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  • Distribution of Spectacles to Kilinochchi Civilians under First Phase Begins

    14th August 2017 18:47:25 Hours

    In another community-oriented project, launched by the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN), 40 more Kilinochchi civilians, suffering from sight impairments, ......

  • Pre-school Kids Enjoy During Visit to Palaly Airport & Naval Base

    14th August 2017 18:43:34 Hours

    Responding positively to a request made by Rev M. Pushpamala, Sister In Charge, ‘Child Jesus’ Pre-school at Karaveddy, Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) facilitated 48 pre-school kids to visit the Palaly airport .....

  • GOC 61 Division Assumes Office

    14th August 2017 18:42:39 Hours

    Major General Shantha Dissanayake, the new General Officer Commanding (GOC), 61 Division assumed duties on Thursday (10) during a simple ceremony at its office in the 61 Division Headquarters, Vavuniya. The newly-appointed GOC on arrival at the premises.....

  • Army Riders & Drivers Show Colours in ‘Gunner Supercross’

    14th August 2017 18:42:26 Hours

    The annual ‘Gunner Supercross - 2017’, organized by the Sri Lanka Artillery (SLA) for the 12th consecutive year, in combination with Sri Lanka Automobile Sports Drivers Association (SLASDA) at SLA tracks....

  • 683 Brigade Hqrs Marks Its Birthday

    14th August 2017 18:02:58 Hours

    683 Brigade Headquarters in Mullaittivu under the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) recently marked its 8th anniversary, giving priority to religious observances. A ‘Bodhi Pooja’ religious ceremony got underway at the temple inside the 683 Brigade premises.....

  • New Chief of Staff Honoured at His Regimental Headquarters

    10th August 2017 16:44:03 Hours

    Troops of the Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) of the Army in conforming with military traditions presented a Guard Turnout plus a Guard of Honour to their Colonel of the Regiment Major General Amal Karunasekara, the newly-appointed.....

  • New 68 Division GOC Assumes Office

    10th August 2017 16:43:30 Hours

    The newly-appointed General Officer Commanding (GOC), 68 Division, Major General H.R.N Fernando assumed duties at the 68 Division Headquarters in Mullaittivu on Wednesday (9). He is the 7th GOC in 68 Division Headquarters.....

  • US Defence Attache on Tour to East Meets Commander - East

    09th August 2017 14:51:25 Hours

    Lieutenant Colonel Douglas C. Hess, Defence Attaché at the US Embassy in Sri Lanka paid a courtesy visit to the Security Force Headquarters-East (SFHQ-E) and met Major General Nandana Senadeera, Commander, Security Forces - East (SF-E) on Wednesday (2).

  • Educative Programme Go to Wanni & Defence Service College

    09th August 2017 14:50:10 Hours

    Another phase of the ongoing ‘Blissful Army Life’ programme designed to improve positive-thinking attitudes and mental health of soldiers of the Army was held at the 4 Volunteer Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps under the Security Force Headquarters .....

  • 5th Annual South Asian Civil Affairs Seminar Begins

    08th August 2017 21:58:47 Hours

    The 5th annual Advanced South Asia’s Regional Civil Affairs Seminar - 2017, organized jointly by the Army Directorate of Psychological Operations and the US Embassy of Sri Lanka was inaugurated this morning (8) at Hotel Taj Samudra, Colombo.