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  • Colombo Donors Offer Ready-made Clothes & Toys

    Troops of the 651 Brigade under the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) distributed ready-made clothes and toys, worth of Rs. 50,000/=, donated by philanthropists from Colombo area among 20 low-income families in Jayapuram, Thunukkai area on Saturday (23). In the meantime, 11 (V) Gajaba Regiment troops provided refreshments to 60 children and elders who attended the above ceremony to receive their gift parcels.

  • Army Troops Complete Repairs to 329 Flood Hit Tank Bunds Under SFHQ-W

    Ground troops of the Army under the Security Forces Headquarters, Wanni, (SFHQ-W) taking full cognizance of the devastation caused by ravaging floods in Anuradhapura, Vavuniya and Mannar districts, have been able to repair and restore 329 tank bunds in the Anuradhapura district alone by Friday (11) morning with the support of respective civil authorities. Of them, more than 27 tank bunds with widths of about 20-50 meters, were completely destroyed in some instances....

  • Army-Built Bosath Statue Unveiled in Nuwara Eliya Temple

    The Army-built new Bosath statue at the Nuwara Eliya - Kiriwaneliya Sasana Pradeeparamaya was formally entrusted to the temple during a brief religious ceremony on Saturday (8). 22 Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG) troops of the 112 Brigade Headquarters of the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-C).....


    Both General Courts Martial, probing into charges against General Sarath Fonseka were convened to resume their sittings on Wednesday (5), as determined earlier by members of those military tribunals. The first Court Martial, appointed to try the respondent on charges of participation in political work was convened at 9.30 a.m. and adjourned until 2.00 p.m. on 1st June 2010.
  • Pakistan's Army Chief Arrives to Attend PoP at Diyatalawa Military Academy

    Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff, the four-star General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, at the invitation of his Sri Lankan counterpart, arrived in Sri Lanka Thursday (27) afternoon, amidst beating of Magul Bera (auspicious drums) and greetings to grace as Chief Guest at Diyatalawa Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA) Passing out Parade (PoP) on Saturday (29). A ceremonial reception, coloured by traditional dancers, greeted the visiting Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff General Parvez Kayani, Mrs Begum Zahida Kayani and the delegation at the Bandaranaike International Airport, Katunayake.

  • 25 Doctors Treat Pooneryn Civilians

    A record 598 civilians in Pooneryn area sought medical assistance from an Army-organized medical clinic on Friday (15), attended by 25 medical officers and 72 assistants. 66 Division troops under Security Forces Headquarters, Kilinochchi took the initiative in organizing this one-day medical clinic as part of the Army’s humanitarian assistance for improvement of health among civilians resident in those areas.
  • ICRC Extends Medical Support

    WANNI Commander Major General Jagath Jayasuriya met Vavuniya International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Head Ms. Valerie Petitpierre at the Wanni Security Forces Headquarters early this week and discussed measures in place for the welfare of Internally Displaced Persons in camps. The discussion mainly focused on facilities of civilians arriving in government-controlled areas from un-cleared areas.

  • Sri Lanka Sets Demining Record

    Sri Lanka has been able to set a record by demining more than 96 percent of a vast area that was strewn with explosives by a terrorist organization over a period of three decades, said Military Spokesman and Director of Defence and Urban Development Ministry Media Centre Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasooriya. He said that there was only a 79 square Kilometre area in the forestry areas in North and East to be cleared out of a total of 2064 square Kilometres of confirmed Hazardous Area.

  • Lt. Gen. Denzil Kobbekaduwa & Veteran War Heroes Remembered

    ONE of the finest War Heroes in our contemporary history, Lieutenant General Denzil Kobbekaduwa is remembered on 8th August by grateful fellow-military personnel and people of Sri Lanka as eighteen years have passed since his untimely death. Lieutenant General Denzil Kobbekaduwa whose leadership and command brought about many victories to Sri Lanka Army during early battles of the Eelam wars fell silent on 8th August 1992 along with fellow-military veterans,