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  • Jaffna Security Forces in Appreciative Ceremony Award Gift Parcels to Jaffna Frontline Health Workers

    02nd September 2021 07:45:20 Hours

    Jaffna Security Forces in Appreciative Ceremony Award Gift Parcels to Jaffna Frontline Health Workers

    An appreciative ceremony organized by the Security Force Headquarters-Jaffna (SFHQ-J), held on Tuesday (31) at the 512 Brigade HQ premises of the 51 Division hailed the untiring commitment, life-threatening risks..

  • Garment Workers in Batticaloa Given Vaccines

    02nd September 2021 06:50:00 Hours

    Garment Workers in Batticaloa Given Vaccines

    The island-wide COVID-19 vaccination programme of the Army, launched with the blessings of HE the President under the directions of General Shavendra Silva, Head of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army..

  • 24 Division Troops Hang Banners to Educate the Public on COVID-19

    02nd September 2021 06:45:00 Hours

    24 Division Troops Hang Banners to Educate the Public on COVID-19

    In the wake of the rapid spread of COVID-19 virus in Ampara district, 24 Division HQ launched a public awareness campaign by displaying educative banners about dangers of COVID-19 infection, preventive measures and health guidelines that should be strictly adopted and so on.

  • Donor Gifts Essentials to Bindunuwewa ICC

    02nd September 2021 06:44:40 Hours

    Donor Gifts Essentials to Bindunuwewa ICC

    A social activist in Bandarawela on Sunday (29) gifted a stock of spices, snacks, face masks and essentials for the use of inmates at Bindunuwewa ICC in close coordination with the Security Force HQ-Central. Mr H.M Jayarathna, a planning engineer in the Uva Provincial Council donated the stock....

  • Social Activist Offers Dinner to Inmates at ICC

    02nd September 2021 06:44:30 Hours

    Social Activist Offers Dinner to Inmates at ICC

    Following coordination done by the Army, a social activist in Kurundugaha Hetekma, Elpitiya on Sunday (29) offered dinner to the inmates at the Army -managed ICC inside the Ruhunu University premises. Mr Supun Weerasingha with the coordination of Major General Dammi Hewage....

  • SF-West Troops Replenish Blood Stocks on Commander's Directive

    02nd September 2021 06:44:00 Hours

    SF-West Troops Replenish Blood Stocks on Commander's Directive

    More than 270 troops serving under the Security Force HQ-West on Tuesday (31) volunteered to donate their blood to save lives of patients in major hospitals at Panagoda Sri Bodhirajaramaya in response to a request, made to General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army...

  • NOCPCO Head Spells out the Status Quo & People’s Social Responsibilities in ‘Get Real’ TV Feature

    02nd September 2021 06:43:00 Hours

    NOCPCO Head Spells out the Status Quo & People’s Social Responsibilities in ‘Get Real’ TV Feature

    General Shavendra Silva, Head of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID 19 Outbreak (NOCPCO), Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army was featured in the ‘Derana’ 24x7 popular ‘Get Real’ talk..

  • Senior Officer Just-Promoted Receives New Rank Insignia from the Army Chief

    30th August 2021 16:00:35 Hours

    Senior Officer Just-Promoted Receives New Rank Insignia from the Army Chief

    General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army on Monday (30) at the Army HQ extending his best wishes enranked just-promoted Major General Shirantha Dissanayake and adorned him with his new ‘Major General’ insignia on his....

  • Sri Lankan Gold Medalist in Tokyo Paralympics Promoted

    30th August 2021 15:00:35 Hours

    Sri Lankan Gold Medalist in Tokyo Paralympics Promoted

    Sergeant Dinesh Priyantha Herath who made history by winning Gold in Paralympics 2020 in Tokyo was promoted to the rank of Warrant Officer 1 by Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, General Shavendra Silva with approval of the HE the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and the....

  • 11 SLNG Troops Clean up Divisional Hospital

    30th August 2021 12:00:35 Hours

    11 SLNG Troops Clean up Divisional Hospital

    Troops of the 11 Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG) under command to the 241 Brigade of the 24 Division under the Security Force HQ - East carried out a Sharmadana campaign at the Divisional Hospital premises in Irakkamum on Thursday (26). This programme was conducted under the supervision....