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  • Central Troops Control Fires

    11th March 2019 08:47:56 Hours

    Central Troops Control Fires

    A sudden fire erupted in Koslanda in the Huldumulla Divisional Secretariat area in Badulla District served by the Security Forces - Central during morning hours on Tuesday (12) rushed to control a wildfire on the directions of Major General Ruwan De Silva, Commander, Security Forces - Central.

  • Troops of 233 Brigade Clean Challathiv Beach Front

    11th March 2019 08:46:56 Hours

    Troops of 233 Brigade Clean Challathiv Beach Front

    Following guidelines given by Colonel R. Elvitigala, Commander 233 Brigade, troops of the 233 Brigade initiated a cleaning programme at Challathiv beach front on Monday (11). It was organized to educate the public on the importance of keeping the surroundings clean.

  • They Participate in Selection of Best Music Band & the Best Vocalist in Kilinochchi

    11th March 2019 08:45:56 Hours

    They Participate in Selection of Best Music Band & the Best Vocalist in Kilinochchi

    The finale of the Best Music Band and the Vocalist competition among the troops of the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi, organized by the 65 Division on a notion, proposed by the former Commander, Security Forces – Kilinochchi...

  • ‘Exercise - Master Logger’ Now on in East

    11th March 2019 08:43:14 Hours

    ‘Exercise - Master Logger’ Now on in East

    Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E) in partnership with the Army School of Logistics has now begun the ‘Exercise - Master Logger’ in order to enhance the knowledge and competence of both Officers and Other Ranks on administrative and logistic matters at all formations.

  • 233 Brigade Anniversary Marked Giving Blood & Other Ceremonies

    11th March 2019 08:42:14 Hours

    233 Brigade Anniversary Marked Giving Blood & Other Ceremonies

    125 Officers and Other Ranks of the 233 Brigade Headquarters and its under command battalions donated their blood on account of the 28th anniversary of the Brigade Headquarters at Vakarai under the SFHQ-East on Wednesday (27) as per guidelines given by the Commander, 233 Brigade, Colonel R Elvitigala.

  • 57 & 66 Div Troops Learn ‘Human Rights’

    11th March 2019 08:40:09 Hours

    57 & 66 Div Troops Learn ‘Human Rights’

    Troops of the 57 and 66 Divisions under the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) learnt more on ‘Human Rights’ at both Nelumpiyasa auditorium and the Battalion Training School at Arasapurakulam during 7 - 8 March with the objective of educating Army personnel on the subject.

  • Ambassador for the Kingdom of the Netherlands

    11th March 2019 08:37:09 Hours

    Ambassador for the Kingdom of the Netherlands

    H.E. Joanne Doornewaard, Ambassador for the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Sri Lanka, paid a courtesy call at the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) on Friday (8) and had an official meeting with the Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna, Major General Darshana Hettiarrachchi.

  • British, US & Australian Diplomats Call at SFHQ-J

    08th March 2019 16:38:42 Hours

    British, US & Australian Diplomats Call at SFHQ-J

    High Commissioner of the United Kingdom & Northern Ireland in Sri Lanka, H.E James Dauris, Ambassador of the United States of America in Sri Lanka, H.E Alaina B. Teplitz and Mr Sasho Ripilloski of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Officer during their visits to the Jaffna peninsula on Wednesday...

  • 16 Colonels Promoted to Brigadier Rank

    08th March 2019 15:24:20 Hours

    16 Colonels Promoted to Brigadier Rank

    HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces has promoted sixteen Senior Colonels of the Army to the rank of temporary Brigadier states a communiqué issued by the Military Secretariat on Friday (8) evening. Here follows the newly promoted Brigadiers...

  • Colombo Hindu College Students Receive Training on Etiquettes

    08th March 2019 12:24:20 Hours

    Colombo Hindu College Students Receive Training on Etiquettes

    Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake showing his goodwill towards the students at Colombo Hindu College, for whose ‘Peace & Harmony’ Big Match Walk was extended all the support, took one more step further and invited 43 students of the College to receive a basic training on mannerism,...