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  • Emergency Telephone Numbers at Army Headquarters

    25th April 2019 19:15:33 Hours

    Emergency Telephone Numbers at Army Headquarters

    The public are requested to contact following Telephone numbers at the Army Headquarters in case information as regards any suspicious movements or vehicles is to be intimated in case of emergency.

  • New VIR Colonel of the Regiment Assumes Office

    25th April 2019 18:08:45 Hours

    New VIR Colonel of the Regiment Assumes Office

    Major General Chandana Gunawardana assumed office as the new Colonel of the Regiment, Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR) on Wednesday (24) during a simple ceremony at the VIR Regimental Headquarters, Boyagane, Kurunegala.

  • New Central Commander Familiarizes with His Division & Brigades

    25th April 2019 17:08:45 Hours

    New Central Commander Familiarizes with His Division & Brigades

    Major General Laksiri Waduge, the newly-appointed Commander, Security Forces - Central (SF-Cen) upon his assumption of office paid his inaugural visits to the Headquarters 12 Division and its under command formations on Wednesday (24).

  • Fitting Tribute Salutes Major General Ajith Kariyakarawana at VIR HQ

    25th April 2019 16:08:45 Hours

    Fitting Tribute Salutes Major General Ajith Kariyakarawana at VIR HQ

    Major General Ajith Kariyakarawana, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Army and the Colonel of the Regiment, Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR) who just retired from...

  • Many Additions to Vavuniya Temple Opened

    25th April 2019 13:27:03 Hours

    Many Additions to Vavuniya Temple Opened

    Formal opening of the parapet wall around Vavuniya’s Sri Bodhi Dhakshinarama Temple, constructed by troops of the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) plus unveiling of statues of Lord Buddha and Lord Ganesh in the premises took place on Friday (19) during a ceremony, attended by donors...

  • New AG Assumes Office

    25th April 2019 10:27:03 Hours

    New AG Assumes Office

    The newly-appointed Adjutant General (AG) of the Sri Lanka Army Major General Jayantha Seneviratne of Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment assumed office this morning (25) during a brief ceremony at the Adjutant General Branch, Army Headquarters. Major General Seneviratne is the 27th Adjutant General of the Army...

  • Security Precautions Beefed up with More Army Troops

    23rd April 2019 17:36:48 Hours

    Security Precautions Beefed up with More Army Troops

    Directorate of Operations at the Army Headquarters on the directions of the Commander of the Army has taken steps to mobilize extra troops for emergency security requirements covering largely vulnerable areas and for conduct of island-wide patrolling...

  • Army Woman Triple Jumper Wins Bronze in Asian Games

    23rd April 2019 14:36:48 Hours

    Army Woman Triple Jumper Wins Bronze in Asian Games

    Woman soldier, Private H.D.V Lakshani of Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps who competed in the Triple Jump event during the 23rd Asian Games - 2019 in Doha, Qatar won a Bronze medal on Sunday (21). Her performance in this event covered a distance of 13.53 meters to win the Bronze. The tournament...

  • Workshop to Help Promote ‘Mental Well-being’ Held in Jaffna

    23rd April 2019 11:36:48 Hours

    Workshop to Help Promote ‘Mental Well-being’ Held in Jaffna

    Four experienced psychiatrists of the Army Directorate of Preventive Medicine and Mental Health at the request of the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) conducted a full-day workshop on Tuesday (23) on ‘Stress Management, Drug Prevention, Happy Married Life, Suicide Prevention and Life Skills Development’ at the SFHQ Headquarters auditorium.

  • More Humanitarian Projects Help Jaffna People

    23rd April 2019 08:36:48 Hours

    More Humanitarian Projects Help Jaffna People

    Several more humanitarian welfare projects, organized by the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) for the benefit of needy civilians in the Jaffna peninsula got underway recently in Jaffna with sponsorships, extended to Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi,...