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  • Appreciative Mementos to Indian Signal Instructors & Certificates to Young Officers Awarded

    08th April 2019 10:57:28 Hours

    Appreciative Mementos to Indian Signal Instructors & Certificates to Young Officers Awarded

    15 Young Officers including 1 Woman Officer in the Young Officers’ Course No -14 who successfully completed the 12-week long Course at the School of Signals in Kandy passed out after receiving their certificates during a simple closing ceremony,...

  • GENERAL AMNESTY TO RECEIVE DISCHARGE FOR ARMY ABSENTEES DECLARED

    06th April 2019 23:59:45 Hours

    GENERAL AMNESTY TO RECEIVE DISCHARGE FOR ARMY ABSENTEES DECLARED

    HE the President in his capacity as Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and Minister of Defence on the recommendations of the Ministry of Defence and the Commander of the Army has offered a General Amnesty period (22 April - 10 May 2019) to all Army absentees.....

  • New Security Force Kilinochchi Commander Makes Formal Visits

    06th April 2019 23:58:01 Hours

    New Security Force Kilinochchi Commander Makes Formal Visits

    The newly-appointed Commander Security Forces- Kilinochchi, Major General Vijitha Ravipriya upon his assumption of his new office made formal visits to the 65 Division and its under command Brigades and Battalions during April 4-5. On arrival Major General Wasantha Kumarapperuma, General...

  • 571 Brigade-Organized 'T Rasanayagam Memorial Football Tournament' Won by Udayatharukei Sports Club Team

    06th April 2019 23:48:01 Hours

    571 Brigade-Organized 'T Rasanayagam Memorial Football Tournament' Won by Udayatharukei Sports Club Team

    Under the guidance and supervision of Major General Vijitha Ravipriya, Commander, Security Forces Kilinochchi, the T Rasanayagam Memorial Football Tournament was launched by 57 Division Headquarters for the second consecutive year with the participation of record 36 regional football teams in Kilinochchi District.

  • New Kitchen Complex for the Other Ranks’ Mess Opened

    06th April 2019 23:42:01 Hours

    New Kitchen Complex for the Other Ranks’ Mess Opened

    A newly-constructed modern Kitchen Complex for Other Ranks’ Mess at Security Force Headquarters – Jaffna (SFHQ-J) was opened by the Commander Security Forces - Jaffna, Major General Dharshana Hettiarrachchi on Saturday (6).

  • Pre-School Students Keep Visiting Palaly Airport

    06th April 2019 23:38:01 Hours

    Pre-School Students Keep Visiting Palaly Airport

    Security Force Headquarters – Jaffna facilitated another visit of pre-school students to Palaly airport on Friday (5) with the intention of further promoting gestures of goodwill and reconciliation on the recommendations of Commander Security Forces - Jaffna, Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi.

  • Defence Attaché for Maldives Bids Goodbye

    06th April 2019 22:23:01 Hours

    Defence Attaché for Maldives Bids Goodbye

    The outgoing Defence Attaché for Maldives, Colonel Ahmed Ghiyas on Friday (5) paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake at the Army Headquarters. During his interaction with the Commander, the Defence Attaché recalled gestures of goodwill and....

  • Major General Silva, New Colonel of the Regiment, CR

    05th April 2019 19:45:25 Hours

    Major General Silva, New Colonel of the Regiment, CR

    Major General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Army this morning (5) assumed duties as Colonel of the Regiment, Commando Regiment (CR) during a simple ceremony at Ganemulla CR Headquarters. Amid religious observances, the new Colonel of the Regiment placed his signature for an official document....

  • New Director at HR & HL Directorate Assumes Office

    05th April 2019 17:43:06 Hours

    New Director at HR & HL Directorate Assumes Office

    Brigadier A.G.D.N Jayasundara of Sri Lanka Mechanized Infantry Regiment who was appointed as the new Director Human Rights and Humanitarian Law of the Army, assumed duties recently at his office. He is the 20th Director at Directorate of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at the Army Headquarters.

  • ‘Healthy Army - Healthy Nation’ Goes to Sapugaskanda DSCSC

    05th April 2019 16:43:06 Hours

    ‘Healthy Army - Healthy Nation’ Goes to Sapugaskanda DSCSC

    One more session of the ‘Healthy Army - Healthy Nation’ (HAHN) campaign, slated to cut down disability and death (morbidity and mortality) among Army personnel due to kidney failures, heart attacks, Diabetes, Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure got underway on Tuesday (02) at Sapugaskanda...