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  • Officers Learn about ‘Transitional Justice’

    11th September 2018 13:59:54 Hours

    Officers Learn about ‘Transitional Justice’

    Arrangements made by the 57 Division Headquarters in Kilinochchi, following guidelines given by Major General Niyshshanka Ranawana, Commander, Security Forces - Kilinochchi (SF-KLN) enabled more than 100 Officers of 57, 65, 66 Divisions and the Forward Maintenance Area to learn more about ‘Transitional Justice & Its Global Impact’ on Saturday....

  • Troops Contribute to Mock Tsunami Drills

    11th September 2018 13:46:44 Hours

    Troops Contribute to Mock Tsunami Drills

    Military personnel and Policemen of Sri Lanka contributing their share to a mock Tsunami awareness programme, organized by the national Disaster Management Centre (DMC) took part in a drill along the coastal belt in Mullaittivu on the instructions of the Directorate of Operations and Major General Dushyantha Rajaguru, Commander, Security Forces - Mullaittivu (SF-MLT).

  • Newly-Promoted GOC Welcomed in Guard of Honour

    11th September 2018 11:41:34 Hours

    Newly-Promoted GOC Welcomed in Guard of Honour

    The newly-promoted Major General Prabath Dematanpitiya, General Officer Commanding 56 Division was accorded a military salute on Saturday (8) in accordance with military traditions at the 56 Division Headquarters in Vavuniya.

  • 61 Div’s Supply of Artificial Limbs to Civilians Continued

    10th September 2018 19:24:03 Hours

    61 Div’s Supply of Artificial Limbs to Civilians Continued

    As a continuation of the programme to help the handicapped in Wanni area, troops of the 61 Division launched the second phase for the preparation of artificial limbs for selected handicapped civilians of low-income groups in Madu, Echchankulam and Nanthikadal areas.

  • Army Personnel Assist National Tree Planting in Bandarawela

    10th September 2018 19:16:08 Hours

    Army Personnel Assist National Tree Planting in Bandarawela

    Planting Jack splings inside the Army Cantonment premises in Diyatalawa get underway on Friday (7) in Kahaththewela area in the Bandarawela Divisional Secretariat in parallel with the National Tree Planting Project. On the directions of the....

  • Drought-Hit Kilinochchi Civilians Provided Drinking Water

    10th September 2018 19:16:00 Hours

    Drought-Hit Kilinochchi Civilians Provided Drinking Water

    9 Vijayabahu Infantry (VIR) troops of the 571 Brigade of the 57 Division in Baratheepuram under the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) extending their hands of friendship to civilians when in trouble began a project to provide drinking water.....

  • Three More Senior Brigadiers Promoted to Next Rank

    10th September 2018 16:32:23 Hours

    Three More Senior Brigadiers Promoted to Next Rank

    HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces on the recommendations of the Ministry of Defence and the Commander of the Army, has promoted three more senior Brigadiers of the Army to the rank of temporary Major General, states a communiqué issued by....

  • MLT Troops Take the Lead in Cultivating Mango & Coconut Saplings

    10th September 2018 16:28:47 Hours

    MLT Troops Take the Lead in Cultivating Mango & Coconut Saplings

    All Brigades and Units under the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) giving a further fillip to the Army-initiated cultivation programmes, took steps to plant hundreds of mango and coconut saplings inside their compounds on the instructions.....

  • 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).