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  • East Commander Meets Muslim Religious Leaders

    08th February 2019 17:49:59 Hours

    East Commander Meets Muslim Religious Leaders

    The Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E) in order to foster understanding between the civil society and the Army, the Commander, Security Forces - East (SF-E), Major General Aruna Jayasekera had several rounds of discussion with Muslim religious leaders in Kalkudah and Ottamavadi areas...

  • ASL at Trincomalee Opens its New Children’s Park

    07th February 2019 13:57:08 Hours

    ASL at Trincomalee Opens its New Children’s Park

    The Army School of Logistics (ASL) at Trincomalee became further equipped on Tuesday (5) when it opened its children’s park, a long-felt need for children of students officers at ASL, including those belonging to foreign students. Brigadier W.G.D Wanniarachchi, Commandant, ASL, who was....

  • Army Renovates Flood-Damaged Play Ground & Gives Away Donations

    07th February 2019 13:12:47 Hours

    Army Renovates Flood-Damaged Play Ground & Gives Away Donations

    Troops in the Jaffna peninsula completely renovated and re-did the flood-affected Children’s Park at Anakottai pre-school premises in Kakathivu, following an initiative, taken by Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi, Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna on request. During a brief ceremony on....

  • Indo - Pacific Endeavour Team on Disasters Meets with East Commander

    07th February 2019 10:49:27 Hours

    Indo - Pacific Endeavour Team on Disasters Meets with East Commander

    A delegation of Indo - Pacific Endeavour (IPE) Key Leadership Engagement, headed by Air Commodore Richard David Owen currently in Sri Lanka, together with one frigate and a Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) during a visit to the eastern Trincomalee on Tuesday....

  • Mannar Students Given Gift Vouchers for Shoes

    06th February 2019 16:06:15 Hours

    Mannar Students Given Gift Vouchers for Shoes

    On a conceptual notion, proposed by Major General Kumudu Perera, Commander, Security Forces - Wanni (SF-W), a programme to give away financial assistance to 13 school students in Mannar by way of gift vouchers for purchase of shoes for the new school term took place in Mannar on Saturday (2).

  • 125 More Students Get School Incentives

    06th February 2019 16:03:44 Hours

    125 More Students Get School Incentives

    Old Royalists Union of Piliyandala, responding positively to a request, made by Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi, Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna donated a stock of school accessories to 125 students at Nelliadi Central College on the National Independence Day (4 Feb).

  • Coffins of Late UN Peacekeepers Formally Accepted amidst Military Honours at BIA

    05th February 2019 19:40:35 Hours

    Coffins of Late UN Peacekeepers Formally Accepted amidst Military Honours at BIA

    A fitting military parade with presentation of arms, plus a dignified ceremony in the presence of a distinguished gathering, including the Commander of the Army, UN Resident Coordinator, UN Force Commander, MINUSMA, Sri Lankan and MINUSMA Officers,...

  • Thematic 'Ekata Sitimu' Determination Reflects Commitment to March Forward on 71st National Independence Day

    05th February 2019 19:15:07 Hours

    Thematic 'Ekata Sitimu' Determination Reflects Commitment to March Forward on 71st National Independence Day

    Themed on 'Ekata Sitimu' (Let's be Together), Mother Sri Lanka this morning (4) marked her 71st National Independence Day during a customary, yet a dignified ceremony at Galle Face Green where HE the President...

  • Kilinochchi Troops Continue Their Helping Hand to Both Civilians & Flood-Affected Students

    05th February 2019 14:33:28 Hours

    Kilinochchi Troops Continue Their Helping Hand to Both Civilians & Flood-Affected Students

    57 Division Headquarters continuing its welfare roles for the benefit of low-income group families in Murusamotai and Uriyani areas in Kilinochchi launched a programme on Saturday (2) to distribute 410 chicks among 41 families during ceremonies at Grama Seva Niladhari offices...

  • A/L Achievers in Jaffna Given Financial Incentives

    05th February 2019 09:49:16 Hours

    A/L Achievers in Jaffna Given Financial Incentives

    Intending to uplift the standards of education in the Jaffna peninsula, the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) has been launching various projects, related to school students in the peninsula. As one more project on the same lines, the SFHQ-J with the sponsorship provided...