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  • DG Infantry Inspects Infantry Training Schools

    20th September 2018 12:07:12 Hours

    DG Infantry Inspects Infantry Training Schools

    Intending to seek possibilities of enhancing the professional competence and effectiveness of Infantry Battalions of the Army, Director General Infantry, Major General Duminda Keppitiwalana during 16 - 17 September inspected Battalion Training Schools in Punani, Katukeliyawa and Thaulwewa.

  • Bangladesh NDC Team Arrives on Familiarization Tour

    19th September 2018 20:02:05 Hours

    Bangladesh NDC Team Arrives on Familiarization Tour

    A 23-member delegation from the Bangladesh National Defence College (NDC), arrived in Sri Lanka Sunday (16) morning on a familiarization tour as part of their training programme at the NDC. The delegation on Tuesday (18) evening called on the Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Army....

  • New SLSR Colonel of the Regiment Takes Office

    19th September 2018 19:48:28 Hours

    New SLSR Colonel of the Regiment Takes Office

    Major General Kumudu Perera, Commander, Security Forces - Wanni (SF-W), assumed office as the 10th Colonel of the Regiment of the Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) during a simple ceremony at the SLSR Headquarters on Friday (07). He succeeded Major General A.P de Z Wickremarathne who relinquished.....

  • Two More Beach Clean-up Projects Launched

    19th September 2018 19:48:23 Hours

    Two More Beach Clean-up Projects Launched

    Two more programmes, organized by members of the tri services to coincide with the National Coastal and Marine Resources Conservation Week got underway at Matara Marine Park and Kalutara Beach on Tuesday (18) separately following arrangements made by the 58 Division Headquarters.....

  • 20 More Receive Recognized NVQ Certificates

    19th September 2018 18:55:23 Hours

    20 More Receive Recognized NVQ Certificates

    Another batch of 20 potential Army retirees who received vocational training were awarded NVQ certificates of national and international standards during a ceremony at Vavuniya Vocational Training Centre on Friday (14). The enhanced project was implemented as a....

  • 54 Division 8th Anniversary Marked with Religious & Military Formalities

    19th September 2018 18:49:18 Hours

    54 Division 8th Anniversary Marked with Religious & Military Formalities

    Troops of the 54 Division in Mannar under the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) on account of its 8th anniversary held a number of commemorative programmes during 6 - 9 September.

  • Special Mass at Shrine of Our Lady of Madhu Invokes Blessings

    18th September 2018 19:08:48 Hours

    Special Mass at Shrine of Our Lady of Madhu Invokes Blessings

    A special Mass organized at the holy Our Lady of Madhu as a gesture of religious amity, co-existence and ethnic harmony Saturday (15) morning with the participation of Major General Kumudu Perera, Commander, Security Forces - Wanni, invoked blessings on the Army and the people of the country.

  • Kilinochchi Troops Donate Blood on Request of Hospital Authorities

    18th September 2018 18:51:58 Hours

    Kilinochchi Troops Donate Blood on Request of Hospital Authorities

    Responding positively to a request of the Provincial Blood Centre at Kilinochchi District Hospital, the General Officer Commanding, 57 Division, Major General Vijitha Ravipriya, made arrangements for conduct of a blood donation programme at Kilinochchi Hospital premises on Sunday (16) with close....

  • ‘Angampora’, Age-old Defence Techniques Introduced to Kilinochchi Troops

    18th September 2018 18:46:20 Hours

    ‘Angampora’, Age-old Defence Techniques Introduced to Kilinochchi Troops

    In order to promote and enhance age-old self-defence techniques, physical strength, endurance, courage and tolerance among the soldiers, Major General Niyshshanka Ranawana, Commander, Security Forces – Kilinochchi (SF-KLN) who....

  • 25 SLLI Troops Assist 'Dengue' Prevention Conducting Three Cleaning Projects

    18th September 2018 18:45:56 Hours

    25 SLLI Troops Assist 'Dengue' Prevention Conducting Three Cleaning Projects

    25 Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) troops of the 61 Division of the Security Forces Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) conducted 'Shramadana' campaigns in the Poovarasu Primary School compound, Poovarasankulam Government Hospital premises and inside the Children's Park on Sunday (16) in order to prevent spread of Dengue epidemic.