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  • SFHQ-J English Course Ends

    17th October 2018 13:53:09 Hours

    SFHQ-J English Course Ends

    A brief closing ceremony of the ‘English Language Development Course’ for Other Rankers of the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) saw all 41 attendees receive proficiency certificates on Wednesday (17).

  • Kilinochchi Troops Compete in Basketball & Badminton

    17th October 2018 13:50:09 Hours

    Kilinochchi Troops Compete in Basketball & Badminton

    13 basketball teams and 26 badminton teams of all formations under the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) vied for supremacy during a full day tournament held at the SFHQ-KLN premises on Wednesday (17).

  • Troops Given Seedlings of Economic Value

    17th October 2018 13:45:09 Hours

    Troops Given Seedlings of Economic Value

    A symbolic programme to encourage tri-service personnel for cultivation of plants of economic value got underway on Tuesday (16) at the Ministry of Defence under the auspices of Hon Ruwan Wijewardene, State Minister of Defence. The programme gave away about 200 tree saplings...

  • Vavuniya ICRC Head Pays Courtesy Call on Jaffna Commander

    17th October 2018 13:24:09 Hours

    Vavuniya ICRC Head Pays Courtesy Call on Jaffna Commander

    Head of International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) office in Vavuniya, Mr Marc Soupa during a visit to the Jaffna Peninsula met Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi, Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna on Tuesday (16). The visiting delegate briefed the Jaffna Commander on roles and responsibilities...

  • Former Combatants Serving CSD Learn IT

    16th October 2018 18:46:15 Hours

    Former Combatants Serving CSD Learn IT

    With the avowed intention of further educating former LTTE combatants, now serving in the Civil Security Department (CSD) as permanent employees after rehabilitation, the 57 Division Headquarters on the directions of Major General Niyshshanka Ranawana, Commander, Security Forces - Kilinochchi...

  • Troops Educated on Mental Health & Prevention of Suicide

    16th October 2018 16:00:00 Hours

    Troops Educated on Mental Health & Prevention of Suicide

    Intending to educate the 61 Division troops on the incidence of suicide and the importance of maintaining balanced mental health, a lecture session, organized on a proposal of Brigadier K.D.C.G.J Thilakarathna, General Officer Commanding (GOC), 61 Division with the support of Major General Kumudu Perera, Commander, Security Forces - Wanni (SF-W) got underway at the 61 Division Headquarters on Tuesday (16) in Vavuniya.

  • East Commander Helps Construction of New Pagoda

    16th October 2018 15:27:00 Hours

    East Commander Helps Construction of New Pagoda

    Major General Santhusitha Pananwala, Commander, Security Forces - East (SF-E) as the Chief Guest on Saturday (13) got the rare chance of enshrining sacred relics in the new pagoda (Stupa) under construction at the Welikanda Buddhist Centre in Welikanda, close to the Security Force Headquarters....

  • 2nd Computer Course in SFHQ Jaffna Begins

    16th October 2018 14:00:55 Hours

    2nd Computer Course in SFHQ Jaffna Begins

    Computer Course-No 2 of the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J), designed to enhance IT literacy of the troops began on Tuesday (16) at the SFHQ-J in Palali.

  • Gajaba Regiment Passes Its 35th Milestone Anniversary

    16th October 2018 13:39:55 Hours

    Gajaba Regiment Passes Its 35th Milestone Anniversary

    Gajaba Regiment (Ketarians) of the Army, one of the most distinguished infantry regiments which could boast a proud record of achievements commemorated its 35th Anniversary on Sunday (14) at its Regimental Headquarters in Saliyapura, Anuradhapura. Giving prominence to the memory of its....

  • Troops Bring Smiles to Helpless Civilian

    16th October 2018 13:03:10 Hours

    Troops Bring Smiles to Helpless Civilian

    6 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) troops of the 572 Brigade under the 57 Division of the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) considering the humanitarian aspect, put up a temporary house for a physically-handicapped man and his family in the general area of Thottadi.