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  • 5 (V) SLA BATTALION TRAINING CONCLUDES

    24th November 2020 10:10:17 Hours

    The final presentation of Battalion Training of the 5 (V) Regiment of Sri Lanka Artillery was conducted on 20 & 21 November 2020 at Battalion Training School - Thaulwewa. The General Officer Commanding of 22 Infantry Division Major General Channa Weerasuriya participated in the occasion as the Chief Guest and conducted the closing address. Brigade Commanders of 221, 222 & 223 Brigades, Commanding Officers of all Battalions, Chief Instructor – Battalion Training School and staff officers of 22 Infantry Division also participated in the event.

  • 231 BRIGADE CELEBRATES ITS 9TH ANNIVERSARY

    11th November 2020 10:52:15 Hours

    The 231 Brigade of the Security Force Headquarters (East) celebrated its 9th anniversary on Tuesday (10), on a low-profile due to the resurgence of COVID-19 epidemic, including prioritized religious observances.

  • 231 BRIGADE LAUNCHES AN OPERATION CENTRE TO COUNTER COVID 19

    10th November 2020 10:28:40 Hours

    231 Infantry Brigade established an Operation Centre at the Divisional Secretariat, Batticaloa on Monday (09) aimed at monitoring, coordinating and reporting of all COVID 19 related incidents to relevant authorities.

  • 22 INFANTRY DIVISION EDUCATES THE PUBLIC ON COVID - 19

    06th November 2020 16:03:55 Hours

    A series of community based awareness programmes on prevention from transmission of COVID 19 got underway at public places of Trincomalee District on Thursday (05). The programmes were launched on the direction of Major General Channa Weerasuriya, General Officer Commanding 22 Infantry Division and...

  • 231 INFANTRY BRIGADE CONDUCTS AN AWARENESS PROGRAMME ON COVID 19

    03rd November 2020 11:50:32 Hours

    A community based awareness programme on prevention of spreading COVID 19 was conducted in 231 Infantry Brigade on 02 November 2020. The programme was launched by 4 GW troops with the direction of Commander 231 Infantry Brigade. The Police and staff of MOH office Batticaloa assisted for succeeding the programme.

  • COVID - 19 AWARENESS PROGRAMME ON THE POSSIBILITY OF WEARING MASKS

    23rd October 2020 12:16:30 Hours

    An awareness programme and distribution of face masks were conducted in 231 Infantry Brigade on 22 Oct 2020 on its importance and necessity with the spread of the CORONA Virus. The programme was launched by 4 GW and 11 (V) SLSR troops with guidance of Commander 231 Infantry Brigade. Police, AMCOR and Lions Club and civil authorities gave support for the success of the programme.

  • 4 GW TROOPS CONDUCTS A SHARAMADANA CAMPAIGN

    22nd October 2020 13:29:16 Hours

    Adding their contribution to one more community project at the request of hospital authorities, the troops of 4th Battalion of the Gemunu Watch under command to 231 Infantry Brigade joined hands with hospital staff on Sunday (18) to clean the Base Hospital Karadiyanaru Batticaloa which was selected as a Covid - 19 treatment center. On the directions of Headquarters 231 Infantry Brigade, the troops conducted the campaign to clean the surroundings which remained littered with garbage.

  • 24 DIVISION ORGANIZES A CHILDREN’S DAY PROJECT

    02nd October 2020 13:56:49 Hours

    On the guidance of the General Officer Commanding 24 Division Major General T D Weerakoon RWP RSP USP, a special programme was organized by the troops of 24 Division on Thursday (01) in collaboration with Urban Council of Ampara and Seylan Bank to mark the World Children’s Day. It was organized to provide incentives to deserving children in Ampara District.

  • SF (EAST) CONTRIBUTES TO INTERNATIONAL COASTAL CLEANUP DAY

    29th September 2020 11:40:03 Hours

    To coincide with the ongoing National Marine Resources Conservation Week (19-25 Sept) and the International Coastal Cleanup Day-2020 (19 September), Security Forces (East) launched several beach cleaning programmes covering several coastal areas highly polluted due to discarded wrappers, polythene, plastic bottles, empty beer cans, empty liquor bottles etc.

  • 22 INF DIV CONDUCTS A RAID ON ILLEGAL SAND MINING

    27th September 2020 10:28:17 Hours

    During a special raid conducted by the troops of 22 Infantry Division in General area Trincomalee on 26 Sep 2020, troops with police apprehended 144 x persons engaged in illegal sand mining, along with 04 x tipper trucks, 15 x tractors, 13 x motor bikes, 26 x shovels and 62 x buckets. Apprehended persons, vehicles and equipment were and handed over to the Mutur, Kinniya and Serunuwara Police Stations.