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  • A DHAMMA SERMON ON THE VALUE OF 'THRIPITAKA' AT THE SECURITY FORCE HEADQUARTERS (EAST)

    24th March 2019 13:11:22 Hours

    The troops of Security Forces Headquarters (East) could listen to an enlightening Dhamma Sermon on Saturday (23), the last day of ‘Tripitakabhivandana’ week that has been declared to mark the initiation of the process to declare the Theravada Tripitaka, the sacred scripture of Buddhists, as a World Heritage.

  • THE TROOPS OF SECURITY FORCE HEADQUARTERS (EAST) PLEDGE TO PRESERVE THE 'THRIPITAKA'

    23rd March 2019 12:23:27 Hours

    The staff of Security Force Headquarters (East) pledged to be dedicated upon the preservation of the 'Thripitaka', in order to prevent any attempt to damage or distort the Pali Buddhist Canon which consists of the discourses of the Buddha, during the 'Pledging Ceremony' held at Headquarters premises, Welikanda today. In line with the 'Tripitakabhivandana' week, declared by the Government of Sri Lanka from 16 to 23 March, a number of events have been organized by the Security Force Headquarters (East) giving prominence to religious observances.

  • 24 DIVISION CONDUCTS A LEGAL AWARENESS AND COUNSELLING PROGRAMME FOR SOLDIERS

    21st March 2019 15:23:19 Hours

    A programme, pertaining to ‘LEGAL AWARENESS AND COUNSELLING’ was conducted for the troops under command to 24 Division – Malwatta by Ms Medha De Alwis, a renowned lawyer and facilitator on 13 March 2019, under the guidance of Major General Mahinda Mudalige, General Officer Commanding, 24 Division.

  • NEWLY CONSTRUCTED 'PAGODA' AT HQ 24 DIVISION WAS DECLARED OPEN

    19th March 2019 13:02:56 Hours

    Commander Security Forces (East), Major General KPA Jayasekera RWP RSP USP ndc psc revealed the pinnacle of the newly constructed Pagoda at the Headquarters premises of 24 Division in Malwaththa on Sunday (10) amidst the blessings of 'Pirith Chanting' and drum beating.

  • SECURITY FORCES (EAST) JOINS WITH ‘TRIPITAKABHIVANDANA’ WEEK

    17th March 2019 12:25:22 Hours

    Security Forces (East) lines up with the state institutions of the area to organize various religious programmes during the ‘Tripitakabhivandana’ week that has been declared from March 16 to March 23, to mark the declaration of Theravada Tripitaka, the sacred scripture of Buddhists, as a World Heritage. The Presidential Secretariat, Ministry of Buddha Sasana, Ministry of Housing, Construction and Cultural Affairs in collaboration with other Ministries, State Institutions and Security Forces have organized many religious programmes to mark the ‘Tripitakabhivandana’ week island wide.

  • ILLUMINATION SYSTEM OF THE NEWLY CONSTRUCTED STUPA AT WELIKANDA BUDDHIST CENTRE WAS DECLARED OPEN

    13th March 2019 16:59:46 Hours

    As directed by the Chief Incumbent of Buddhist Centre Welikanda Ven. Delwita Meththalankara Thero, Illumination System for the newly constructed Stupa at Welikanda Buddhist Centre was declared open on Sunday (10). This project was conducted in line with the series of projects carried out by the Security Force (East) to foster religious coexistence in the Eastern Province and the Commander Security Force (East) Major General K P A Jayasekera WWV RSP USP ndc psc along with Mr. Duminda Jayaweera switched on the illumination system amidst reverberating 'Pirith' chanting of Maha Sangha.

  • 224 BRIGADE PROVIDES MAN POWER TO BUILD NEW HOUSE FOR A NEEDY FAMILY

    10th March 2019 11:59:07 Hours

    Troops of 224 Brigade built a house for a poor family in the Thambalagamuwa Divisional Secretariat area Trincomalee with the financial support received from Ven. Thalagala Sumanarathana Nayaka Thero, incumbent of Thalagala International Buddhist Meditation Centre Horana.

  • COMMANDER SECURITY FORCE (EAST) MEETS TAMIL COMMUNITY DURING FIELD VISITS TO 10 GR AND 11 SLSR BATTALIONS

    05th March 2019 12:07:06 Hours

    The Commander Security Force (East), Major General K P A Jayasekera WWV RSP USP ndc psc, made field visits to 11 (V) Sri Lanka Singha Regiment and 10 Gajaba Regiment on Thursday, 28 February 2019 in order to be familiar with respective duties, roles and tasks of under command establishments.

  • WORKSHOP ON “CONFLICT MANAGEMENT” FOR MIDDLE GRADE OFFICERS

    02nd March 2019 10:48:47 Hours

    Conflict management is the process of limiting the negative aspects of conflict while increasing its positive aspects. Military endeavours related to the management of conflicts constitute an important and popular field of academic enquiry.

  • RETIRED WOMEN SOLDIERS GETS BEE COLONY BOXES

    26th February 2019 11:55:44 Hours

    Intending to uplift the economic standards of the retired/ to be retired women soldiers of 5(V) Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps and their families through agro-based self-employment ventures, an initiative was launched by Retired Service Personnel Welfare Project – Agriculture of Ministry of Defence in partnership with Security Force Headquarters (East) on Monday (25) to provide with bee colony boxes.