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  • East Commander Lays Cornerstone

    03rd June 2019 17:17:01 Hours

    East Commander Lays Cornerstone

    At the invitation of the incumbent at Welikanda Buddhist Centre, Major General Aruna Jayasekera, Commander, Security Forces - East as the Chief Guest laid the cornerstone for construction of a new Pagoda (Stupa) in the Security Force...

  • 651 Brigade Troops Help Students

    03rd June 2019 17:10:15 Hours

    651 Brigade Troops Help Students

    11 (V) Gajaba Regiment (GR) troops of the 651 Brigade under the 65 Division of the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) at the request of Kariyalanagapdduwan Primary School authorities conducted a cleaning programme inside....

  • 61 Division Turns 11 Years Old

    03rd June 2019 16:50:15 Hours

    61 Division Turns 11 Years Old

    61 Division Headquarters of the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) marked its 11th anniversary on Thursday (30) with several formalities and religious ceremonies. On the directions of its incumbent General Officer Commanding (GOC), Brigadier K.D.C.G.J Thilakarathne, the day’s anniversary events got to a start with the planting of a sandalwood sapling in the premises. Later, the GOC addressed the troops and spoke of the importance of their profession and maintenance of discipline.

  • SLCMP Anniversary Held at Headquarters

    03rd June 2019 16:40:55 Hours

    SLCMP Anniversary Held at Headquarters

    Sri Lanka Corps of Military Police (SLCMP) on Thursday (30) celebrated its 29th anniversary with several formalities and other arrangements. Major General D.K.G.D Sirisena, Colonel Commandant, SLCMP as the Chief Guest attended the formalities, held at the SLCMP Regimental Headquarters at Polhengoda.

  • Deaf & Blind Children Get Special Treat

    03rd June 2019 16:32:55 Hours

    Deaf & Blind Children Get Special Treat

    Taking a stock of stationery and gifts to the children in the Kaithady Deaf and Blind School in the Jaffna peninsula, 523 Brigade troops of the 52 Division on account of 10th National War Heroes’ remembrance recently....

  • 57 Div Troops Provide Security to Meeting

    03rd June 2019 16:10:55 Hours

    57 Div Troops Provide Security to Meeting

    57 Division troops of the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN), together with the Police provided necessary security for a meeting of ‘Samurdhi’ recipients, held at Kilinochchi Central College on....

  • Troops Douse Wildfire Near Diyathalawa Railway Station

    03rd June 2019 16:00:47 Hours

    Troops Douse Wildfire Near Diyathalawa Railway Station

    A sudden wildfire that broke out in the general area of Diyathalawa Railway Station was brought under control on Friday (31). The fire broke out due to prevailing spell of dry weather patterns that have....

  • Army Initiative Gets 300 More Spectacles for Wanni Civilians

    30th May 2019 18:39:54 Hours

    Army Initiative Gets 300 More Spectacles for Wanni Civilians

    As a continuation of the ongoing social welfare projects being implemented by the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) on the directions of Major General Kumudu Perera, Commander, Security Forces - Wanni...

  • US Pacific Command Officials Conduct Workshop on Civil Affairs

    30th May 2019 18:17:45 Hours

    US Pacific Command Officials Conduct Workshop on Civil Affairs

    A two-day long workshop on Civil Affairs and Military Information Support Operation was organized by the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna during 29 - 30 at Thalsevana Army Holiday Resort on the directions of...

  • Station Masters Learn About Security Developments

    30th May 2019 18:16:45 Hours

    Station Masters Learn About Security Developments

    An awareness programme on the present security measures and developments was conducted for Station Masters in the Kandy region in response to a request made by the Sri Lanka Railway Station Masters' Association. It was held at the auditorium 2 (Volunteer) Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) on Thursday (30) in Kandy.