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  • MILITARY COLLABORATION FOR THAIPONGAL FESTIVAL

    21st January 2019 20:49:50 Hours

    The troops of Security Force (East) organized several programmes on Thaipongal day in collaboration with the Tamil people in the Eastern Province.

  • 10TH BATTALION, THE GAJABA REGIMENT COMMEMORATES ITS 25TH ANNIVERSARY

    16th January 2019 14:21:22 Hours

    The Officers Get-together of 10th Battalion, the Gajaba Regiment to commemorate its 25th anniversary was held on 12 January 2019 at the Battalion Headquarters Batticaloa with the presence of Maj Gen Shavendra Silva - Chief of Staff and Colonel of the Regiment of the Gajaba Regiment. His Lordship Rt. Rev Joseph Ponnaiah - Bishop of Batticaloa Diocese, Lt. Gen (retd) Jagath Dias - first Commanding Officer of the Battalion, Maj Gen Aruna Jayasekera - Comd SF East, Mr. Kapila Jayasekara - SDIG Eastern Province and a large gathering of invitees representing Army, Navy, Air Force, Police and distinguished civilians attended the event. The highlight of the evening was the felicitation given to all former Commanding Officers of the Battalion in recognition of their dedicated services rendered in upbringing the Battalion to the present status. A colourful entertainment programme concluded the proceedings.

  • NEW COMMANDER 233 BRIGADE ASSUMED DUTIES AT AUSPICIOUS TIME

    13th January 2019 14:43:18 Hours

    Colonel R Elvitigala USP assumed duties as the Commander 233 Brigade at auspicious time after observing religious rituals on 06 January 2019.

  • NEW BGS SFHQ (EAST) ASSUMED DUTIES AT AUSPICIOUS TIME

    13th January 2019 14:39:15 Hours

    Brigadier G W L Mahinkanda assumed duties as BGS of SFHQ (East) at auspicious time after observing religious rituals on 12 January 2019.

  • 22 DIVISION SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED BASIC ENGLISH AND TAMIL LANGUAGE COURSES

    12th January 2019 17:25:05 Hours

    22 Division successfully completed Basic English and Tamil language courses scheduled for year 2018, for Other Ranks of under command battalions to enhance their language skills to achieve modern language demands enabling them to provide an efficient service without any language barrier. The English language course consisted with 45 working days while Tamil language course was conducted for a period of 30 working days including theoretical and practical aspects.

  • 233 BRIGADE FACILITATES TO CONSTRUCT A TODDLERS' PARK

    11th January 2019 13:40:15 Hours

    Headquarters of 233 Brigade has contributed to construct a Toddlers’ park in Mankerni under the guidance of Commander 233 Brigade Colonel Anil Samarasiri and it was carried out in line with the series of community-oriented programmes organized by the Security Force (East).

  • A DONATION OF SCHOOL ITEMS FOR THILAKAWATHIYAR GIRLS' HOME KATHIRAWELI

    11th January 2019 13:37:35 Hours

    A donation programme of school items sponsored by Mr. T N Wijethunga of Maharagama was held at “Thilakawathiyar” Girls' Home Kadiraweli, on 02 January 2019 under the coordination of 233 Brigade Vakarai. This was an initiative aimed at supporting education of children and it was conducted in line with the series of community-oriented welfare programmes organized by the Security Force (East).

  • TROOPS OF 22 DIVISION ASSIST A KOVIL POOJA

    09th January 2019 09:47:11 Hours

    The troops of 22 Division extended their assistance to conduct the Annual Kovil Pooja at \Sri Hanuman Kovil¶ Orr´s Hill-Trincomalee on Sunday (06). Prior to the event, the troops conducted a Sharmadana Campaign to clear the surrounding of the premises together with devotees in the area.

  • DONATION FOR 150 STUDENTS

    09th January 2019 09:43:47 Hours

    In order to uplift the education of underprivileged students in Vakarei area, the Headquarters of 233 Brigade initiated a donation programme of school materials on 07 January 2019 at Kadiraweli Vigneswara School. The programme was organized with the assistance of the Chairperson -‘Peace and Loving’’ foundation, Mr. Laxman Mahanama. 150 school bags including all needy accessories worth of Rs. 3000 each were distributed among the students.

  • 224 BRIGADE CONDUCTS CHRISTMAS CAROLS

    30th December 2018 11:21:28 Hours

    The troops of the 224 Brigade together with members of Catholic community conducted a Christmas Carols Service with a special Mass on 24 Monday at Marie´s Church Saliyapura, Trincomalee. More than 50 school children attended the programme and recited Christmas carols in Sinhala and Tamil languages as a symbol of goodwill and harmony.