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  • 66 Division Launches Coconut Cultivation Programme

    11th September 2017 14:53:16 Hours

    Intending to propagate the cultivation of coconuts in the general areas of Pooneryn as well as to generate an income for needy people in the long run, a large stock of coconut seedlings were distributed on Thursday (7) among low-income groups in Pooneryn area on the directions of General Officer Commanding, 66 Division.

  • New 541 Brigade Commander Takes Office

    11th September 2017 14:52:33 Hours

    Colonel K.R.K.K.T Bandara took office as the 5th officiating Brigade Commander of the 541 Brigade Headquarters at Kalliaydi, Mannar under the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni last Monday (4). On arrival at the entrance of the 541 Brigade Headquarters, the newly-appointed Officiating Brigade Commander received a Guard Turnout.

  • Troops Support Dengue Prevention in Schools

    08th September 2017 19:08:22 Hours

    A series of prevention programmes against Dengue epidemic were conducted covering all schools in Kilinochchi area before the third school term began with more than 1000 of troops of the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) participating.

  • Army CSO Supervises Telecom Network in ‘Ex-Cormorant Strike’

    08th September 2017 13:53:57 Hours

    With the motive of assessing the functional aspect of the telecommunication network, related to the ‘Exercise Cormorant Strike VIII - 2017’, now underway in the Eastern Province, Major General Ajith Wijesinghe, Chief Signal Officer (CSO) ............

  • Negombo Rotary Club Offers Bicycles to Low-Income Students In Kilinochchi

    06th September 2017 16:20:05 Hours

    Troops of the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) in coordination with Negombo-Rotary Club led by Mr Freddy Cruise showed goodwill and generosity towards students living in Kilinochchi........

  • More Facilities Provided to Veherathenna & Bogaswewa Students & Residents

    05th September 2017 16:30:06 Hours

    A newly-constructed Shrine Room in Veherathannna Roshan Mahanama Primary School was vested in the school children and the public for veneration recently by the Chief Incumbent......

  • New 683 Brigade Commander Assumes Office

    05th September 2017 16:29:02 Hours

    Colonel D.P Jayasinghe assumed duties as the 7th Officiating Brigade Commander of the 683 Brigade Headquarters at Puthukkudiyirippu under the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu on Monday (28).

  • More Meditation Sessions Held at Kanduboda for Service Personnel

    04th September 2017 17:33:54 Hours

    One more phase of the ongoing mental wellness project that has been devised by the Directorate of Psychological Operations at the Army Headquarters to elevate spiritual standards as well as mental peace among hardworking tri-service Officers and Other Ranks, got underway at Kanduboda, Bawunseth Siyane International Vipassana Bhavana Centre on Thursday (31), August.

  • Army Initiative Gets New Toilet Complex to Students of Chavakachcheri School

    04th September 2017 17:32:54 Hours

    Troops of the 12 Gemunu Watch (GW) and 4 Vijayabahu Infantry Regiments (VIR) of the 523 Brigade under the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) provided much needed sanitary facilities to......

  • Army Gives Away Books to School Library

    04th September 2017 17:10:51 Hours

    With the motive of promoting reading habits and educational interest among children and youngsters in Mullaittivu area, the 591 Brigade Commander, Colonel W.S.B Nayakarathne at the request of the school authorities, donated a stock of reading books of......