04th May 2022 15:01:02 Hours
A neatly-organized military ceremony at the Gemunu Watch (GW) Regimental Headquarters at Kuruwita, Ratnapura this morning (4) laid a red carpet welcome to the Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, General Shavendra Silva when he arrived there as the Chief Guest to receive the formal salute of the 4th contingent of 243 Army personnel, set to leave to serve in the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA).
27th April 2022 17:42:46 Hours
The first group of the 8th Army contingent of the Sri Lanka Army Medical Corps (SLAMC), bound for the United Nations Peace-Keeping Mission in South Sudan’s Level-2 Hospital (UNMISS) to serve the SRIMED Hospital left for South Sudan during early morning hours on Wednesday (29) amidst greetings of the Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, General Shavendra Silva who showed up at the airport despite his day's hectic schedules.
27th April 2022 17:38:22 Hours
The Medal Parade of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), the military ceremony that appreciates the exemplary dedication, made by any specific contingent, took place on 26th November 2021 at the UNIFIL Headquarters in Naqoura, Lebanon where the Sri Lankan contingent, was honoured awarding medals.
27th April 2022 17:07:09 Hours
The South Sudan-based SRIMED Level-2 Hospital, currently managed by the 7th Sri Lankan contingent came in for praise of the Hospital Evaluation Assessment of the Field HQ of the UN Mission in South Sudan during the evaluation review conducted by them.
27th April 2022 16:38:29 Hours
The US Embassy in Colombo, extending an impressive gesture of goodwill, donated Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) equipment to the Sri Lanka Army for the use of Combat Convoy Company (CCC) operations in the United Nations (UN) Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA).
27th April 2022 16:36:42 Hours
Sri Lankan Ambassador for Lebanon and Syria, Her Excellency, Mrs Shani Calyaneratne Karunarathne paid a courtesy visit to the office of Major General Stefano Del, Head of Mission and Force Commander of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) at the UNIFIL-HQ. Further, both delegates had cordial discussions on matters of mutual relevance during the session and mementos were exchanged between the senior officer and the Sri Lankan ambassador to mark the occasion.
27th February 2022 14:54:33 Hours
The second batch of 2 Officers and 48 Other Ranks, bound for UN Peacekeeping Mission in Lebanon as the Army’s 13th contingent of the Sri Lanka Force Protection Company (FPC) left for Lebanon on Sunday (27) amidst greetings and best wishes.
05th February 2022 10:07:48 Hours
The first batch of the Army's 13th Sri Lankan Force Protection Company (FPC) of 75 Army troops, bound for the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), inclusive of women soldiers of the Sri Lanka Army Women's Corps (SLAWC), amidst Greetings of Major General Vikum Liyanage, Chief of Staff, Officers, Other Ranks and relatives left for Lebanon this afternoon (5).
29th December 2021 15:10:48 Hours
The first group of the 8th Army contingent of the Sri Lanka Army Medical Corps (SLAMC) left to serve United Nations Peace-Keeping Mission in South Sudan’s Level-2 Hospital (UNMISS) today (Dec 29).
24th December 2021 15:15:30 Hours
The 8th contingent of the Sri Lanka Army Medical Corps (SLAMC), set to leave for United Nations Peace-Keeping Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) to serve the Level-2 SRIMED Hospital hours before their departure presented a ceremonial salute to General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army at the SLAMC Regimental Headquarters ground at Werahera this morning (24).