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12th February 2016

Volunteer Force Pays Tribute to Children of War Heroes in Record Distribution of Educational Grants

Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force (SLAVF) which boasts an unblemished and proud history of 134 years with its 100 Battalions, scattered across the island, recalled the memories of.....


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  • European Parliament Delegates Meet Jaffna Commander

    Two delegates of the European Parliament during a tour to the Jaffna peninsula called at the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) and had a brief exchange of views with the.....

    11th February 2016 16:34:04 Hours
  • 583 Brigade Troops Facilitate Provision of Spectacles to Civilians in Kuruwita

    As part of their Civil-Military Coordination, 583 Brigade troops of the 58 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ-West) on Wednesday (10) launched a mobile eye clinic for.....

    11th February 2016 16:39:30 Hours
  • Army Medalists in SAG Begin to Return Home

    Sri Lanka Army sportsmen and women who made their organization proud by winning medals in the ongoing 12th South Asian Games (SAG) in India arrived in Sri Lanka on Tuesday (9) upon completion........

    10th February 2016 16:55:43 Hours
  • Package Tours to Malaysia Now Available at Concessionary Rates

    Sri Lanka Army’s Directorate of Movement-managed Air Travel Services (Pvt) Ltd, introducing a new package tour to Malaysia, invites Army personnel and members of their families to make use of....

    9th February 2016 18:16:44 Hours
  • Commander Stimulates Army Athlete Offering Expenses for His Participation in ‘Asian Games’

    Lance Corporal B. Nalinda Kumara of 26 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) who made the Army proud at national level in several previous wrestling events, has now been qualified by Sri Lanka.....

    8th February 2016 16:56:06 Hours
  • Army Athletes in 12th SAG Make Impressive Records

    Sri Lanka Army sportsmen and women, participating in the ongoing 12th South Asian Games (SAG) in India has by Sunday (7) afternoon, made their organization proud by winning a few Silver and Bronze....

    7th February 2016 14:00:31 Hours
  • Chinese Government Donates Medical Equipment to ‘Ranaviru Sevana’

    Subsequent to an initiative taken by the Embassy of People’s Republic of China, the Chinese government, showing its goodwill and concern towards the enhancement of therapeutic requirements.....

    9th February 2016 22:31:48 Hours
  • Glittering National Flags & Military Parades Salute President & Nation During 68th Independence Day Ceremonies

    Sri Lanka on Thursday (Feb 4) commemorated her 68th National Independence Day in a simple, yet dignified ceremony at the Galle Face Green, heralding a new era of peace, harmony, reconciliation....

    4th February 2016 14:29:35 Hours
  • President Urges All to Help Resolve Issues Left Behind by Imperialists & Usher a New Era of Peace & Reconciliation

    President Maithripala Sirisena in his National Day address to the Nation at the 68th National Independence Day ceremony this morning (4) underlined the need to firmly resolve the legacy of problems...

    4th February 2016 15:01:42 Hours
  • Jaffna Marks Independence Day with Community-Oriented Projects

    Giving prominence to a series of community-oriented service projects, the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) on Thursday (Feb 4) joined hands together with the people in the peninsula to ma

    5th February 2016 17:05:05 Hours
  • Final Touches Get Underway for Independence Day Parade

    Final preparations and rehearsals in connection with the conduct of the military parade in the 68th National Independence Day (February 4) got underway for the second consecutive day Tuesday (2) .....

    4th February 2016 16:01:31 Hours
  • Major General Senanayake, New Jaffna Commander Assumes Office

    Major General N.U.M.M.W Senanayake, the newly appointed, Commander, Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) on Thursday (28) assumed office amid blessings of major faiths and members ......

    29th January 2016 15:46:36 Hours
  • Hqrs West Goes with Solar Power

    Troops of the Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ - West) launched a solar power project at the Army Cantonment, Panagoda under instructions of Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe.....

