Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka Army to promote professional knowledge among ranks in new year
Thu, Jan 2, 2014, 01:04 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 01, Colombo: Sri Lanka Army in the new year will continue the restructuring process it started following the end of the war four years ago to produce a disciplined force with improved professional knowledge.

The Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake said the restructuring process is now underway in the organization after culmination of the humanitarian operations to promote professional knowledge with technological innovations among all ranks.

Delivering the traditional New Year message to the troops at the Army Headquarters in Colombo on Wednesday, the Army Commander said the infrastructure facilities at island-wide Army training institutes will be improved to create a professional army.

The commander noted that the Army has taken several measures launching a number of welfare projects for the best interests of all ranks in the past four years since the end of the war.

Paying tribute to the contribution of all ranks to the development of the country, Lieutenant General Ratnayake stressed the importance of maintaining the highest levels of discipline among all ranks and safeguarding the reputation of the Army at all times.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Extremist Sri Lankan Buddhist organization has no plans to topple the government
Sri Lanka's private sector retirement fund earned over Rs. 550 billion in last five years - Central Bank
Disciplinary inquiry against Sri Lanka's star cricket players over retirement remarks
Coastal line train services disrupted in Sri Lanka as protesting workers block trains
Sri Lanka has achieved a lot, Korean envoy tells President
US Ambassador celebrates Earth Day with Sri Lankan Girl Guides
Sri Lanka national coach resigns to take up appointment with ECB
Sri Lanka takes measures to increase forest cover
Sri Lanka police ban passenger transport on hand tractor trailers
Sri Lanka maintains policy rates, current monetary policy appropriate

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.