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  • Jaffna Achievers in Grade 5 Exam Felicitated & Given Further Support for Studies

    08th December 2017 18:22:19 Hours

    Jaffna Achievers in Grade 5 Exam Felicitated & Given Further Support for Studies

    Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) recently appreciated achievements, made by students in the recent Grade 5 Scholarship examination in a special ceremony that awarded more financial grants....

  • Psy Ops Conducts Awareness Programme for Army Personnel

    08th December 2017 18:16:31 Hours

    Psy Ops Conducts Awareness Programme for Army Personnel

    Directorate of Psychological Operations at the Army Headquarters launched one more awareness programmes to improve the character and personalities of Army personnel serving in the Sri Lanka Artillery (SLA) at the SLA Regimental Headquarters....

  • ICRC Officials in Vavuniya Visit SFHQ-MLT & SFHQ-KLN

    07th December 2017 22:34:21 Hours

    ICRC Officials in Vavuniya Visit SFHQ-MLT & SFHQ-KLN

    Head of the Office of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Vavuniya Ms Anne Melotte, together with Ms Nadine Josee Donadio, Security Coordinator of the ICRC Office in Colombo, during a visit to the Northern area paid a courtesy call....

  • Central Troops Learn about ‘Cyber Crimes & Security’

    07th December 2017 22:32:07 Hours

    Central Troops Learn about ‘Cyber Crimes & Security’

    An awareness programme to educate troops serving the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-C) on ‘Cyber Crimes and Security’ got underway on Wednesday (6), following an initiative, suggested by the Commander, Security Forces - Central on....

  • Troops Support Dengue Prevention in Kilinochchi Area

    07th December 2017 22:23:48 Hours

    Troops Support Dengue Prevention in Kilinochchi Area

    A prevention programme against Dengue epidemic was conducted in Kilinochchi on Tuesday (5) to prevent any spread of Dengue after the rainy season. 1 Officer and 15 Other Ranks of 16 (V) Sri Lanka Light Infantry serving the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi....

  • Another Meditation Programme for Military Personnel

    07th December 2017 22:11:17 Hours

    Another Meditation Programme for Military Personnel

    Ven Diyasenpura Wimala Thero, the resident monk at Kanduboda Baunseth Vipassana Bhavana Centre on Thursday (30) at the request of the Army, conducted one more one-day meditation programme for a group of 82 military personnel.

  • 23 Division Troops Qualify in ‘Self-Defence’ Practices

    05th December 2017 20:07:41 Hours

    23 Division Troops Qualify in ‘Self-Defence’ Practices

    Expertise and professionalism of 1 Commando Regiment (CR) soldiers successfully produced 57 more ‘self-defence’ competent Army personnel under command to 23 Division Headquarters of the Security Force Headquarters – East (SFHQ-E) by training them in the Reality Based Self Defence (RBSD) Course No 03.

  • Annual ‘Unduvap Perahera’ Held at Jaffna Naga Viharaya

    05th December 2017 16:29:36 Hours

    Annual ‘Unduvap Perahera’ Held at Jaffna Naga Viharaya

    The 'Unduvap' Perahera of the Jaffna Sri Naga Vihara assisted by the Army paraded the streets in Jaffna Sunday (3) evening. On the instructions of Major General Dharshana Hettiarachchi, Commander, Security Forces – Jaffna (SF-J), Major General Marvyn Perera....

  • Canadian High Commissioner Meets Jaffna Commander

    03rd December 2017 16:15:01 Hours

    Canadian High Commissioner Meets Jaffna Commander

    During a tour to the peninsula, HE David Mckinnon, High Commissioner of Canada in Sri Lanka, together with Ms. Jennifer Hart, Political and Economic Counsellor of the Canadian High Commission in Colombo paid a courtesy visit to the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna .

  • Psy Ops & ADIC Launches Awareness on Drug Prevention

    03rd December 2017 16:14:38 Hours

    Psy Ops & ADIC Launches Awareness on Drug Prevention

    One more round of Officer Instructor Training programme for ‘National Drug Prevention’, coordinated by the Directorate of Psychological Operations in coordination with the Alcohol and Drug Information Centre (ADIC) got to a start at the ADIC Head Office premises during 28-30 November.