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  • New US Defence Attaché Calls at SFHQ-KLN

    01st August 2017 17:56:56 Hours

    The newly-appointed Defence Attaché at the US Embassy in Sri Lanka, Lieutenant Colonel Douglas Hess during a tour to the North had a courtesy meeting with the Commander, Security Forces - Kilinochchi (SF-KLN) Major General Ajith Kariyakarawana....

  • Troops on Invitation Clean Up Mallavi Base Hospital Premises

    31st July 2017 16:36:46 Hours

    More than 500 Army personnel of the 65 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) at the request of Dr Kandaswamy Susinderan, Chief Medical Officer at Mallavi Base Hospital in Thunukkai area ............

  • Nochchiyagama Civilians Given Free Spectacles

    31st July 2017 16:35:45 Hours

    The Centre for Army Vocational Training (CAVT) at Saliyawewa, in its 6th phase of free distribution of spectacles for needy civilians, held another mobile eye clinic at Thalgaswewa Vidyalaya, Nochchiyagama on Thursday (27).

  • ‘Blissful Army Life’ Positive Thinking Programme Goes to Mullaittivu

    31st July 2017 16:35:39 Hours

    Another stage of the ongoing ‘Blissful Army Life’ programme which was initiated as a concept of the Commander of the Army in order to improve positive-thinking attitudes and mental health of soldiers and officers ..........

  • New Wanni Commander Takes Office

    31st July 2017 16:01:48 Hours

    Major General Kumudu Perera assumed office as the new Commander, Security Forces - Wanni (SF-W) on Friday (28) at the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) after a brief ceremony.

  • New Central Commander Assumes Office

    31st July 2017 15:47:09 Hours

    Major General Rukmal Dias assumed duties as the 8th Commander of the Security Forces – Central on Sunday (30) during a brief ceremony, held at the Security Force Headquarters – Central (SFHQ-C) in Diyatalawa.

  • Army Troops Support Another Joint Dengue Eradication Drive

    29th July 2017 11:37:00 Hours

    One more three-day long Dengue eradication programme, planned jointly by Ministry of Education and Ministry of Defence in parallel with the ongoing Presidential Task Force on Dengue control got to a start.......

  • New SLEME Colonel Commandant Assumes Office

    27th July 2017 15:28:00 Hours

    Brigadier Duminda Sirinaga, Colonel Commandant of the Sri Lanka Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (SLEME), amidst religious observances at SLEME Regimental Headquarters, Colombo.....

  • CTS-Produced 79 More Junior Instructors Pass Out

    27th July 2017 15:26:15 Hours

    79 male and female Junior Instructors who underwent the training courses at the Ampara Combat Training School (CTS) passed out on Thursday (27) after a formal parade at the CTS grounds, Ampara.

  • 542 Brigade Troops Donate Blood for Mannar Patients

    26th July 2017 16:26:26 Hours

    More than 136 Army personnel, attached to the 542 Brigade of the 54 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) serving Manthottam, Mannar, voluntarily offered their blood to the.........