WELIOYA: EIGHT INTERNALLY Displaced Persons (IDPs) from MULLAITHIVU areas reached the troops in PULMODDAI on Saturday (2) around 7.30 a.m. seeking protection against LTTE atrocities in un-cleared areas.
Lieutenant General S. H. S Kottegoda, Commander of the Army on Monday (2) morning visited the newly-established Institute of Peace Support Operations Training, Sri Lanka (IPSOTSL) at Kukuleganga where there is a training programme now under way on Non-Lethal Weapons (NOLES).
The fascinating second round of the ongoing Caltex Rugby Tournament culminated on Friday (30 July 2004) evening bringing victory to the Police Ruggerites against their Army counterparts at the Bambalapitiya Police grounds
The US Marine Corps Forces Pacific Commanding General, Lieutenant General Wallace C. Gregson, currently on a visit to Sri Lanka, paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shantha Kottegoda on Wednesday (04) morning.
The Sri Lanka Electricity Board (CEB), fulfilling a long - felt need of the Security Forces as well as the public using Muhamalai Entry/Exit point commenced an uninterrupted supply of electricity to this important checkpoint effective from 23 august 2004.
Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Shantha Kottegoda with a view to assessing most recent security developments in the peninsula and speaking to the troops paid a brief official visit to Jaffna on Thursday (18 August 2005).
A three storied building converted to an oasis of welfare services, thanks to the tireless efforts of the Army Seva Vanitha Unit (ASVU) headed by Mrs. Sonia Kottegoda, President ASVU was declared open Wednesday (17) morning by Mrs. Pearl Sandagiri, President Seva Vanitha Unit, Sri Lanka Navy.
Palaly Military hospital was sanctified on Full Moon Poya day by Major General S.D. Tennakoon, Commander Security Forces Headquarters, Jaffna when he gifted a Buddha statue to be placed inside the newly built shrine room at the hospital premises.