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  • Troops Bring Fire in Passenger Bus under Control

    19th January 2021 13:30:04 Hours

    Troops Bring Fire in Passenger Bus under Control

    Army troops of the 17 (volunteer) Sri Lanka Light Infantry under command to the 651 Brigade of the Security Force HQ-Wanni doused a fire that broke out in a private bus while it was plying in the general area of Alankulama during small hours...

  • New Wanni Commander Inaugurates His Office at SFHQ-Wanni

    19th January 2021 13:23:04 Hours

    New Wanni Commander Inaugurates His Office at SFHQ-Wanni

    A formal ceremony took place on Saturday (16) in connection with the inauguration of office of the newly-appointed Commander Security Forces - Wanni Major General Hemantha Bandara, the 22nd Commander...

  • Major General Priyanka Fernando, New DGGS Assumes Office

    18th January 2021 16:55:55 Hours

    Major General Priyanka Fernando, New DGGS Assumes Office

    Major General Priyanka Fernando of Gemunu Watch this morning (18) assumed office as the new Director General General Staff (DGGS) at the Army Headquarters during a simple ceremony. Amid chanting of ‘Seth Pirith’ by members of the Maha Sangha and...

  • New Director Media at AHQ Takes Office amidst Blessings & Greetings

    18th January 2021 11:43:14 Hours

    New Director Media at AHQ Takes Office amidst Blessings & Greetings

    Brigadier Nilantha Premarathna of Sri Lanka Artillery Regiment assumed office as the 19th Director of Media this morning (18) during a simple ceremony at the Army Headquarters in Sri Jayewardenepura. He succeeds Brigadier Chandana Wickramasinghe.

  • MIC Regimental Centre Infrastructure Boosted Inaugurating its Training School's Main Building

    17th January 2021 14:23:19 Hours

    MIC Regimental Centre Infrastructure Boosted Inaugurating its Training School's Main Building

    Expansion of the new infrastructural development of the 'Home of Military Intelligence' and formal inauguration of the well-equipped main building of the Military Intelligence Training School inside...

  • 53,749 Persons Confirmed Positive So Far-NOCPCO

    17th January 2021 13:30:19 Hours

    53,749 Persons Confirmed Positive So Far-NOCPCO

    As of this morning (19), a total of 674 more persons were confirmed positive to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. Among them, were 47 Sri Lankan expatriates and other 627 are locally-identified ones, including the majority 197 from Colombo district, 165 from Gampaha district, 54 from Kurunegala district and 211 from different other districts, states the National Operations Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO).

  • Major General Priyantha Perera Relinquishes SFHQ Office in the Wanni

    17th January 2021 12:23:19 Hours

    Major General Priyantha Perera Relinquishes SFHQ Office in the Wanni

    Major General Priyantha Perera, Commander, Security Forces – Wanni relinquished his duties in the Wanni HQ on Friday (15) to shortly take over the office of the Commander Security Forces - Jaffna.

  • ASL's New Commandant Assumes Duties

    17th January 2021 12:00:19 Hours

    ASL's New Commandant Assumes Duties

    Brigadier Ranjan Jayasekara of the Sri Lanka Electrical and Mechanical Engineers Regiment assumed duties as the 6th Commandant of the Army School of Logistics (ASL), Trincomalee on 15 January 2021.

  • 523 Brigade’s New Commander Begins Duties

    16th January 2021 18:23:19 Hours

    523 Brigade’s New Commander Begins Duties

    Colonel Nishshanka Samaradiwakara assumed duties as the 13th Commander of the 523 Brigade of the 52 Division of the Security Force HQ-Jaffna, amid religious blessings at the Headquarters in Allarai, Chavakachcheri on Friday (4).

  • More Expatriates Landed in Past 24 Hours -NOCPCO

    16th January 2021 13:23:19 Hours

    More Expatriates Landed in Past 24 Hours -NOCPCO

    As of this morning (18), a total of 763 more persons were confirmed positive to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. Among them, were 14 Sri Lankan expatriates and other 749 are locally-identified ones, including the majority 241 from Colombo...