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  • New 551 Brigade Commander Assumes Office in Point Pedro

    03rd July 2018 12:05:02 Hours

    New 551 Brigade Commander Assumes Office in Point Pedro

    Colonel Asanga Perera assumed duties as the Officiating Brigade Commander of the 551 Brigade of the 55 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna at Point Pedro on Monday (2). A Guard Turnout, presented by 18(V) Sri Lanka Light Infantry....

  • ‘Bunker Kurutu Gee’ Exhibition Draws Large Crowds

    02nd July 2018 15:50:04 Hours

    ‘Bunker Kurutu Gee’ Exhibition Draws Large Crowds

    The mega exhibition of ‘Bunker Kurutu Gee’ (bunker graffiti), an attempt to showcase creative poetic skills of the soldiers who compiled them while they were serving in bunkers to fight against LTTE terrorists, drew the attention of a large gathering of....

  • Pakistan’s Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Chairman Visits Kandy

    02nd July 2018 14:01:21 Hours

    Pakistan’s Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Chairman Visits Kandy

    Pakistan’s Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, NI (M) currently in Sri Lanka on a four-day official visit, paid his respect to the sacred Sri Dalada Maligawa and visited a few places of tourist interest in Kandy on Friday (29).

  • Foundation Stone Laid for Stupa at Welikanda Buddhist Centre

    02nd July 2018 13:54:10 Hours

    Foundation Stone Laid for Stupa at Welikanda Buddhist Centre

    The Commander, Security Forces - East (SF-E), Major General Santhusitha Pananwala laid the foundation stone for construction of the new Stupa at the Buddhist Centre Welikanda, amidst chanting of ‘Seth Pirith’ by members of the Maha Sangha on Tuesday (26).

  • Wanni Troops Learn More on ‘Human Rights’

    02nd July 2018 13:45:19 Hours

    Wanni Troops Learn More on ‘Human Rights’

    An educative programme on ‘Human Rights’ was conducted on Monday (25) in the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) premises for troops of under-command formations. The lecture also touched on issues, related to fundamental.....

  • Army Body Builders Champion in Defence Services Games

    02nd July 2018 13:32:38 Hours

    Army Body Builders Champion in Defence Services Games

    The final rounds in Body Building, Weight Lifting and Power Lifting Tournament - 2017/2018 of the Defence Services Games (DSG) and the subsequent awarding of trophies to the winners took place at Sri Lanka Navy camp premises in Welisara...

  • New Bridge will Help ‘Paada Yathra’ Devotees to Cross to Yala

    01st July 2018 19:18:40 Hours

    New Bridge will Help ‘Paada Yathra’ Devotees to Cross to Yala

    122 Brigade troops of the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-Cen) and troops of the 6 Field Engineers in order to facilitate the passage of the ongoing foot pilgrimage, ‘Paada Yathra’ of devotees coming to the forthcoming Kataragama Esala festival....

  • Mega SFHQ-Mullaittivu Humanitarian Project Gives Away Multiple Life-Supporting Needs for Crop, Animal Husbandry & Schooling

    30th June 2018 22:12:21 Hours

    Mega SFHQ-Mullaittivu Humanitarian Project Gives Away Multiple Life-Supporting Needs for Crop, Animal Husbandry & Schooling

    In what could be considered as one of the mammoth and noble welfare projects, well-meant to upgrade the living standards of poverty- ridden people of Mullaittivu, the Security Force Headquarters – Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) in close coordination....

  • 58 Division Joins Hands with National Drug Prevention Campaign

    29th June 2018 19:29:17 Hours

    58 Division Joins Hands with National Drug Prevention Campaign

    One more round of the island-wide National Drug Prevention campaign got to a start in Galle through the coordination done by the 58 Division Headquarters of the Security Force Headquarters – West (SFHQ-West) on Thursday (28) at Galle District Secretariat in parallel with the national ongoing drug prevention week between 26 June and 2 July.

  • Reverse Osmosis Plants to Provide Drinking Water in Rare Mega Project

    29th June 2018 18:29:17 Hours

    Reverse Osmosis Plants to Provide Drinking Water in Rare Mega Project

    Solving one of the most vital requirements of the troops serving the Jaffna peninsula, 7 Water Treatment Plants, more commonly known as Reverse Osmosis (RO) plants were handed over to the troops in 7 military formations in the Jaffna peninsula during a ceremony, attended by.....