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  • During Inspection Visits, SF-E Commander Joins 'Ifthar' Ceremony

    01st June 2018 17:25:17 Hours

    During Inspection Visits, SF-E Commander Joins 'Ifthar' Ceremony

    Major General Santhusitha Pananwala, Commander, Security Forces - East (SF-E) with a view to getting a first-hand experience undertook several visits to Brigades and formations in Kalmunai and Akkaraipattu areas on Wednesday (30), together with several Senior Officers. At the 242 Brigade Headquarters, the SF-E ....

  • Eastern Province National War Hero Day Marked

    01st June 2018 15:30:03 Hours

    Eastern Province National War Hero Day Marked

    The Eastern Province's National War Heroes commemoration day, organized jointly by the Ranaviru Seva Authority (RSA) and the Governor's office took place at Fort Fredrick grounds, Trincomalee on Monday (28). The day’s event during the War Heroes' month commenced with the hoisting of the National Flag by the Governor of the Eastern.....

  • 59 Division Sergeant Major Saluted On the eve of His Retirement

    01st June 2018 15:25:17 Hours

    59 Division Sergeant Major Saluted On the eve of His Retirement

    Warrant Officer 1 W.G.P Karunathilake of the 16 Sri Lanka Artillery (SLA) Regiment served as the 59 Division Sergeant Major recently bade a farewell to his military career during a ceremonial parade at the 59 Division Headquarters in Mullaittivu of the Security Force Headquarters – Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT).

  • Fallen War Heroes Remembered in GW Regimental Centre

    01st June 2018 15:20:17 Hours

    Fallen War Heroes Remembered in GW Regimental Centre

    The Regimental Centre of the Gemunu Watch (GW) at Kuruwita under the guidance of its Colonel of the Regiment Major General Dampath Fernando organized a Ranaviru Commemoration programme on 18 May with the participation of Officers and Other Rankers. Colonel of the Regiment and the Centre Commandant participated as heavyweights.....

  • Inter Regiment Swimming & Water Polo Championship Close to Draw in Panagoda Sports Complex

    01st June 2018 15:14:58 Hours

    Inter Regiment Swimming & Water Polo Championship Close to Draw in Panagoda Sports Complex

    Finals of the Army Inter Regiment Swimming and Water Polo Championship - 2018 and its prize-awarding ceremony took place on Thursday (31) at Panagoda Army cantonment swimming complex. The tournament competed by 256 swimmers of 15 Regiments and five battalions, representing...

  • Spiritual Needs of 3 SLAC Troops Fulfilled

    01st June 2018 14:29:48 Hours

    Spiritual Needs of 3 SLAC Troops Fulfilled

    The newly-built Buddhist shrine inside the 3 Sri Lanka Armoured Corps (SLAC) at Kalaththewa in Anuradhapura, a long-felt need in the premises for spiritual purposes was recently opened for veneration amid religious observances in the presence of the newly-appointed Armour Brigade Commander, Brigadier M.K.S Silva.

  • 61 Division Marks Anniversary Offering Lunch & Incentives to Children’s Home

    31st May 2018 18:22:06 Hours

    61 Division Marks Anniversary Offering Lunch & Incentives to Children’s Home

    Troops of the 61 Division Headquarters in Vavuniya organized a one more community welfare project to distribute essentials among orphans at Anpakam Hindu Children’s home in Veppankulam, Vavuniya on account of the 10th Anniversary of the 61 Division on Saturday (26).

  • Indian High Commission's Assistant Defence Attaché Visits SFHQs- Kilinochchi & Jaffna

    31st May 2018 18:20:53 Hours

    Indian High Commission's Assistant Defence Attaché Visits SFHQs- Kilinochchi & Jaffna

    Assistant Defence Attaché at High Commission of India in Sri Lanka, Lieutenant Colonel Ravi Shekher Mishra paid a courtesy visit to the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi on Thursday (31). SFHQ-KLN, Colonel General Staff, Colonel Ravi Pathiravithana warmly welcomed the visiting Deputy Defence Attaché.

  • 'Pirith Chanting' & Alms-Giving Mark ‘Abhimansala - 3’ 4th Anniversary

    31st May 2018 18:17:21 Hours

    'Pirith Chanting' & Alms-Giving Mark ‘Abhimansala - 3’ 4th Anniversary

    An all-night Pirith chanting ceremony to invoke blessings and transfer merits plus an alms-giving to members of the Maha Sangha marked the 4th anniversary of the Pangolla 'Abhimansala- 3' on Friday (25). The annual event, organized under the guidance of its commandant, began with the arrival of members of the Maha Sangha....

  • Kilinochchi Innovation Exhibition - 2018 Attracts More Students

    30th May 2018 17:29:02 Hours

    Kilinochchi Innovation Exhibition - 2018 Attracts More Students

    Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) organized an Exhibition to showcase the innovations of soldiers' on Monday (28) at ‘Nelum Piyasa’ auditorium in Kilinochchi. The exhibition was launched with the objective of encouraging soldiers for innovations.