Sri Lanka Army won the overall championship for the fifth time at the ‘9th Defense Services Games - 2016’ (DSG), the annual joint platform for the three service sportsmen and women to show their athletic colors and talents in sports.
Rangana Herath, the veteran left-arm spinner, took 7 for 64 as Sri Lanka completed a dominant 163-run win over Australia in the third and final Test on Wednesday (August 17), knocking Steve Smith’s men off the top of the ICC Test rankings chart after a 3-0 clean sweep.
A Coffee Morning was hosted by the Chairperson of the SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs Samanthi Bulathsinghala for the wife of the visiting Chief of the Air Staff and the President Pakistan Air Force Women's Association (PAFWA), Mrs Talat Sohail at the Officers Mess, Colombo on August 8.
To coincide with the Milad Un Nabi festival the Ministry of Posts, Postal services, and Muslim Affairs has taken steps to renovate the mosques in the Nuwareliya and Badulla districts. Recently at aceremony presided by Minister M.H. Abdul Haleem monies were given to renovate the mosques.