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Commander in Vavuniya Alerts Wanni Troops to Emergency Standby Measures Against Imminent Cyclone 'Burevi'

Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army in the wake of fast developing adverse weather patterns that could sweep across the Wanni region this evening (2) with the entry of the cyclone 'Burevi' through the eastern coast and blow across Pulmoddai, Kokilai, Vavuniya and Mannar areas, arrived at the Wanni Security Force HQ (SFHQ-Wanni) in Vavuniya early this morning (2) and alerted the troops to any emergency after reinforcing vulnerable points.

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Medical Consultants Seek Possibilities of Treating COVID-19 Patients at Private Sector Hospitals

03rd December 2020 23:10:58 Hours

Medical Consultants Seek Possibilities of Treating COVID-19 Patients at Private Sector Hospitals

A high-level delegation of medical experts, comprised of Consultants and Medical Specialists had a cordial discussion with Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Head, National Operations Centre for...

SLPA Chairman Appreciates COVID-19 Control Measures

03rd December 2020 20:02:22 Hours

SLPA Chairman Appreciates COVID-19 Control Measures

The Sri Lanka Port Authority (SLPA) Chairman, General (Retd) Daya Rathnayake this morning (3) called at the Army Headquarters and discussed several matters of relevance to the COVID-19 Task Force roles and contingency plans of harbour operations...

Commander Inspects Readiness of Emergency Fleet & Troops against Cyclonic Impact

02nd December 2020 23:49:40 Hours

Commander Inspects Readiness of Emergency Fleet & Troops against Cyclonic Impact

Making a quick visit to the heavy vehicle yard in one corner of the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-Wanni) complex, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff...

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New Director Operations at AHQ Takes Office

04th December 2020 21:09:54 Hours

New Director Operations at AHQ Takes Office

Brigadier Shantha Ranaweera assumed office as the 38th Director in the Directorate of Operations at the Army Headquarters on Thursday (3), amidst religious blessings and in the presence of several Senior Officers. He succeeds Major General Harendra Ranasinghe who has now been....

6,436 Persons Still in Quarantine-NOCPCO

04th December 2020 11:42:19 Hours

6,436 Persons Still in Quarantine-NOCPCO

As of this morning (4), a total of 628 including one expatriate and 402 locally-identified majority from Colombo, 66 from Gampaha and 35 from Rathnapura were confirmed positive to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, states the National Operations Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO).

Funded by Presidential Secretariat, Wanni Troops Erect One More New House to a Deserving Family

03rd December 2020 23:13:27 Hours

Funded by Presidential Secretariat, Wanni Troops Erect One More New House to a Deserving Family

Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army on the sidelines of his visit to the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-Wanni) this morning (2) to closely evaluate developments and alert troops to the...

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23-09-2020

NORTH: Demining groups recovered forty unserviceable Anti Personnel mines (Rangan99) from KANKANIKULAM on Wednesday (23).

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The new Outdoor Volleyball Court constructed at the Security Force Headquarters Kilinochchi premises was declared open by the Commander Security Force Kilinochchi, Major General Sampath Kotuwegoda on Thursday (19).