    1st February 2016 13:06:35 Hours
  • Foreign Buddhist Monks Provided Facilities

    The Non-Commissioned Officers Training School (NCOTS) at Kalaoya, Saliyawewa on the instructions of the Commander of the Army respectfully facilitated the overnight stay for 20 foreign.....

    28th January 2016 13:01:36 Hours
  • Army Joins Hands with ‘Physical Fitness Week’

    To be in line with the ongoing ‘Sports and Physical Health Promotion Week’, launched on a concept of HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, aimed at control of Non-Communicable Diseases.....

    28th January 2016 08:34:07 Hours
  • President Speaks Out & Scotches Rumours Spreading Against National Security & Armed Forces

    President Maithripala Sirisena during his convincing and elaborate address to the launching ceremony of the ‘Virusara’ Privilege Card at Temple Trees this evening (25) emphatically told the gathering

    25th January 2016 22:10:27 Hours
  • ‘Virusara’ Privilege Card Launched in Grand Ceremony at Temple Trees

    The ‘Virusara’ Privilege Card that provides multifaceted service benefits to families of fallen War Heroes and disable War Heroes was launched Monday (25) afternoon during a colourful ceremony......

    28th January 2016 08:32:38 Hours
  • Soldier’s Bravery Saves Woman’s Life

    Two soldiers belonging to 16 (Volunteer) Sri Lanka Light Infantry Regiment (SLLI) serving under the 571 Brigade of the 57 Division in the Security Forces Headquarters, Kilinochchi (SFHQ – KLN)......

    25th January 2016 14:30:43 Hours
  • President Launches ‘Virusara’ Privilege Card Project

    Launch of the ‘Virusara’ privilege card and award of 100 scholarships, each worth Rs 50,000/= to war-affected children of North & East and War Hero families take place on Monday (25) at 3.00 p.m.....

    24th January 2016 20:49:40 Hours
  • President Opens Young Constructors’ Social Responsibility Project, First-Ever Hydrotherapy Pool at MSM

    HE the President Maithripala Sirisena reassuring his commitment to the national security, sovereignty and protection of the unitary character of the country more than ever before, pooh-poohed.........

    23rd January 2016 19:29:22 Hours

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  • New SFHQ-East Commander Makes Formal Visits

    The newly-appointed, Major General Udayantha Wijerathne, Commander, Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E) paid his first formal visits to the military installations, in Ampara District.....

    11th February 2016 17:42:41 Hours
  • 613 Brigade Celebrates its 5th Anniversary

    The 613 Brigade of the Security Force Headquarters-Wanni (SFHQ-W) celebrated its 5th anniversary on Saturday (6) with a series of programmes, including special religious observances.....

    11th February 2016 17:26:42 Hours
  • Kilinochchi & Mullaittivu Commanders Visit Their Formations

    Major General Amal Karunasekara, Commander, Security Force Headquarters – Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) made a formal visit to SFHQ-KLN under command battalions in the 57 Division during 5 – 9 February.

    11th February 2016 17:16:20 Hours
  • SFHQ – West Troops Conduct Dengue Prevention Campaign

    Troops of the Security Force Headquarters – West (SFHQ –West) contributed to the ongoing national Dengue prevention campaign during 11 – 13 February instructions of the Ministry of Defence.....

    11th February 2016 15:11:39 Hours
  • General Service Corps Troops Build Their Own Facilities

    Own troops-constructed new Vehicle Service Station, Other Ranks’ Restroom, TV Hall and a utility facility at the Regimental Headquarters of the Sri Lanka Army General Service Corps (RHQ-SLAGSC).....

    10th February 2016 18:20:04 Hours
  • Army Body Builders Carry Away 4 Golds in National Tournament

    Army body builders, competing in the Mr Hee Man National Body Builders Tournament at Weligama Town Council auditorium bagged 4 Gold medals, 1 Silver medal and 3 Bronze medals on Saturday (6).

