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  • SFHQ-Wanni Launches Awareness Programme on 'Drug Addiction & Controlling'

    19th May 2018 15:15:16 Hours

    SFHQ-Wanni Launches Awareness Programme on 'Drug Addiction & Controlling'

    A programme to create awareness on ‘Drug Addiction and Controlling,’ organized by the National Dangerous Drug Control Board (NDDCB) began on Tuesday (15) at the Security Force Headquarters – Wanni (SFHQ-W) with the participation of more than 300 Army personnel.

  • Minneriya ITC Commences Two More Support Weapon Courses

    19th May 2018 13:45:25 Hours

    Minneriya ITC Commences Two More Support Weapon Courses

    One Platoon Support Weapon (PSW) Course and one Battalion Support Weapon (BSW) Course, organized at Minneriya Infantry Training Centre (ITC) commenced during two separate days (7 & 9 May) on the directions of the ITC Commandant Major General T. S Bansajaya as per guidelines given by the Directorate of Training.

  • Historic 'Aaloka Pooja' at Kelaniya Sets to Kindle 28,619 Lamps for Commemoration of Fallen War Heroes

    19th May 2018 12:45:25 Hours

    Historic 'Aaloka Pooja' at Kelaniya Sets to Kindle 28,619 Lamps for Commemoration of Fallen War Heroes

    Parallel arrangements have been finalized by the Army with the cooperation of sister services, Police and Civil Security Department to commemorate all fallen War Heroes who laid their precious lives against LTTE terrorism...

  • Foreign Reps Learn About Jaffna's Progress

    18th May 2018 15:15:45 Hours

    Foreign Reps Learn About Jaffna's Progress

    Two representatives from Australia's Office of National Assessment, Dr Paul Chambers and Mr Ash Khan, and Dr Michel Forster of Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade during a tour to the north, called at the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna and met the Commander Security Forces - Jaffna on Friday (18).

  • Pre - School Kids in Jaffna Facilitated to Visit Palaly Airport

    18th May 2018 15:15:30 Hours

    Pre - School Kids in Jaffna Facilitated to Visit Palaly Airport

    Forty seven kids in Tholpuram Central 'Praja Shakthi' pre-school and Kadduwan 'Durga' pre-school, along with their parents and teachers, enjoyed a visit to the Jaffna Palaly Airport as a part of their annual educational tour on Friday (18).

  • Indian Army Chief Calls on Air Force Commander

    18th May 2018 14:58:16 Hours

    Indian Army Chief Calls on Air Force Commander

    The Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) of the Indian Army, General Bipin Rawat currently in Sri Lanka paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force, Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy on Friday (18) at the Air Force Headquarters.

  • General Bipin Rawat Visits Galle

    18th May 2018 13:58:16 Hours

    General Bipin Rawat Visits Galle

    The visiting India’s Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), General Bipin Rawat called at the General Officer Commanding, 58 Division in Galle under the Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ-West) on Wednesday (16) as part of his itinerary in Sri Lanka.

  • Indian Army Chief's Spouse Visits 'Mihindu Seth Medura'

    16th May 2018 11:59:05 Hours

    Indian Army Chief's Spouse Visits 'Mihindu Seth Medura'

    The separate agenda that went into action on Monday (14) on behalf of the visiting India's Chief of Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat's spouse, Mrs Madhulika Rawat, included a visit to the Mihindu Seth Medura (MSM) at Attidiya where a group of permanently dependent....

  • 8 SLSR Troops Support Removal of Fallen Tree

    16th May 2018 10:59:05 Hours

    8 SLSR Troops Support Removal of Fallen Tree

    Troops of the 8 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) of the 583 Brigade under the 58 Division of the Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ-West) rose to the occasion and cleared a huge tree that has fallen on a line of estate houses on (13) Sunday in Atalawatta....

  • More Community Projects Launched in SFHQ-KLN Areas

    16th May 2018 10:59:00 Hours

    More Community Projects Launched in SFHQ-KLN Areas

    Gajaba Regiment (GR) troops of the 651 and 652 Brigades of the 65 Division and 1 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) troops of the 573 Brigade, all of them under the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) in the past few days took part in several....