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  • Achievements of SLAGSC Rugby Players and Champions Appreciated

    10th September 2018 16:05:26 Hours

    Achievements of SLAGSC Rugby Players and Champions Appreciated

    Sri Lanka Army General Service Corps (SLAGSC) Rugby players who championed in the Inter Regiment Rugby Championship in the past 7 years making history in the Army sphere of sports. These achievements were the outcome of commitment, sacrifice and sweat of all players and members of the......

  • Late Lieutenant General Denzil Kobbekaduwa Remembered in Kandy

    10th September 2018 15:22:28 Hours

    Late Lieutenant General Denzil Kobbekaduwa Remembered in Kandy

    The 26th commemorative ceremony of late Lieutenant General Denzil Kobbekaduwa took place recently in the Denzil Kobbekaduwa Park in Kandy also organized jointly by the Municipal Council and the 11 Division Headquarters of the Security Force Headquarters – Central (SFHQ-Cen).

  • 213 Troops Assist Construction of ‘Shrine Room’ in Divulwewa

    10th September 2018 15:08:27 Hours

    213 Troops Assist Construction of ‘Shrine Room’ in Divulwewa

    213 Brigade troops serving the 21 Division in Vavuniya within a period of five days, completed the construction of a Buddhist Shrine at Kiralagala Raja Maha Viharaya and vested it in the devotees on 26 August.

  • Differently Able War Heroes under Phase - 2 Take Off to ‘Dambadiva’ on Pilgrimage

    09th September 2018 21:58:47 Hours

    Differently Able War Heroes under Phase - 2 Take Off to ‘Dambadiva’ on Pilgrimage

    One more 15-member batch of battle-affected War Heroes of the Army, still under recuperation and rehabilitation at different Army wellness resorts under the Phase-2 of the Tour Programme, initiated earlier by the Commander of the Army, received their air tickets to go on pilgrimage to India...

  • Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment’s New Colonel of the Regiment Assumes Office

    09th September 2018 09:54:41 Hours

    Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment’s New Colonel of the Regiment Assumes Office

    Major General Kumudu Perera assumed office as the 10th Colonel of the Regiment of the Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) on Friday (7) during a formal military ceremony, held at Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment headquarters at Ambepussa.

  • Australian High Commissioner Pays Courtesy Call on Jaffna Commander

    07th September 2018 21:10:56 Hours

    Australian High Commissioner Pays Courtesy Call on Jaffna Commander

    The Australian High Commissioner in Sri Lanka, HE Mr Bryce Hutchesson paid a courtesy call on Major General Darshana Hettiarrachchi, Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna, on Friday (7) during a tour to the North. He was accompanied by the High Commission’s First Secretary Ms Krishni Gunasena and the senior program officer Mr R Sivasuthan.

  • SFHQ - Central Troops Assist Haputale ‘Cleaning Drive’

    07th September 2018 21:08:56 Hours

    SFHQ - Central Troops Assist Haputale ‘Cleaning Drive’

    In response to a request made by Mayor of Haputale at Municipal Council, Commander, Security Forces - Central (SF-Cen), Major General Rukmal Dias instructed 1 Officer and 20 Other Ranks of the Security Forces Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-Cen) to contribute to a mega Self-Help (Shramadana) campaign conducted in and around Haputale city, on Thursday (6).

  • Three Brigades in Mannar Launch Dengue Prevention Programmes

    07th September 2018 21:04:30 Hours

    Three Brigades in Mannar Launch Dengue Prevention Programmes

    On directions given by the Army Headquarters, troops of 541, 542 and 543 Brigades of the 54 Division in Mannar under the supervision of respective Brigade Commanders and Brigadier W. G. H. S Bandara, General Officer Commanding 54 Division separately participated in Dengue prevention programmes in selected schools in Mannar area.

  • Over 1000 Pooneryn Civilians Seek Medical Consultations from Mobile Clinic

    07th September 2018 11:47:46 Hours

    Over 1000 Pooneryn Civilians Seek Medical Consultations from Mobile Clinic

    A much-needed helping hand for improvement of health standards by way of conduct of a mobile Medical Clinic got underway for the benefit of civilians in Pooneryn area. Organized by the 66 Infantry Division, it was held at Pooneryn Central College on Sunday (2)...

  • 593 Brigade Takes Initiative to Renovate Pre-school at Chemmali GN Division in Mullaittivu District

    07th September 2018 11:47:40 Hours

    593 Brigade Takes Initiative to Renovate Pre-school at Chemmali GN Division in Mullaittivu District

    In another move of reconciliation and ethnic harmony, troops of the 593 Brigade under the 59 Division renovated a pre-school and its children's park and handed it over to the school authority on Tuesday (4) at Chemmali GN Division in Mullaittivu District. On the instructions of Major General Dushyantha...