    10th February 2016 12:32:26 Hours
  • Sri Lankan & Korean Battalions in Lebanon Perform Religious Observances

    Both Buddhist officers and other ranks in Lebanon-based Sri Lankan and Korean peacekeeping missions (United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon - UNIFL) recently conducted a prayer session for world peac

    9th February 2016 16:34:31 Hours
  • Private Campus-Organized Mobile Clinic Supported

    More than 930 patients in Puthukuyiruppu area received medical consultations and medicine during a mobile medical clinic conducted at Puthukudiyiruppu Central College on Saturday (6) with......

    8th February 2016 15:50:27 Hours
  • SLNG Troops in Social Projects

    Troops of the 22 Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG), attached to the 112 Brigade serving under the Security Force Headquarters – Central (SFHQ – C) carried out a Shramadana campaign to renovate..........

    8th February 2016 13:29:03 Hours
  • Al-Ameen Students Awarded School Accessories

    Selected 126 school students learning at Colombo 3, Al-Ameen Vidyalaya on Friday (5) received school books and accessories as incentives for learning, following a directive given by the Commander....

    5th February 2016 18:46:04 Hours
  • Kilinochchi Home for People with Special Needs Offered Lunch on Independence Day

    Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) on account of the 68th Independence Day anniversary offered lunch to the inmates at Karunanilayam Women’s and Children’s Home in Kilinochchi....

    5th February 2016 12:00:13 Hours
  • Rowing Championships Go to Military Police & KDU Women's Teams

    The Sri Lanka Army Corps of Military Police (SLACMP) Rowing Team and Kotalawala Defence University Women’s Rowing Team won the Men and Women's champion trophies respectively at the Inter Regiment ....

    6th February 2016 08:48:52 Hours
  • Fire-Fighting Demonstration Educates Kosgama Establishments

    In order to refresh procedures, related to emergency fire-fighting, a group of fire-fighters of the Logistic Command Headquarters recently held a fire-fighting demonstration at the Headquarters ......

    5th February 2016 11:42:52 Hours
  • SFHQ-W Troops Help Launch Donation Programmes

    Troops of the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ - W) distributed school accessories and dry ration packs during brief ceremonies, held recently at Weherathanna and Nandimithragama villages ..

    5th February 2016 11:21:29 Hours
  • 56 and 62 Divisions Organized Dental Clinic Held for Three Days

    Troops of 56 and 62 Divisions serving under the Security Force Headquarters – Wanni (SFHQ – W) organized a 3-day long mobile Dental Clinic for under-privileged people in Bogaswewa......

    3rd February 2016 23:26:38 Hours
  • SFHQ-KLN Conducts Awareness Project to Mark World Cancer Day & Leprosy Day

    Troops of the Security Force Headquarters-Kilinochchi (SFHQ- KLN) conducted a medical programme, together with Director of Health Services – Kilinochchi on Tuesday (2) to enlighten the public.........

    3rd February 2016 14:29:18 Hours
  • New Officers’ Mess in 68 Div Opened

    The newly-built Officers’ Mess in the 68 Division Headquarters serving under the Security Force Headquarters – Mullaittivu (SFHQ – MLT)...

    3rd February 2016 23:15:01 Hours
  • One More Round of SFHQ – MLT Presentations Held

    One more phase of the regular Training Day programmes was organized on Wednesday (03) at the Security Force Headquarters – Mullaittivu (SFHQ – MLT) on the instructions of.....

    3rd February 2016 23:35:57 Hours
  • Central, Mullaittivu, East & Wanni SFHQs Contribute to ‘Physical Fitness Promotion Week’

    To coincide with the national programme on Physical Health promotion, designed by the Ministry of Sports as envisioned by HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, the Security Force......

    1st February 2016 15:07:21 Hours
  • New Director General Infantry Assumes Duties

    Major General A.P. De Z. Wickramarathne, the new Director General Infantry (DG Inf) assumed duties on Friday (29) after a simple ceremony at the office of the Director General Infantry.

    3rd February 2016 11:48:02 Hours

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