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  • Tamil, Muslim & Sinhala Recruits Jointly Pass out as Professional Soldiers

    28th August 2021 15:00:09 Hours

    Tamil, Muslim & Sinhala Recruits Jointly Pass out as Professional Soldiers

    Three hundred and forty (340) recruits who received training at the Battalion Training School (BTS) in Vidaththalpalai, Jaffna passed out on Thursday (26) during a simple ceremony upon successful completion of their four-month long basic training.

  • New FMA-NC Commander Takes Office

    28th August 2021 13:00:09 Hours

    New FMA-NC Commander Takes Office

    Brigadier Priyantha Silva of the Sri Lanka Army Service Corps assumed duties as the Commander, Forward Maintenance Area-North Central (FMA- NC) HQ of the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni. The newly-appointed Commander of the Forward Maintenance Area-North Central....

  • Troops Destroy Cannabis Cultivation in Aluthwela

    28th August 2021 12:30:09 Hours

    Troops Destroy Cannabis Cultivation in Aluthwela

    On information received from Military Intelligence, troops of the 12 Division under command to the Security Force HQ - Central on Thursday (26) raided a Cannabis (Ganja) cultivation in the general area of Aluthwela in Uva Kudaoya area and destroyed it. The illegal crop cultivation, grown in about....

  • Canada-based Philanthropist, Her Family, friends & well wishers Donate Vital Ventilator

    28th August 2021 12:18:09 Hours

    Canada-based Philanthropist, Her Family, friends & well wishers Donate Vital Ventilator

    An expensive Resmed Stellar 100 Non-Invasive Ventilator, which offers a comprehensive range of therapy modes for patients with changing respiratory needs, worth about Rs 1.24 m was donated to the Colombo Army Hospital COVID -19 treatment unit...

  • New Director HR & IHL Begins Duties

    28th August 2021 10:00:44 Hours

    New Director HR & IHL Begins Duties

    Brigadier Rasika Kumara of Sri Lanka Engineers assumed duties as the 22nd Director of the Directorate of Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law (HR & IHL) on Thursday (19) during a brief ceremony in his office at the Army Headquarters. The newly-appointed Director left his signature....

  • 1000 Needy Families Get ‘Derana’ Relief Packs thru Army Coordination

    27th August 2021 15:00:45 Hours

    1000 Needy Families Get ‘Derana’ Relief Packs thru Army Coordination

    1000 dry ration packs, sponsored by ‘Derana’ Media Network were distributed among needy families in Pirappanmaduwa, Mahakaehchikodiya, Nandimithragama, Selalihinigama, Namalgama and Vimankallu villages through the coordination of the 56 Division HQ under the Security Force...

  • Old Anandians in Victoria Gift Multiparameter Monitor

    27th August 2021 14:00:15 Hours

    Old Anandians in Victoria Gift Multiparameter Monitor

    The Old Anandians’ Association of Victoria, Australia on Thursday (26) donated a multiparameter monitor, worth about Rs 825000 to the COVID unit at the Army Hospital for treatment of affected patients. Impressed with the role of Army personnel towards the eradication of COVID-19 in the country....

  • Quarantine Curfew Extended Till 6 September- Head, NOCPCO

    27th August 2021 13:00:44 Hours

    Quarantine Curfew Extended Till 6 September- Head, NOCPCO

    The quarantine curfew that was imposed at 10.00 pm on 20 August 2021 which is supposed to expire on 30th August 2021 has been extended till 4.00 am on 6 September 2021 following a directive given by HE the President during one more session of the Presidential Task Force, held this morning (27).

  • SFHQ-Wanni Launches Mobile Vaccination Drive in Vavuniya

    27th August 2021 12:45:45 Hours

    SFHQ-Wanni Launches Mobile Vaccination Drive in Vavuniya

    The Army’s mobile vaccination fleet that prioritizes the vaccination of the elderly, sick, handicapped and feeble sections in society extended its service to the Wanni region on Monday (23) focusing largely on the Vavuniya District.The Commander, Security Forces-Wanni. Major General Hemantha Bandara..

  • 53 Division Launches Mobile Vaccination Drive

    27th August 2021 10:55:45 Hours

    53 Division Launches Mobile Vaccination Drive

    Covering areas such as Rattota, Bandarapola, Laggala and Abangaha Divisional Secretariat areas, the Army’s mobile vaccination fleet that prioritizes the vaccination of the elderly, sick, handicapped and feeble sections in society went on providing vaccines under the supervision of the General Officer...