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  • Vaddakachchi Celebrates New Year Spirits

    23rd April 2018 19:18:28 Hours

    Vaddakachchi Celebrates New Year Spirits

    573 Brigade of the 57 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) had its Sinhala and Tamil New Year festival on Tuesday (17) at Vaddakachchi Public grounds under the guidance of Colonel Janaka Ranasingha, Brigade Commander.....

  • Army Troops & Civilians Share New Year Sweetmeats

    23rd April 2018 18:57:05 Hours

    Army Troops & Civilians Share New Year Sweetmeats

    11 Gemunu Watch (GW) troops of the 623 Brigade of the 62 Division in Helambawewa in Padavi - Parakramapura recently organized a Sinhala and Tamil New Year tea-table for soldiers and villagers at the 623 Brigade Headquarters premises.

  • 59 Div New Year Arrangements Draw Large Crowds

    22nd April 2018 20:09:57 Hours

    59 Div New Year Arrangements Draw Large Crowds

    59 Division troops adding their share to the annual Sinhala and Tamil New Year festival had their own commemorative event, organized at Mulliyaveli Vidyananda College grounds in Mullaittivu on Wednesday (18).

  • 11 Division New GOC Takes Office

    22nd April 2018 19:32:30 Hours

    11 Division New GOC Takes Office

    Brigadier T. J Nanayakkara recently assumed office as the new General Officer Commanding (GOC), 11 Division Headquarters, Kandy during a simple ceremony, rich with military formalities. In the morning, 1 Sri Lanka Rifle Corps....

  • Mullaittivu Troops Douse Bush Fires in Keppapilaw

    21st April 2018 21:44:47 Hours

    Mullaittivu Troops Douse Bush Fires in Keppapilaw

    Troops of the 12 Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) of the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ- MLT), in another instance of community service on Saturday (21) took immediate steps to bring a fast spreading bush-fire under control in the general area of Keppapilaw in Mullaittivu area.

  • AHQ Greets New Year with Customary Tea Table

    20th April 2018 21:58:16 Hours

    AHQ Greets New Year with Customary Tea Table

    The customary Sinhala and Tamil New Year tea table and get-together at the Army Headquarters (AHQ) got underway Friday (20) morning with Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, gracing the occasion as the Chief Guest.

  • Outgoing Swiss Ambassador Calls at AHQ

    20th April 2018 21:57:48 Hours

    Outgoing Swiss Ambassador Calls at AHQ

    Ambassador of Switzerland HE Heinz Walker - Nederkoorn, together with the Defence Attaché at the Embassy, Colonel General Staff Christof Gertsch this afternoon (20) met the Chief of Staff, Major General Dampath Fernando at the Army Headquarters (AHQ), on behalf of the Commander of the Army.

  • Both Singaporean & Sri Lankan Army Chiefs Meet in Malaysia

    20th April 2018 21:55:48 Hours

    Both Singaporean & Sri Lankan Army Chiefs Meet in Malaysia

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, now in Malaysia on the sidelines of the Defence Services Asia (DSA) Exhibition – 2018 and its Conference, had a cordial meeting with Brigadier-General, Goh Si Hou, Chief of Singapore Army in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Wednesday (18).

  • New GOC of 56 Division Brigadier Dematanpitiya Takes Office

    19th April 2018 21:55:04 Hours

    New GOC of 56 Division Brigadier Dematanpitiya Takes Office

    Brigadier Prabath Dematanpitiya on Wednesday (18) assumed duties as the new General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the 56 Division of the Security Force Headquarters – Wanni (SFHQ-W) during a simple ceremony. In accordance with military traditions, Brigadier Prabath Dematanpitiya...

  • New Kilinochchi Commander Assumes Office

    19th April 2018 15:35:22 Hours

    New Kilinochchi Commander Assumes Office

    Major General Niyshshanka Ranawana assumed office as the 11th Commander, Security Forces - Kilinochchi (SF-KLN) amid a brief formal ceremony, held at the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) on Wednesday (18). He served as the General Officer Commanding, 11 Division before he was appointed as the Kilinochchi Commander.