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  • 22 DIVISION TROOPS DONATE BLOOD TO TRINCOMALEE HOSPITAL

    23rd May 2020 10:04:42 Hours

    22 Division organized a Blood Donation Campaign at the 6 SLAC in 223 Bde AOR on 21 (Thursday) in order to donate blood to the blood bank of District General Hospital Trincomalee, in response to a request made by Dr MF Zeena Zanooz Consultant Transfusion Physician of Regional Blood Centre – Trincomalee.

  • NEW BGS SF HQ (E) ASSUMED DUTIES AT AUSPICIOUS TIME.

    22nd May 2020 08:28:02 Hours

    Brigadier M P Lamahewa USP assumed duties as Brigadier General Staff of SF HQ (E) at auspicious time after observing religious rituals on 21 May 2020.

  • DISTRIBUTION OF ESSENTIAL GOODS - 233 BRIGADE

    18th May 2020 18:29:27 Hours

    A humanitarian assistance programme organised by 233 Brigade to distribute essential goods donated by the Lions club of Batticaloa was held at Koonjankulam village on 16 May 2020. 70 dry ration packs were distributed among 70 families of Koonjankulam village.

  • 231 BRIGADE COORDINATES A DONATION OF ESSENTIAL ITEMS FOR NEEDY FAMILIES

    11th May 2020 09:49:52 Hours

    To coincide with the Vesak Full Moon Poya day, 231 Brigade under the Security Force Headquarters – East (SFHQ-E) coordinated a donation of essential items for under-privileged families in Batticaloa area on 08 May 2020 with the sponsorship provided by several generous donors.

  • A DISINFECTION CHAMBER SET UP AT SECURITY FORCE HEADQUARTERS (EAST)

    09th May 2020 10:03:51 Hours

    Newly innovated Disinfection Chamber was installed at the main entrance of the Security Force Headquarters (East) Welikanda, on the directions of the Commander Security Forces (East) Major General Rasika Frnando and with the supervision of the Brigadier Admin and Quartering SFHQ(E) Brigadier Priyantha Weerasinghe on 02 May 2020.

  • 233 BRIGADE COORDINATES A DONATION OF ESSENTIAL GOODS

    26th April 2020 17:55:31 Hours

    In another community welfare project under the Civil-Military Coordination (CIMIC), Headquarters 233 Brigade organized a donation of essential goods for needy families in Mankerni & Tikkana villages on 23 April 2020. Under the directions of the Commander Security Forces (East) Major General Rasika Fernando and with the supervision of the General Officer Commanding 23 Division Major General Dhammika Jayasundara and Commander 233 Brigade Brigadier Rajith Elvitigala, the programme was organised by 233 Brigade where 60 x dry ration packs were distributed among needy families.

  • BRIGADIER CHANNA WEERASOORIYA ASSUMES DUTIES AS THE NEW GOC 22 DIVISION

    26th April 2020 17:49:01 Hours

    Brigadier C D Weerasuriya RWP RSP ndu assumed office as the 25th General Officer Commanding (GOC) of 22 Infantry Division on 22 April 2020.

  • THE COMMANDER SF EAST VISITS FMA (E)

    08th March 2020 10:31:36 Hours

    Major General Rasika Fernando, Commander Security Forces (East) made his second official visit to the Headquarters, Forward Maintenance Area (East) on 04 March 2020.

  • SECURITY FORCES EAST LAUNCHES A MEGA BEACH CLEAN-UP PROJECT

    08th March 2020 10:20:41 Hours

    With the conceptual guidance of the environmentally-conscious Major General Rasika Fernando the Commander Security Forces (East), a mega beach clean-up project got underway on Friday (06) covering the coastal regions of the Eastern Province that have been increasingly subjected to pollution.

  • LONG-FELT NEED OF DRINKING WATER IN TIKKANA VILLAGE WAS FULFILLED BY 233 BRIGADE

    26th February 2020 11:39:20 Hours

    To coincide with forthcoming 29th Anniversary of the 233 Brigade - Vakarai, a charity programme organized under the guidance of General Officer Commanding, 23 Division Major General Dhammika Jayasundara, was held on 21 February 2020 at Tikkana Village - Kathiraveli. With the financial contribution of Ven. Rideegama Gnaneshwara Thero, a 5000 ltr plastic water tank was installed in the village fulfilling a long-felt requirement of drinking water. Additionally, dry ration packs each worth of Rs.7000, school items, stationeries and many other essential goods were distributed among 35 families in the village with the supervision of Commander 233 Brigade Colonel Rajitha Elvitigala.