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  • Jaffna Soldiers Brush Up English Skills

    19th February 2019 09:17:51 Hours

    Jaffna Soldiers Brush Up English Skills

    A three-month long course to improve English Language skills among soldiers serving the Jaffna peninsula got underway at the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) auditorium during 10 Dec - 18 Feb 2019. 36 soldiers from various Regiments and Jaffna-based formations were benefited..

  • KDU Deputy Vice Chancellor Attends Athletic Meet as Chief Guest

    19th February 2019 08:17:51 Hours

    KDU Deputy Vice Chancellor Attends Athletic Meet as Chief Guest

    Major General Indunil Ranasinghe, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Defence and Administration) of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) was the Chief Guest for the Inter-House Athletic Meet at St. Mary’s Convent Matara on Friday (8). He was received by the Principal, Rev Mother...

  • Jaffna Students Given Push Bicycles Free

    18th February 2019 18:20:13 Hours

    Jaffna Students Given Push Bicycles Free

    Canada Branch of the Nadeshwara College Old Boys Association (OBA) in a gesture of goodwill and understanding towards humanitarian projects, being carried out by the Security Forces in Jaffna sponsored the provision of 12 more push bicycles to deserving students at Kankasanthurai Nadeshwara...

  • 14 CBRN Regiment of SLE Stages Demonstration for WHO Course Attendees

    18th February 2019 17:57:43 Hours

    14 CBRN Regiment of SLE Stages Demonstration for WHO Course Attendees

    Officials and trainees of the WHO Sri Lanka, Ministry of Health, Nutrition & Indigenous Medicine, Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Regulatory Council, National Authority for Chemical Weapons Convention, Disaster Management Centre, Sri Lanka Air Force, Sri Lanka Navy...

  • Foreign Journalists Learn Army Reconciliation Efforts in Jaffna

    18th February 2019 17:45:03 Hours

    Foreign Journalists Learn Army Reconciliation Efforts in Jaffna

    Mr Wisam Al Ramah, a journalist in 'Alaan TV' in Dubai, together with three other journalists during a tour in the Jaffna peninsula visited the Security Force Headquarters -Jaffna on Friday (15) with the objective of learning about notions of reconciliation and ongoing other projects.

  • 150 Families & 100 Students Get Incentives for Livelihood & Education

    18th February 2019 17:35:03 Hours

    150 Families & 100 Students Get Incentives for Livelihood & Education

    150 low-income group families and 100 poor students in Tikkan, Puddur, Ammandanaweli, Kandaladi and Omadiyamau in the general area, close to the Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E) in Welikanda were among the beneficiaries of a donation programme, organized by 233 Brigade troops...

  • Hunt for Potential Motor Racing Riders & Drivers at SFHQ-Levels Begins

    17th February 2019 18:37:03 Hours

    Hunt for Potential Motor Racing Riders & Drivers at SFHQ-Levels Begins

    Sri Lanka Army Motor Sports Committee which has already produced a number of national and international level competitors in the field of motor racing initiated a workshop at the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) on Tuesday (12)...

  • Officer Cadets Come to VIR Regimental Headquarters

    17th February 2019 18:37:03 Hours

    Officer Cadets Come to VIR Regimental Headquarters

    Officer Cadets of the Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA) as part of their course training modules, made a visit to the Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR) Headquarters at Boyagane on Sunday (17) and received a comprehensive knowledge on the role and tasks of a Regimental Headquarter.

  • MIR Turns 12 Years Old: Anniversary Marked with Elaborate Arrangements

    17th February 2019 18:33:29 Hours

    MIR Turns 12 Years Old: Anniversary Marked with Elaborate Arrangements

    Multi religious observances at Kataragama Kiri Vehera, Kataragama Devalaya, Jaya Sri Maha Bodhiya, Sri Dalada Maligawa, Wahakotte Roman Catholic Church, Galewela Hindu Kovil and Puwakpitiya Mosque respectively, prior to the 12th anniversary day of the Mechanized Infantry Regiment (MIR) celebrated on Saturday (16)...

  • DGGS Meets Commander SF-West & Directors under DGGS Branch

    17th February 2019 18:26:56 Hours

    DGGS Meets Commander SF-West & Directors under DGGS Branch

    Major General Nisshyanka Ranawana, Director General General Staff (DGGS), together with Directors under command to the DGGS Branch on Friday (15) had a cordial discussion with Major General Sathyapriya Liyanage, Commander Security Forces - West (SF-West) and all Directors at the Sri Lanka Light Infantry Regimental Centre auditorium.