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  • Promoted GOC in 12 Division Welcomed in Parade

    12th February 2019 10:55:42 Hours

    Promoted GOC in 12 Division Welcomed in Parade

    Major General Deepthi Jayathilake, General Officer Commanding (GOC), 12 Division upon arrival at the Divisional Headquarters in Hambantota back on Friday (8) after his recent elevation to the rank of Major General was welcomed in a formal Guard Turnout and a Guard of Honour in conformity....

  • Army Initiative Collects North & South-based Band Playing Students Together in Jaffna

    12th February 2019 10:54:02 Hours

    Army Initiative Collects North & South-based Band Playing Students Together in Jaffna

    In another genuine effort to strengthen and promote spirits of reconciliation and harmony, a group of more than 750 students of 30 Jaffna schools and 200 students of South-based schools, making a historic gesture in the peninsula, joined hands together at....

  • Golf Receives Re-invigorated Spirit in Diyatalawa with ORs Entering the Fray

    12th February 2019 10:08:33 Hours

    Golf Receives Re-invigorated Spirit in Diyatalawa with ORs Entering the Fray

    The Army's Inter Regiment Golf Championship, one of the fast emerging sports among Army personnel got underway on a grand scale this year on Saturday (9) at the Army Golf Ground in Diyatalawa. All Regiments in the Army contributed to the event this year by....

  • One More Meditation Session On

    12th February 2019 10:00:33 Hours

    One More Meditation Session On

    Ven. Diyasenpura Wimala Thero, the resident monk at ‘Bavunseth Mind Relaxing Meditation Center’ at Helummahara, Dekatana trained one more Officer and fifty-six Other Ranks of the Sri Lanka Army for meditation on Friday (8) at the invitation of the Directorate of Psychological Operations at the Army Headquarters.

  • Army Swimmers Carry Overall Championship in Famous Ambalangoda Swim

    12th February 2019 09:55:01 Hours

    Army Swimmers Carry Overall Championship in Famous Ambalangoda Swim

    The 46th Two-mile Swimming Championship (open) kicked off at Ambalagoda seas on Sunday (10) with 462 competitors, including 66 lady competitors from 49 sports clubs. Sri Lanka Army bagged 101 points and qualified for the overall Championship and pushed Colombo....

  • Chief of Staff Inspects Routine Admin Procedures in SFHQ-East

    11th February 2019 22:19:46 Hours

    Chief of Staff Inspects Routine Admin Procedures in SFHQ-East

    Major General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Staff on Monday (11) was at the Security Force Headquarters- East (SFHQ-E) to conduct the annual routine administrative inspection for the first time after he was appointed the new Chief of Staff. On his arrival, he was warmly received by the Commander, Security Forces....

  • Newly-Promoted Major General Gunarathna Greeted to a Warm Reception at SLLI Regimental Hqrs

    10th February 2019 15:11:01 Hours

    Newly-Promoted Major General Gunarathna Greeted to a Warm Reception at SLLI Regimental Hqrs

    The most recently-promoted Major General Jayantha Gunarathna, General Officer Commanding, 55 Division of the Security Forces in Jaffna during his first formal visit to his mother regiment, Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) upon his elevation...

  • Norway's Ambassador in Jaffna Pays a Courtesy call on Jaffna Commander

    09th February 2019 11:24:36 Hours

    Norway's Ambassador in Jaffna Pays a Courtesy call on Jaffna Commander

    H.E Thorbjorn Gaustadsaether, Norway's Ambassador for Sri Lanka during a visit to the Jaffna peninsula, paid a courtesy call on the Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna, Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi on Thursday (7), together with the political Adviser in the Embassy.

  • Central Troops Perform Community Projects & Listen to Lectures

    09th February 2019 11:00:32 Hours

    Central Troops Perform Community Projects & Listen to Lectures

    Following a proposal made by Major General Ruwan De Silva, Commander, Security Forces - Central (SF-Cen), a project was launched by a group of Central troops on Friday (8) to clean up both roadsides from the centre of Diyatalawa town up to the Y-junction, adjoining Bandarawela-Haputale...

  • 52 Division Initiates One More Donation Project for Jaffna Students

    08th February 2019 17:59:00 Hours

    52 Division Initiates One More Donation Project for Jaffna Students

    Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) taking its humanitarian welfare projects further forward took steps to distribute one more stock of school accessories to 27 students at Chavakachcher Roman Catholic Junior Mixed School with the sponsorship provided by the Japan-based expatriate...