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News Archive

  • Commander Inspects 'Deyata Kirula - 2013' Site & Makes Unannounced Visit to Training School at Ampara

    Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya, Commander of the Army went to Ampara area on Monday (19) with a view to inspecting Army preparations underway at ‘Deyata Kirula - 2013’ mega development exhibition site and receiving an update on training at the Combat Training School (CTS), Ampara. During the tour, the Commander, accompanied by Major General Lal Perera, Commander, Security Forces Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E).....
  • Women's Corps Members Meditate

    Colonel Commandant, Centre Commandant and Commanding Officers of all Units of the Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps (SLAWC), together with other ranks, attended a Dhamma preaching session and a meditating programme on Tuesday (10) at Sri Kalyana Dharamasramaya, Colombo 7 on Bauddhaloka Mawatha.......

    ORDINARY JAFFNA civilians on hearing the fate that befell LTTE terrorist leader, PRABHAKARAN exploded into happiness and delight throughout Tuesday (19) after taking to main streets with waving National flags.    As the news cracked, civilians went on lighting fire crackers and sounding vehicle horns as more and more people joined the revelers. Those civilians in their hundreds wended their way across the main streets. The spontaneous burst of the public is reflective of the anger and revulsion of the JAFFNA public.

  • Private Sector Offers 300 Jobs to Youngsters in Jaffna

    NEARLY 300 unemployed young men and women in the Jaffna peninsula are to receive employment openings in the garment industry sector immediately after a brief training given to them. Following an initiative launched by Security Forces Headquarters, Jaffna (SFHQ - J), on the instructions of the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya who recently toured Jaffna....

  • Sri Gnanavairavar Temple Inside Palaly HSZ Holds Its Festival

    Hundreds of Hindu devotees offered Poojas to the deity of Sri Gnanavairavar Temple in Vasavilan South inside the Palaly High Security Zone (HSZ) on Friday (05). Devotees earlier did not enjoy access to hold the Pooja to the temple in the last 27 years since it was inside the HSZ. On the directives of the Commander Security Force Jaffna......
  • Commander Meets Student Officers at OCDC & Reviews Progress

    The Army’s maiden Officer Career Development Centre (OCDC), affiliated to the Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA), Diyatalawa is to be opened shortly in Buttala with the support it receives from the Directorate of Training at Army Headquarters. The location at Buttala for this academic purpose was gifted to the Sri Lanka Army by His Excellency, the President Mahinda Rajapaksa....
  • Woman Soldiers to Receive Housing Bonanza

    The inaugural project for construction of new houses to the newly-enlisted woman soldiers of Kilinochchi started off on the National Independence Day (4th Feb) in their respective residential areas. Under the project 100 new houses for those new woman soldiers are to be built by Army troops with the funds allocated by the government to......
  • Commander Completes His 'Farewell' Meetings Thanking Everyone

    Ending the series of formal ‘farewell’ visits before he assumes the new appointment shortly as Chief of Defence Staff, the Commander of the Army, General Jagath Jayasuriya Friday (12) morning went to the Security Force Headquarters  Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) and met a representative gathering of troops serving there. General Jayasuriya during his address to the troops gratefully acknowledged the support he received from the island-wide Headquarters.....

  • Commander Inquires into Wellbeing of New Volunteer Force Professionals Under Training

    On his way back from Nuwara Eliya after opening the first of its kind, High Altitude Training Centre atop Pidurutalaga for long running practices, Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake, Commander of the Army made a surprise visit to the Sri Lanka Military Academy Friday (15) evening in order to inquire into the well-being of newly recruited professionals of the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force (SLAVF) now under training.
  • The Bob Rae Saga

    SECRETARY General Secretariat for Coordinating the Peace Process (SCOPP) Prof Rajiva Wijesinha has written to The Toronto Star in response to its coverage of the decision to prevent Canadian politician Bob Rae from entering Sri Lanka last week. His letter is published below. Michael Cooke, Editor, The Toronto Star.