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  • More than 400 Troops Donate Blood to Mullaittivu Patients

    05th February 2018 10:45:19 Hours

    More than 400 troops from 59, 64 and 68 Divisions and the Forward Maintenance Area – Mullaittivu (FMA-MLT) under the Security Force Headquarters – Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) on account of the 70th Independence donated blood to the Mullaittivu Base hospital on the directions of.....

  • 57 Division GOC Relinquishes Duties

    02nd February 2018 23:43:11 Hours

    Major General Jagath Gunawardane, General Officer Commanding (GOC), 57 Division Headquarters under the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) after completing nearly one year of service, relinquished duties on Tuesday (30). To mark this occasion, several military formalities were organized by the Officers and Other Ranks in the 57 Division.

  • Army Initiates Golf Training Workshops for Kilinochchi Students

    02nd February 2018 23:42:17 Hours

    57 Division Headquarters on the directions of Major General Ajith Kariyakarawana, Commander, Security Forces - Kilinochchi (SF-KLN) recently conducted a Golf introductory workshop for students learning at Kilinochchi Central College with the support of the Sri Lanka Golf Union.

  • 24 Division Clinches Inter-Division Basketball Championship

    02nd February 2018 23:39:48 Hours

    24 Division basketball team became the champions of the Inter-Division Basketball Tournament of the Security Force Headquarters – East (SFHQ-E) beating their rival, 22 Division by 75 - 70 points as the finals drew to the closure at the SFHQ - East basketball courts, amidst a large gathering of sports lovers and supporters on Friday (2).

  • Lecture on 'Mental Well-being' Held at Kilinochchi

    02nd February 2018 23:38:06 Hours

    A programme, aimed at promoting job satisfaction and mental well-being of the soldiers serving the Security Force Headquarters – Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) got underway on Thursday (1) at Nelumpiyasa auditorium in Kilinochchi on a proposal, made by Major General Ajith Kariyakarawana, Commander, Security Forces - Kilinochchi (SF-KLN).

  • 59 Division New Entrance Opened

    02nd February 2018 23:30:02 Hours

    The newly-constructed main gate of the 59 Division Headquarters of the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) was opened by Major General Nishantha Wanniarachchi, General Officer Commanding, 59 Division on Friday (2).

  • ‘Arrya Foundation’ Supports GW's 'Udarai Oba' Project

    02nd February 2018 13:45:30 Hours

    The Regimental Centre, Gemunu Watch (GW) under its 'Udarai Oba' scheme joined hands with the ‘Arrya Foundation’ to receive support for one of its ‘Development of Mental, Moral and Health Values’ workshops and a donation programme that got underway at the Regimental Centre Auditorium in Kuruwita, Ratnapura on Saturday (27).

  • Security Forces - Cen & 11 Div Coordinates Foreign Army Chiefs Visits to Kandy

    02nd February 2018 13:42:59 Hours

    Major General Rukmal Dias, Commander, Security Forces – Central (SF-Cen) as the one in charge of Kandy area was on hand at the Kandy Dalada Maligawa premises recently when both Nepal's Chief of Army Staff General Rajendra Chhetri and Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa and their delegations arrived there to pay homage to the sacred Tooth Relic.

  • Panagoda Cantonment Gets New Waste Recycle Centre

    02nd February 2018 13:40:39 Hours

    Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development, extending its support for disposal of garbage collecting at the Panagoda Army Cantonment installed a waste-collection centre inside with possibilities for recycling garbage.

  • New SLE Colonel Commandant Takes Up the Reins of Office

    01st February 2018 17:55:48 Hours

    Major General Darshana Hettiarrachchi during a simple military ceremony, held at Panagoda Sri Lanka Engineers (SLE) Headquarters on Tuesday (30) took over office as the 13th Colonel Commandant of the SLE. He succeeds Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe. The new SLE Colonel Commandant on arrival at the premises was greeted to......