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  • Commander SF-E Meets Muslim Religious Representatives

    13th April 2019 08:42:22 Hours

    Commander SF-E Meets Muslim Religious Representatives

    Major General Aruna Jayasekara, Commander, Security Forces - East (SF-E) with the objective of further promoting understanding between civil society and the Army, had a discussion with Muslim religious leaders in Kattankudy area on Tuesday (9) at Kattankudy Hizbullah hall.

  • Major General W.A.K.B Udalupola Greeted upon His Recent Promotion

    13th April 2019 08:38:19 Hours

    Major General W.A.K.B Udalupola Greeted upon His Recent Promotion

    Major General W.A.K.B Udalupola upon his return to the Headquarters 23 Infantry Division on Saturday (6) after elevation to the rank of Major General was honoured in a Guard Turnout and a Guard of Honour by 23 Division troops.

  • GR Headquarters Adorns Its Premises with New High Quality Holiday Resort

    11th April 2019 18:15:27 Hours

    GR Headquarters Adorns Its Premises with New High Quality Holiday Resort

    A high quality holiday bungalow, ‘King Keterian’, erected by Gajaba Regiment (GR) troops, facing the lake inside the Gajaba Regiment Headquarters in Saliyapura, Anuradhapura was ceremonially commissioned this morning (11) by Major General Shavendra Silva, Colonel of the Regiment, Gajaba Regiment and Chief of Staff during a ceremony, comprised of religious...

  • Army Shooters Make Convincing New National Records in NSSF Championship

    11th April 2019 14:44:55 Hours

    Army Shooters Make Convincing New National Records in NSSF Championship

    Sri Lanka Army Rifle and Pistol Shooters in a clean sweep over their rivals in the sister services, Police, island-wide public and private schools and different clubs during the recent National Shooting Sports Federation (NSSF) Open Rifle and Pistol Shooting Championship - 2019 held at the Sri Lanka...

  • Indo-Sri Lanka 'Mitra Shakthi' Training Exercise Culminates

    11th April 2019 08:09:57 Hours

    Indo-Sri Lanka 'Mitra Shakthi' Training Exercise Culminates

    The 'Mitra Shakthi', joint training exercise with Indian and Sri Lankan Army troops conducted in Diyatalawa garrison area had its closing ceremony at 1 Gemunu Watch premises on Monday (8). A ceremonial parade honoured Colonel Parthasarathy Roy, Commanding Officer of the Indian contingent, represented by 11 Officers and 109 Other Ranks...

  • 'Angampora' Martial Art Trg Takes Root in SFHQ-KLN Premises as a Separate Village

    10th April 2019 13:29:45 Hours

    'Angampora' Martial Art Trg Takes Root in SFHQ-KLN Premises as a Separate Village

    ‘Angampora’ a martial art that dates back to the times of Sri Lankan royalties with more than 9500 years of history, which has been locally used as a particular self-defensive fighting technique, endowed with different characteristics, such as astrology, meditation, medical methods, sorcery, illusory tricks, etc made its entry...

  • SLLI Headquarters Bids Happy Retirement to Three Senior Officers

    10th April 2019 13:15:03 Hours

    SLLI Headquarters Bids Happy Retirement to Three Senior Officers

    Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) Headquarters at Panagoda during the weekend (5-6 April) bade farewell to three of its proud sons, Major General Ralf Nugera, Major General Sudath Perera and Brigadier J. Thanthiriwatte who were retiring from the Army after exemplary and reputed services..

  • Indian Defence Secretary Visits Sacred Temple of Tooth Relic

    10th April 2019 09:07:42 Hours

    Indian Defence Secretary Visits Sacred Temple of Tooth Relic

    Indian Defence Secretary Mr Sanjay Mitra and 15 other delegates currently in Sri Lanka on a two-day official visit to attend bilateral discussions in the 6th round of ‘India-Sri Lanka Annual Defence Dialogue’ venerated the sacred Temple of Tooth Relics in Kandy this morning (9).

  • Engineers Produce Mobile Stages for Army Use

    09th April 2019 18:45:53 Hours

    Engineers Produce Mobile Stages for Army Use

    Following a creative notion suggested by the Colonel of the Regiment, Sri Lanka Engineers (SLE), troops of the 16 Sri Lanka Engineers (SLE) on the guidelines given by the Chief Filed Engineer produced two low-cost mobile stages that could be used for Army events.

  • More Bicycles Thru SFHQ-J Donated to Poor Students

    09th April 2019 16:32:42 Hours

    More Bicycles Thru SFHQ-J Donated to Poor Students

    In order to help ease the burden of travel to the schools on daily basis, the push bicycle ride in the Jaffna peninsula has been a popular mode of transport for generations. Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J), fully aware of those difficulties of students has been donating hundreds of push bicycles...