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  • 233 Brigade Anniversary Marked Giving Blood & Other Ceremonies

    11th March 2019 08:42:14 Hours

    233 Brigade Anniversary Marked Giving Blood & Other Ceremonies

    125 Officers and Other Ranks of the 233 Brigade Headquarters and its under command battalions donated their blood on account of the 28th anniversary of the Brigade Headquarters at Vakarai under the SFHQ-East on Wednesday (27) as per guidelines given by the Commander, 233 Brigade, Colonel R Elvitigala.

  • 57 & 66 Div Troops Learn ‘Human Rights’

    11th March 2019 08:40:09 Hours

    57 & 66 Div Troops Learn ‘Human Rights’

    Troops of the 57 and 66 Divisions under the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) learnt more on ‘Human Rights’ at both Nelumpiyasa auditorium and the Battalion Training School at Arasapurakulam during 7 - 8 March with the objective of educating Army personnel on the subject.

  • Ambassador for the Kingdom of the Netherlands

    11th March 2019 08:37:09 Hours

    Ambassador for the Kingdom of the Netherlands

    H.E. Joanne Doornewaard, Ambassador for the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Sri Lanka, paid a courtesy call at the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) on Friday (8) and had an official meeting with the Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna, Major General Darshana Hettiarrachchi.

  • British, US & Australian Diplomats Call at SFHQ-J

    08th March 2019 16:38:42 Hours

    British, US & Australian Diplomats Call at SFHQ-J

    High Commissioner of the United Kingdom & Northern Ireland in Sri Lanka, H.E James Dauris, Ambassador of the United States of America in Sri Lanka, H.E Alaina B. Teplitz and Mr Sasho Ripilloski of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Officer during their visits to the Jaffna peninsula on Wednesday...

  • 16 Colonels Promoted to Brigadier Rank

    08th March 2019 15:24:20 Hours

    16 Colonels Promoted to Brigadier Rank

    HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces has promoted sixteen Senior Colonels of the Army to the rank of temporary Brigadier states a communiqué issued by the Military Secretariat on Friday (8) evening. Here follows the newly promoted Brigadiers...

  • Colombo Hindu College Students Receive Training on Etiquettes

    08th March 2019 12:24:20 Hours

    Colombo Hindu College Students Receive Training on Etiquettes

    Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake showing his goodwill towards the students at Colombo Hindu College, for whose ‘Peace & Harmony’ Big Match Walk was extended all the support, took one more step further and invited 43 students of the College to receive a basic training on mannerism,...

  • Army Culinary Preparations Reviewed in Workshop

    08th March 2019 11:24:20 Hours

    Army Culinary Preparations Reviewed in Workshop

    More than 89 Officers and Other Rankers serving island-wide Army formations as culinary experts/chefs/cooks/sous chefs received an updated knowledge on preparation of meals to suit health standards during a special workshop held at the Colombo Army Hospital on Wednesday (27) in line with the mandate...

  • 57 Division Educates Civilians on Bee-Keeping

    07th March 2019 12:22:20 Hours

    57 Division Educates Civilians on Bee-Keeping

    In another community-oriented project, 57 Division Headquarters in close liaison with the ‘Bingu Sampath Surakimu Association’ and the Ministry of Defence took steps to educate civilians and Army personnel on ‘bee-keeping’ as a self-employment project during a workshop held on Monday (4) at Kilinochchi facility centre.

  • Chinese Ambassador & Governor Visit Jaffna SF Headquarters

    06th March 2019 23:16:54 Hours

    Chinese Ambassador & Governor Visit Jaffna SF Headquarters

    Chinese Ambassador for Sri Lanka HE Cheng Xueyuan and the newly-appointed Governor of the Northern Province, Dr. Suren Raghavan had separate courtesy calls on Major General Dharshana Hettiarrachchi, Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna early this week.

  • Army Kabaddi Players in Inter Club Championship Do Well

    06th March 2019 21:55:43 Hours

    Army Kabaddi Players in Inter Club Championship Do Well

    A close tussle in the Inter Club Beach Kabaddi Championship super league finals, held at Tangalle, Medella beach front during 27 - 28 February gave the Championship (male) to Army Kabaddi players.