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  • EMERGENCY PREPARATIONS FOR COVID-19 IN TRINCOMALEE DISTRICT

    31st May 2021 12:35:02 Hours

    As per the directions given by Major General Samantha Silva General Officer Commanding - 22 Infantry Division, Ayuruvedic Hospital Kappalthurei (Capacity 50 patients) has been Coverted into a Covid 19 treatment centre as a readiness to face any emergency situation in the wake of rapid contamination of the COVID - 19 3rd wave in the country. The treatment centre was established by the troops of 2 (V) GR Battalion under the supervision of Commander 221 Brigade and health authorities in Trincomalee District.

  • 24 DIVISION CONDUCTS COVID 19 VACCINATION PROGRAMME AT DISTRICT SECRETARIAT AMPARA

    31st May 2021 09:49:29 Hours

    Medical team of 24 Infantry Division launched a special Covid – 19 vaccination programme at District Secretariat Ampara on Friday (28) for 28 government officials including the District Secretary Ampara.

  • 2 (V) SLSC TROOPS ASSIST TO COMPLETE PAINTINGS AT BANDANAGALA SRI SUBHADRARAMA TEMPLE DIMBULAGALA

    28th May 2021 14:16:11 Hours

    In response to a request made from Commander Security Force (East) by Ven. Dewagala Hemanthalankara Thero the Chief Incumbent of Bandanagala Sri Subhadrarama temple Dimbulagala, the troops of 2 (V) SLSC provided their assistance to complete the paintings of Pagoda, Cloud Shaped Dyke, Shrining Room, Bodhi Dyke and Campanile under the directions and guidance of Major General Channa Weerasuriya, the Commander Security Force (East).

  • EMERGENCY PREPARATIONS FOR COVID-19 IN VAKARAI HOSPITAL

    28th May 2021 08:53:52 Hours

    Under the supervision of Colonel Wasantha Hewage, the Commander 233 Infantry Brigade, Vakarai Hospital was turned into COVID - 19 Treatment Centre on 22 May 2021 by the troops of 233 Infantry Brigade as a readiness to face any emergency situation under present rapid contamination of the COVID - 19 virus in the country.

  • A DONATION TO INTERMEDIATE CARE CENTRE KANDAKADU

    25th May 2021 12:20:38 Hours

    Troops of 9 SLA conducted a donation programme for Intermediate Care Centre (ICC) Kandakadu on 20 May 2021 focusing the immediate needs of the centre including 5 Water Boilers and 3 Security Torches.

  • NEW COMMANDING OFFICER OF 6 GR ASSUMES DUTIES

    25th May 2021 12:18:31 Hours

    Major RMJB Ranaraja psc GR assumed duties as the 14th Commanding Officer of the 6 th Battalion, the Gajaba Regiment on 19 May 2021 at the Battalion Headquarters in Nawaladi, Batticaloa.

  • A DONATION TO INTERMEDIATE CARE CENTRE HINGURAKGODA

    12th May 2021 17:25:40 Hours

    Troops of 7 SLA conducted a donation programme for Intermediate Care Centre (ICC) Hingurakgoda on 8, 9 and 10 May 2021 focusing the immediate needs such as water boilers, towels and food items.

  • PROVISION OF TRANSPORT FOR COVID 19 VICTIMS AFTER TREATMENTS

    12th May 2021 17:23:40 Hours

    Under the direction of Major General Nalin Koswatte, the General Officer Commanding 23 Infantry Division, 28 COVID 19 victims who underwent treatments at the Intermediate Care Centre (ICC) Hingurakgoda were safely sent to their respective residences on 08 May 2021 under the supervision of 7 SLA.

  • AN AWARENESS PROGRAMME ON COVID 19 IN ERAUR AND KATTANKUDY

    12th May 2021 17:21:34 Hours

    Continues awareness programmes on prevention of spreading COVID 19 were conducted in Eraur and Kattankudy towns on 09 May 2021 by 4 GW and 11 SLSR troops in liaison with Kattankudy and Eraur Police Stations under the supervision of Commander 231 Infantry Brigade and with the direction of Major General Nalin Koswatte, the General Officer Commanding 23 Infantry Division.

  • 11 (V) SLSR CONDUCTS A COVID AWARENESS PROGRAMME IN KATTANKUDY

    10th May 2021 13:18:21 Hours

    A community based awareness programme on COVID 19 was underway in Kattankudy Town on (Friday) 07 to enlighten the public on symptoms, prevention and precautionary measures relating to the pandemic. The session was conducted by the troops of 11 (V) SLSR in liaison with Kattankudy Police Station under the direction of Major General NalinKoswatte the General Officer Commanding 23 Infantry Division and with the supervision of Colonel Vijitha Hettiarachchi the Commander 231 Infantry Brigade.