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  • Urani Fishermen Get Back to Their Old Livelihood After 27 Years

    15th January 2017 21:44:23 Hours

    One more initiative taken by the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ - J) for the greater benefit of the fishing community, living along Urani coastal belt, bordering the Palaly Army Cantonment, Jaffna, facilitated the fishing community in Urani, Thaiddi (East) and Nallinakkapuram .....

  • Army Troops in Jaffna Launch Full Scale Fight Against Alarming ‘Dengue’ Epidemic in 67 Schools

    13th January 2017 13:55:21 Hours

    Taking the challenge of eradicating Dengue epidemic from school gardens and their surroundings, a few more than 1000 members of the Army, drawn from all three peninsula-based Divisions (51, 52, 55) of the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J), carried out extensive cleaning projects......

  • Much Sought Service Provider Helps Village-Level Civilians on Scientific Farming

    09th January 2017 15:56:43 Hours

    Determined and fully dedicated to the vision for poverty eradication and sustainable development, as declared by HE the President to coincide with his 2nd anniversary in office, the Directorate of Agriculture and Livestock (DAL) of the Army under the close surveillance and directions of the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva........

  • Island-Wide SFHQs Concurrently Greet First Working Day to Match with AHQ Proceedings

    04th January 2017 15:42:27 Hours

    Coinciding with arrangements that got underway at the Army Headquarters to mark the first working day of the New Year (2 Jan), all island-wide Security Force Headquarters (SFHQs) of the Army, launched their own programmes to welcome the New Year at respective places. Formalities at all respective SFHQ levels after main highlights of the day facilitated all Army personnel to watch HE the President’s visionary telecast address on Monday (2), dedicated to the ‘Year of Poverty Alleviation - 2017’.

  • ‘We Need to be Committed More Vigorously for Country’s Progress’ - Army Commander

    02nd January 2017 15:15:47 Hours

    Protection of the territorial integrity of the country, commitment to support the ‘Year of Poverty Alleviation’ programme of HE the President, allegiance to the continued commitment and dedication for the country’s prosperity,,....

  • May New Year - 2017 Usher Peace & Prosperity !

    31st December 2016 22:05:41 Hours

    Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva, Commander of the Army, all Senior Officers, Other Ranks and Members of the Civil Staff Wish our Readers around the World a Peaceful, Happy and Prosperous New Year !

  • Outgoing Indian & Chinese Defence Attachés Pay Courtesy Calls on Commander of the Army

    30th December 2016 17:13:01 Hours

    The outgoing Defence Attachés of the High Commission of India for Sri Lanka and People’s Republic of China for Sri Lanka this afternoon (30) made courtesy calls separately on the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva at the Army Headquarters.

  • New Station Officers’ Mess Complex at SFHQ-West Opened

    26th December 2016 13:57:45 Hours

    Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva, Commander of the Army on Monday (26) at the invitation of the Commander, Security Forces – West (SF-West), Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe, opened the newly-built Station Officers’ Mess complex in its compound and met those serving the Security Force Headquarters-West at Panagoda.

  • Merry Christmas & Season's Greetings !

    24th December 2016 21:00:00 Hours

    Lieutenant General Chrishanthe De Silva, Commander of the Army, all Officers, Other Ranks and Members of the Civil Staff Wish our Readers around the World a Merry X’mas !

  • Memories of Fallen ‘Sinha’ War Heroes Recalled

    24th December 2016 13:33:37 Hours

    Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) on Saturday (24) revered the memory of its brave and determined fallen War Heroes during a solemn and colourful ceremony at the SLSR Regimental Headquarters, Ambepussa. Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka at the invitation of the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva took time off and joined hundreds of next of kin of fallen War Heroes....