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  • 92 Families in Pooneryn Given Relief Packs

    28th July 2021 16:00:38 Hours

    92 Families in Pooneryn Given Relief Packs

    With generosity extended by past students of Colombo Royal College Class of 1982, Major General Ajith Dissanayake, General Officer Commanding (GOC), 66 Division under the Security Force HQ-Mullaittivu, together with his troops distributed dry ration packs among 92 needy families in Pooneryn area...

  • 66 Division-Grown Pepper Harvest Reaped

    28th July 2021 15:00:38 Hours

    66 Division-Grown Pepper Harvest Reaped

    The first quantity of the pepper harvest grown in the Green House yard inside the 66 Division Headquarters complex in Pooneryn was reaped on Thursday (22). The project ‘Green House’ introduced by the General Officer Commanding, 66 Division, Major General Ajith Dissanayake...

  • GW Regimental HQ Bids Farewell to Colonel of the Regiment & CoS

    28th July 2021 14:00:38 Hours

    GW Regimental HQ Bids Farewell to Colonel of the Regiment & CoS

    A farewell ceremony for Major General Senarath Bandara, 57th Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Army and Colonel of the Regiment of Gemunu Watch was held at the GW Regiment Centre HQ on 16 July 2021 on the eve of his retirement after completion over 35 years of service in Sri Lanka Army.

  • 7 SLA Troops Distribute Relief Packs among the Poor

    28th July 2021 13:00:38 Hours

    7 SLA Troops Distribute Relief Packs among the Poor

    Troops of the 7 Sri Lanka Artillery Regiment with the support of some donors in the area organized a programme to distribute dry ration packs among several needy families in Rotawewa and Minneriya areas in Polonnaruwa district on Tuesday (20).

  • New Facilities in 720 Composite Squadron Opened

    28th July 2021 12:00:38 Hours

    New Facilities in 720 Composite Squadron Opened

    The newly-constructed 720 composite squadron of Sri Lanka Army Service Corps building complex in the 662 Brigade HQ compound in Pooneryn under the 66 Division of the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaitivu was declared open by Major General Ajith Dissanayake, General Officer Commanding, 66 Division on Saturday (24).

  • Jaffna Commander Makes Formal Visits

    28th July 2021 11:00:38 Hours

    Jaffna Commander Makes Formal Visits

    Major General Jagath Kodithuwakku who assumed duties as the 26th Commander, Security Force - Jaffna, paid his maiden field visit to the 52 Division Headquarters on Sunday (25).

  • Two More Army Built Houses for the Homeless Warmed & Inaugurated in Kilinochchi

    27th July 2021 16:35:28 Hours

    Two More Army Built Houses for the Homeless Warmed & Inaugurated in Kilinochchi

    20 Sri Lanka Light Infantry troops serving the SFHQ-Kilinochchi, continuing the SFHQ-KLN’s house-building community project as per directions of the Commander of the Army recently built one more new house for a needy family in Mukkompon area in Kilinochchi...

  • New Chief of Staff Assumes Office amid Religious Blessings

    25th July 2021 19:00:42 Hours

    New Chief of Staff Assumes Office amid Religious Blessings

    Major General Priyantha Perera of Gemunu Watch this morning (20) assumed office at the Army Headquarters as the 58th Chief of Staff of the Army during a simple ceremony at his new office, amid religious observances, greetings and best wishes. Major General Priyantha Perera was appointed...

  • New Colonel of the Regiment, MIR Takes Office

    25th July 2021 18:00:42 Hours

    New Colonel of the Regiment, MIR Takes Office

    Major General Priyanka Fernando assumed duties as the 12th Colonel of the Regiment of the Mechanized Infantry Regiment on 21 July2021 at the Regimental Centre, Mechanized Infantry Regiment. The Colonel of the Regiment Centre, Mechanized Infantry Regiment.

  • 628 More Persons Leave QCs - NOCPCO

    25th July 2021 17:00:42 Hours

    628 More Persons Leave QCs - NOCPCO

    As of this morning (28), a total of 1,711 more persons were confirmed positive to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. Among them, 23 were Sri Lankan expatriates. The rest 1,688 were locally-identified positive cases, including the majority 481 from Colombo District, 310 from Gampaha District, 228 from Kalutara...