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Security Force Headquarters
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31st May 2019 16:45:01 Hours

DURING INSPECTION VISITS, COMMANDER SECURITY FORCE - (EAST) JOINS 'IFTAR' CEREMONY

Major General Aruna Jaysekera, Commander, Security Forces - East with a view to inspect the present security arrangements in the region, undertook visits to 23 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) and 8 Sri Lanka National Guard ( 8 SLNG) Battalions in Sengamuwa and Kanchanakuda areas on Tuesday (28), together with several Senior Officers.

At both locations, the Commander was briefed by the Commanding Officers of the Battalions on the security measures that are being taken on the prevailing situation of the under command areas.

As the final segment of the day's itinerary, Major General Aruna Jayasekera took part in the Iftar ceremony (breaking of fast) of the Muslims in Kalmunai Mosque as the Chief invitee to the occasion.

Afterwards, the Officers took part in the ceremony, aimed at further fostering of sound ethnic relations. The visiting Commander, Security Forces - East expressing his thoughts to the gathering, thanked the Muslim community for inviting him to the occasion.

Similarly, a member of the Kalmunai Mosque praised the Commander SF-E for restoration of normalcy in the area and gratefully acknowledged the dedication of the Security Forces.