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  • Commander Security Forces - East Interacts with Religious Leaders & Government Officials During His Field Visits

    08th December 2018 20:32:56 Hours

    Commander Security Forces - East Interacts with Religious Leaders & Government Officials During His Field Visits

    Major General Aruna Jayasekera, the new Commander, Security Forces - East on Thursday (6) in order to be familiar with different social strata after his assumption of office called on several religious dignitaries of all major faiths and government authorities in the Batticaloa District during his maiden field visits to 231 and 233 Brigades.

  • Medirigiriya Students Given School Incentives

    07th December 2018 23:15:29 Hours

    Medirigiriya Students Given School Incentives

    Gift parcels including school accessories sponsored by (Rtd) Major Aruna Perera and his friends were distributed among school students at both Kumudupura Primary School and Bebiyawa Primary School in Medirigiriya under the coordination of the Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E) during...

  • 3 SLCMP Troops Give Blood to Mark Their 27th Anniversary

    07th December 2018 21:00:29 Hours

    3 SLCMP Troops Give Blood to Mark Their 27th Anniversary

    3 Sri Lanka Corps of Military Police (SLCMP) troops to coincide with their 27th Anniversary (March 22) conducted a blood donation campaign on Thursday (27) November at Anuradhapura camp. 117 troops donated their blood to this charity.

  • Central Troops with Others Rehearse Disaster Readiness Procedures

    07th December 2018 20:45:29 Hours

    Central Troops with Others Rehearse Disaster Readiness Procedures

    Over 115 troops of the Security Force Headquarters-Central in coordination with state officials, Police Officers, Divisional Secretariat employees, Disaster Management Centre Officials, Hospital staff and members of Non-Governmental Organizations on Tuesday (4) went to Hali-ela, Ella, Bandarawela, Haputale and Haldummulla areas...

  • Central Troops Launch Dengue Prevention Projects

    07th December 2018 20:30:29 Hours

    Central Troops Launch Dengue Prevention Projects

    Troops of 8 Gemunu Watch (GW) and 3 Sri Lanka National Guards (SLNG) of the 12 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-Cen) carried out the Dengue prevention campaigns on the directions of Major General Ruwan De Silva and under the guidance of the General Officer Commanding 12 Division.

  • Canadian High Commissioner Calls on Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna

    07th December 2018 20:15:29 Hours

    Canadian High Commissioner Calls on Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna

    High Commissioner of Canada in Sri Lanka, H.E David Mckinnon paid a courtesy call on Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi, Commander Security Forces - Jaffna on Thursday (6) along with the Political Officer, Mr. P Gobinath in the embassy.

  • Newly-Promoted Major Generals Call on the Commander

    06th December 2018 18:30:15 Hours

    Newly-Promoted Major Generals Call on the Commander

    Several newly-promoted Majors General of the Army with a view to formally informing the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake of their elevation to new ranks made a courtesy call on Wednesday (5) to the Commander’s office. Major General D. K. G. D Sirisena, Provost Marshal...

  • Another Meditation Programme Launched

    06th December 2018 13:45:14 Hours

    Another Meditation Programme Launched

    Renowned Meditation practitioner, Ven Diyasenpura Wimala Thero, the resident monk at ‘Bavunseth Mind Relaxing Meditation Centre’ at Hellummahara, Dekatana conducted one more meditation session for five Officers and fifty eight Other Ranks of the Sri Lanka Army on Wednesday (5).

  • Late Major General T.Sivashanmugam (Retd) Makes His Last Journey

    06th December 2018 13:18:14 Hours

    Late Major General T.Sivashanmugam (Retd) Makes His Last Journey

    The military funeral of Late Major General T. Sivashanmugam (Retd) took place at the Colombo General Cemetery Wednesday (5) evening amid a gathering of his military comrades and scores of mourners. Late Major General T. Sivashanmugam (Retd) joined ...

  • Wheelchair ‘Perseverance’ Reaches Ambanpola

    06th December 2018 10:34:58 Hours

    Wheelchair ‘Perseverance’ Reaches Ambanpola

    6 Gajaba Regiment’s Corporal Gemunu Karunarathna who has undertaken the wheelchair journey, ‘Perseverance’ to cover 576 km and reach Point Pedro commenced his 4th day expedition from Giriulla this morning (6) at 8.00 a.m. amid applause and greetings....