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  • Gemunu Watch Secures Shooting Championship

    Gemunu Watch (GW) troops for the ninth consecutive time won the Championship in the Inter Regiment Field Shooting Tournament, held at Panagoda, Panaluwa firing range between Sept 10-16, 2011. Award of Championship Trophy and other Trophies to the winners took place on Sunday (18) at the Panagoda Indoor Stadium.
  • SFHQ-E Social Service projects

    Many welfare projects were conducted by the Security Force Headquarters-East (SFHQ-E) in different Division and Brigades under the SFHQ-E area. 23 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) troops of the 24 Division took necessary steps to ease off the inundation at Panama-Silmatha road which was under water.
  • SLLI Troops Offer Books to Students

    17 SRI LANKA LIGHT INFANTRY (SLLI) troops serving under 234 Brigade organized a donation of books to the students at Unnichchi Tamil Mixed School after troops found many students are from needy families. The parcels containing books, pens and pencils were distributed among 137 students a few days ago during a brief ceremony in the school premises. 

  • SVAB Ranaviru Fund Draws more Foreign Aid

    IN APPRECIATION of the projects initiated by Seva Vanitha Army Branch (SVAB) to enhance welfare measures for the Ranaviru families, a group of Sri Lankans living in Nairobi in Kenya donated Rs. 384,000/- to the SVAB Ranaviru fund.The cheque with this regard was handed over to the President SVAB Mrs. Anoma Fonseka by Mr. Laksiri Abeysekara, Director (Finance and Plan) International Finance and Research in Agro Forestry in Nairobi on 30th April. Mrs. Champika Wijesinghe, a former Vice President SVAB, coordinated the donation.

  • Parliamentary Delegation of Czech Republic Speaks to Jaffna Commander

    A visiting delegation of the Czech Republic during a tour to the Jaffna peninsula met Major General Mahinda Hathurusinghe, Commander Security Forces Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) on Wednesday (21).  Major General Hathurusinghe during the brief meeting with them explained the Army’s diverse roles in the post-war Jaffna and reconciliation efforts.
  • Deputy Chief of Staff Sees Indian Southern Command Off

    General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of India’s Southern Army Command Lieutenant General Ashok Singh and his delegation after their successful five-day long sojourn  in Sri Lanka left here for India on Saturday (22) afternoon. The delegation, headed by Lieutenant General Ashok Singh comprised Mrs Usha Singh, Spouse of.....
  • SVAB Takes Mobile Service to SLLI to Resolve Issues Related to Disable War Heroes

    The Seva Vanitha Army Branch (SVAB), intending to resolve issues pertaining to war-affected disable War Heroes, had its sixth ‘mobile service’ arrangement at Panagoda Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) Regimental Headquarters this Morning (27). Mrs. Manjulika Jayasuriya, President SVAB accompanied by some senior members of the SVAB attended the mobile service.

  • More Rehabilitated Ex-Combatants Go Home

    PARENTS, spouses and guardians of four hundred and twenty five ex-LTTE combatants assembled at the Veerasingham Hall in Jaffna on Tuesday (18.05.2010) to take their loved ones home after a lapse of many months when the Bureau of Commissioner General Rehabilitation (BCGR) released them on completion of government’s rehabilitation.....

  • Troops Learn About Traffic Control

    An awareness programme on traffic control for troops who are presently serving the Security Forces Headquarters – Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) was held on Sunday (15) at the SFHQ-KLN auditorium. Deputy Inspector General (Traffic) P.Perimpanayagum (Retd), Director of Motor Traffic Training Institute conducted the programme.