of the Army Staff of the Indian Army General Manoj Mukund Naravane arrived in the country making a five-day goodwill visit today (Oct 12).


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Gatambe Sri Rajopawanaramaya to receive Sandahiru Stupa Sacred Pinnacle on Tuesday

The ‘Sacred Pinnacle’ and the ‘Crest-Gem’ of Sandahiru Stupa will arrive at Gatambe Sri Rajopawanaramaya tomorrow (Oct 12).


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Army promotes 567 Officers and 10368 Other Ranks on Army Day

Sri Lanka Army (SLA) promoted duly qualified 567 Officers and 10368 Other Ranks to the next respective ranks with the approval of HE the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces on the recommendation of the Defence Ministry and Gen. Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Army Commander, marking the 72nd Anniversary today (10 October).