Troops of the 23 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment organized a ‘Shramadana’ campaign to clean the surroundings of Inspector Eatham Tamil Maha Vidyalaya on Friday (27).......
A PRELIMINARY round of discussion to explore possibilities of promoting mental and physical well-being of the physically-handicapped War Heroes affected by terrorism was recently held at Army Headquarters auditorium, chaired by Mrs. Manjulika Jayasuriya, President, Seva Vanitha Army Branch (SVAB). The meeting focused on provision of possible residential therapy and treatment to those War Heroes who need close attention, psychological guidance and counseling while strengthening relations among their next of kin.
THE MAIN company, K.B. Ebert & Sons Ltd, engaged in the Jaffna- Point Pedro main road reconstruction work, following a request made by the Army offered job opportunities for eight youths in Mirusuvil, Jaffna. Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya during a recent visit to the peninsula instructed Security Forces Headquarters, Jaffna to explore possibilities of finding as many employment opportunities as possible to unemployed Tamil youngsters in the area.
SRI LANKA has praised China for its cooperation during its decades long conflict with the LTTE, as Beijing pledged USD one million in aid for the rehabilitation of the displaced Tamil civilians housed in the relief camps in the country. Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama conveyed Colombo's appreciation to China during his talks with Lt Gen Ma Xiaotian, Deputy Chief of General Staff, People's Liberation Army (PLA), for assisting Colombo "during the demanding times", a Sri Lankan foreign ministry release said.
Major General S.W.L Daulagala, the newly appointed Commandant, Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force (SLAVF) assumed office on Friday (23) morning during a brief ceremony, held at SLAVF Headquarters in Kosgama. A Guard Turnout and a Guard of Honour saluted the new Commandant in accordance with military formalities after he was welcomed on arrival at the premises.
AS SERENITY is fast taking root, the law and order machinery is simultaneously shaping up in the Mullaittivu district while restoring full normalcy, freedom, democracy and more significantly, the peace and harmony among Mullaittivu people, badly battered for over three decades due to LTTE terrorism inside the so called former “heartland of LTTE’s de-facto regime”. The ceremonial opening of the newly established Security Forces Headquarters, Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) complex Tuesday (8) morning by Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya further cemented the notion that security in the Mullaittivu sector would not remain an issue any longer since Police personnel in Mullaittivu are now able to well coordinate all security administrative matters with this new Headquarters.