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  • 200 DETONATORS AND GELIGNITE STICKS DISCOVERED DURING A RAID IN SAMANTHURAI

    02nd May 2019 09:32:31 Hours

    Army troops and Police have recovered a 9mm pistol, 2.5mm Micro pistol, 20 rounds of pistol ammo, 200 detonators, 171 rounds of T56 ammo, a T56 magazine, 169 gelignite sticks and several explosive items during a search operation conducted in Samanthurai area early this morning (01 May 2019).

  • BLESSING PROGRAMME CONDUCTED AT 24 DIVISION

    01st May 2019 13:53:49 Hours

    Ven. Kirindiwela Somarathana Thero, the Chief Incumbent of Mahawapiya Temple and community based civil groups in Ampara area organized a Bodi Pooja ceremony and Pirith Chanting at the Bomaluwa premises of 24 Division Headquarters. The event was held under the patronage of Major General LM Mudalige RWP RSP ndu, General Officer Commanding 24 Division to bless the troops who involved in Sahindamarudu search operation on 26 April 2019 and in memory of the victims of Easter Sunday attacks and victims in Sahindamarudu area.

  • COMMANDER SF (EAST) MEETS THE SOUTHEASTERN NAVAL COMMANDER

    01st May 2019 13:50:58 Hours

  • 23 INFANTRY DIVISION NEW YEAR CELEBRATION

    28th April 2019 13:20:58 Hours

    23 Infantry Division organized a New Year festival which brought Sinhala, Tamil and Muslim communities together symbolizing cultural unity, at the Wandarammulla Central Collage grounds -Batticaloa throughout Saturday (20) under the guidance of Major General Kapila Udalupola General Officer Commanding 23 Infantry Division.

  • NEW ACCOMMODATION BUILDING FOR THE GUARD COMPANY OF SOMAWATHIYA TEMPLE IS OPENED

    28th April 2019 13:13:08 Hours

    The newly constructed accommodation building for Army troops deployed for the security of the ancient Somawathiya Temple in Polonnaruwa was declared open by Hon. Sidney Jayarathne, M.P. Polonnaruwa District and Major General K P A Jayasekera WWV RSP USP psc the Commander Security Forces (East) on Thursday (25).

  • SF HQ EAST JOIN HANDS WITH ISLAND WIDE TREE PLANTING AT AUSPICIOUS TIME

    16th April 2019 10:41:55 Hours

    The troops of Security Force Headquarters (East) joined hands with the island wide tree planting campaign that has been added to this year's New Year customs, at the auspicious time 1117 hr today. With a concept of President Maithripala Sirisena, this national programe was conducted to fulfill the vested responsibility for the sake of the future generation and sustenance of environment.

  • TROOPS OF SECURITY FORCES (EAST) ACTIVELY INVOLVED IN 'RATA WENUWEN EKATA SITIMU' PROGRAMME

    15th April 2019 13:46:41 Hours

  • TROOPS UNDER 24 DIVISION CELEBRATED SINHALA AND TAMIL NEW YEAR

    15th April 2019 13:40:56 Hours

    Giving prominence to Sinhala and Tamil New Year customs and traditions, the troops of 24 Division conducted a 'Bakmaha Ulela' at the Division Headquarters premises on 11 April 2019. It was the third consecutive year the ceremony conducted with the guidance of Major General L M Mudalige RWP RSP ndu General Officer Commanding 24 Division.

  • FELICITATION PARADE TO MAJOR GENERAL WAKB UDALUPOLA RSP

    11th April 2019 17:25:13 Hours

    Major General WAKB Udalupola RSP was honoured with a guard turnout and guard of honour on his promotion to the rank of Major General by the Headquarters 23 Infantry Division on 06 April 2019.

  • 22 DIVISION CELEBRATES NEW YEAR

    11th April 2019 17:13:31 Hours

    Troops of 22 Division organized their annual New Year Celebration - 'Soorya Mangalya' at Orr´s Hill grounds Trincomalee on Sunday (07) on account of the forthcoming Sinhala and Hindu New Year.