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  • TUTOR OF RESILIENCE PROGRAM IN BATTICALOA

    17th September 2019 11:47:56 Hours

    "Tutor Resilience Programme" a psychosocial intervention awareness workshop was held from 11 to 13 September 2019 at Battaicalo Kurinchamunai School premises. Commander 23 Division Major General Kapila Udalupola attended the event as the Chief Guest.

  • UNVEILING OF PINNACLE OF STUPA AT SF HQ (EAST) WELIKANDA

    09th September 2019 13:04:52 Hours

    Unveiling of pinnacle of the newly constructed Stupa at the Security Force Headquarters (East), Welikanda was held under the patronage of Major General Aruna Jayasekera, the Commander Security Forces (East) on Thursday, 05th of September. The Stupa was constructed on the admonition of the Commander Security Force - (East) and under the guidance of the Chief Incumbent Rangiri Ulpotha Temple Trincomalee, Ven. Ahungalle Sirivisuddhi Thero, Chief Incumbent Buddhist Centre Welikanda, Ven. Delwita Mettalankara Thero and the Chief Incumbent Sri Sudarshanaramaya Temple Maithreegama, Ven. Anuradapura Dhammathilaka Thero, in appreciation of the noble service rendered by the brave soldiers of the Security Forces - (East) to defeat terrorism and bring lasting peace to the country.

  • SPECIAL TASK FORCE CONDUCTED ITS 35TH WAR HEROES' COMMEMORATIONWITH COMMANDER SF (EAST) AS CHIEF GUEST

    08th September 2019 19:40:00 Hours

    Special Task Force, which actively partook in the triumph of eradicating the 30-year long LTTE terrorism ten years ago, and is now fully committed to maintenance of law and order in the country, conducted its 35 War Heroes’ Commemoration Ceremony on 01 September 2019.

  • 24 DIVISION ORGANIZED AN EVENT OF ALMS GIVING AND GRANTING DONATION TO ELDERS

    22nd August 2019 15:51:46 Hours

    24 Division organized a Poya Day programme at 'Sarana' Elders Home at Ampara with the direction of General Officer Commanding 24 Division, Brigadier AI Marasinghe RWP RSP and donated 7 Wheelchairs, 11 Crutches, a Dialog Satellite TV, 60 Bed Sheets and Pillow Cases. This was arranged as per the request of Chief Matron, 'Sarana' Elders Home - Ampara.

  • 22 DIVISION TROOPS ORGANIZE SPECIAL "NIKINI POYA" RELIGIOUS PROGRAMME

    22nd August 2019 15:31:27 Hours

    Troops of the 22 Division Conducted Buddhist observances With a Bodhi Pooja and a Buddhist sermon to mark Nikini Full Moon Poya Day at the Wijayangaramaya Temple within the 22 Division Headquarters on Wednesday (14).

  • SECURITY FORCES (EAST) INTER DIVISION KABBADI TOURNAMENT - 2019

    13th August 2019 08:13:01 Hours

    The finals of the Inter Division Kabbadi Tournament - 2019 of Security Forces (East) was held at Polonnaruwa Sports Complex on Saturday (10) with the presence of Major General Aruna Jayasekara, Commander Security Forces (East) as the Chief Guest. The tournament was held between 20 July to 05 August that included10 matches with 05 teams competing for supremacy.

  • 'EASTERN INNOVATA - 2019' SHOWCASES NEW INNOVATIONS OF ARMY PERSONNEL

    11th August 2019 11:09:18 Hours

    Security Force Headquarters - East organized an Exhibition to showcase the exclusive innovative talents of the East-based soldiers on Friday (09) at the auditorium, Pulathisi National College of Education in Polonnaruwa. On a concept of Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake - the Commander of the Army and with the guidance of Major General Aruna Jayasekera - the Commander Security Forces (East), the exhibition was launched with the objective of encouraging soldiers for new innovations.

  • 22 DIVISION TROOPS CONDUCT A SHRAMADANA CAMPAIGN

    11th August 2019 10:59:45 Hours

    Troops of the 22 Division conducted a Shramadana campaign in Samudragiri Pichchamal Viharaya at Kuchchveli to assist in the construction of new "Dagaba" on Tuesday 31 of July.

  • A DONATION OF SCHOOL ACCESSORIES, UNIFORMS AND DRY RATION PACKS FOR CHILDREN OF LOW INCOME FAMILIES

    05th August 2019 15:25:57 Hours

    233 Brigade coordinated a donation for the children of under privileged families under the auspices of Mr. Nadun Rajapaksha of Rajagiriya on Friday (02) at Muthuwella Primary School. During the programme, the items were distributed among 65 students and their parents.

  • 22nd ANNIVERSARY OF 23 INFANTRY DIVISION

    30th July 2019 12:10:10 Hours

    23 Infantry Division, Punani recently marked its 22nd year of national service after founding as a key military establishment that provided security specially to Batticaloa District and her populace. A series of commemorative segments including multi-religious observances were launched in the past few days on account of the 22nd anniversary.