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  • Troops of VTC Receive Training on ‘Spiritual Biodynamic Native Agriculture’

    07th September 2018 11:25:56 Hours

    Troops of VTC Receive Training on ‘Spiritual Biodynamic Native Agriculture’

    The certificate awarding ceremony for the troops serving in Aralaganwila Army farm who have successfully completed a 3 month training course on ‘Spiritual Biodynamic Native Agriculture’ was held at Vocational Training Centre lecture hall on Monday (3).

  • 62 Div Troops-Built Temple Structures Opened

    06th September 2018 09:35:29 Hours

    62 Div Troops-Built Temple Structures Opened

    62 Division troops under the SFHQ-Wanni at the request of Sri Bodhirukkharama Temple authorities in Aliyawanguwa erected a and a preaching hall in the premises and vested them in the devotees on August (26) during a ceremony. The construction was carried out under the supervision of Brigadier Sanjaya Wanigasinghe...

  • Troops of 22 Division Support Blood Donation in Trincomalee

    06th September 2018 09:35:00 Hours

    Troops of 22 Division Support Blood Donation in Trincomalee

    More than 76 Officers and Other Ranks of the 22 Division headquarters in Trincomalee, voluntarily donated their blood for the use of patients in all hospitals in the district during a blood donation programme, organized at the Lanka IOC Terminal China Bay on Wednesday (29) with the support of the troops of the 22 Division.

  • Central & Kilinochchi Troops Clean up School Compounds before Re-opening

    06th September 2018 09:13:13 Hours

    Central & Kilinochchi Troops Clean up School Compounds before Re-opening

    Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-Cen) on the instructions of its Commander Major General Rukmal Dias, Commander, Security Forces - Central, launched extensive cleaning programmes in the schools under its areas of responsibility during 1 - 2 September. The programmes were largely...

  • 613 Brigade Troops on Dengue Prevention Programme

    06th September 2018 09:05:21 Hours

    613 Brigade Troops on Dengue Prevention Programme

    Under the directions of the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 61 Division Brigadier K.D.C.J Thilakaratne and under the supervision of the Commander, 613 Brigade, troops conducted a Dengue prevention programme at the Thachchanamaradamadu Tamil Mixed School in the Madhu educational zone, Mannar before commencement of the third school term on Sunday (2) .

  • More Qualify in BSW & Anti Tank Missile Courses

    05th September 2018 10:35:35 Hours

    More Qualify in BSW & Anti Tank Missile Courses

    15 officers and 131 Other Rankers who completed the Battalion Support Weapon (BSW) Officers Course (No 7), BSW Senior Non Commission Officers (SNCO) Course (No 84) and Anti Tank Guided Missiles Courses (No 51 and 52) passed out on Monday (3) during a Passing Out Parade at Minneriya.

  • Kilinochchi Troops Refresh Knowledge on English & Its Usage

    05th September 2018 10:22:51 Hours

    Kilinochchi Troops Refresh Knowledge on English & Its Usage

    An initiative for enhancement of knowledge on English language and its usage was taken by the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) on the instructions of Major General Niyshshanka Ranawana, Commander, Security Forces - Kilinochchi (SF-KLN) a few months ago after the SFHQ-KLN.....

  • Troops Assist Control of Bushfire

    05th September 2018 10:15:07 Hours

    Troops Assist Control of Bushfire

    122 Brigade troops of the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-Cen) a few days ago doused a bushfire that erupted in the general area of Gonadeniya forest reserve in Weeraketiya in the Hambantota District. On the instructions of Major General Rukmal Dias, Commander, Security Forces - Central (SF-Cen), the Commanding...

  • 1 VIR Troops Devote Labour for School Project

    05th September 2018 10:10:31 Hours

    1 VIR Troops Devote Labour for School Project

    Troops of the 1 Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR) under command to the 52 Division and 521 Brigade of the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) extending their community projects renovated lavatories of Madihe Pannaseeha Vidyalaya, Puttur, during the school vacation and handed over to the school authorities on Monday (3).

  • New Director Overseas Operations Assumes Office

    03rd September 2018 18:58:40 Hours

    New Director Overseas Operations Assumes Office

    Brigadier A. L. P. S Tillekerathna, the new Director of the Directorate of Overseas Operations assumed duties on Tuesday (28) during a simple ceremony. He succeeds the first Director General at the newly-founded Directorate of Overseas Operations, Major General M. M. S Perera who is expected to retire from the service in the near future.