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  • New Postal Unit Established in Palaly

    08th October 2018 17:00:12 Hours

    New Postal Unit Established in Palaly

    The new postal unit, set up in the Palaly Army Cantonment at the request of Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi, Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna (SF-J) was formally opened to the troops serving the peninsula during a simple ceremony on Saturday (6).

  • Troops Meditate at Kanduboda Meditation Centre

    08th October 2018 16:50:12 Hours

    Troops Meditate at Kanduboda Meditation Centre

    The Directorate of Psychological Operations intending to raise spiritual standards and mental peace among Officers and Other Ranks of the Armed Forces had one more meditation session at Kanduboda, ‘Bavunseth Vipassana Bhavana’ Centre on Friday (5).

  • Elaborate Anniversary Programmes in SFHQ-E Areas Attract Public Attention

    08th October 2018 16:21:37 Hours

    Elaborate Anniversary Programmes in SFHQ-E Areas Attract Public Attention

    Multi-religious observances, ‘Flag Marches’, community oriented projects, Shramadana roles, friendly matches and tournaments, blood donation programmes, etc were among the series of commemorative....

  • Army Cricketers Leave to Play with Their Counterparts in Pakistan Army

    08th October 2018 13:10:58 Hours

    Army Cricketers Leave to Play with Their Counterparts in Pakistan Army

    Pakistan Army Cricket Team and Sri Lankan Army Cricket team as a result of good relations being maintained will play three T-20 matches and two 50 over matches in Gujranwala, Rawalpindi and Gaddafi International Cricket grounds during 7 - 20 October.

  • Central Troops Assist Castlereigh Cleaning

    08th October 2018 10:10:58 Hours

    Central Troops Assist Castlereigh Cleaning

    A group of 15 Army personnel of the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-Cen) at the request of the Nuwaraeliya District Secretariat contributed to a Shramadana project conducted to clean solid waste in the Castlereigh Reservoir in Hatton on Saturday (6). Troops of the 19 Sri Lanka....

  • SFHQ-E Symbolic Flag Blessing Ceremony Held in Batticaloa

    07th October 2018 21:30:45 Hours

    SFHQ-E Symbolic Flag Blessing Ceremony Held in Batticaloa

    The 23 Division-organized Flag Blessing ceremony jointly with the Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E) at Mangalaramaya, Batticaloa on Thursday (6) on account of the forthcoming 69th Army anniversary and the Army Day (Oct 10) was attended by Major General Santhusitha...

  • Calypso Musicians & Drama Talents Given Stimulant in 66 Division

    07th October 2018 21:24:42 Hours

    Calypso Musicians & Drama Talents Given Stimulant in 66 Division

    A project, designed to further stimulate Calypso musicians and drama talents among Army personnel serving under the 66 Division of the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi got underway on Thursday (4) by way of conducting separate competitions, following an initiative introduced...

  • 11 Div Troops Clean Peradeniya Hospital to Mark Army Anniversary

    07th October 2018 21:15:15 Hours

    11 Div Troops Clean Peradeniya Hospital to Mark Army Anniversary

    As one more project to coincide with the forthcoming 69th Army Anniversary, 11 Division troops of the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-Cen) commanded by Major General T.J Nanayakkara, General Officer Commanding, 11 Division on the directions...

  • 61 Division Troops Provide Help for Felicitation Event

    07th October 2018 21:10:11 Hours

    61 Division Troops Provide Help for Felicitation Event

    61 Division troops in Velankulam responding to a request made to them assisted civil organizers for conduct of a ceremony to felicitate senior citizens in the area to coincide with the World Elders’ Day at Kovilmotai Vidyalaya.

  • 69th Army Day Multi Religious Flag Blessing Ceremonies in Jaffna

    06th October 2018 21:00:51 Hours

    69th Army Day Multi Religious Flag Blessing Ceremonies in Jaffna

    Multi-religious programmes organized in Jaffna by the Security Force Headquarters- Jaffna blessed Army Flags on account of the forthcoming 69th Army anniversary Friday (5). The ceremonies at first got underway at Nagavihara Buddhist Temple and it was followed by similar invocations...