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  • HELPLESS CIVILIAN IN SENGAMUWA GETS NEW HOUSE WITH ARMY HELP

    20th October 2021 16:50:35 Hours

    With the sponsorship provided by Mr Athula Jayasinghe living in Australia, troops of 23 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment under the guidance of Major General Chaminda Lamahewa - General Officer Commanding 24 Infantry Division and Commander – 242 Infantry Brigade Brigadier Chandika Peris, took the initiative of building a new house for a needy family in Pothuvil area.

  • 4 GW TROOPS DISTRIBUTE TURMERIC PLANTS IN BATTICALOA DISTRICT

    20th October 2021 16:45:38 Hours

    Under the guidance of the Commander 231 Infantry Brigade Colonel WMNKD Bandara RWP RSP USP psc, the troops of 4 Gemunu Watch organized a programme to distribute 600 Turmeric plants among 30 needy families in Thirayamadu village in Batticaloa district on Tuesday (19).

  • EAST TROOPS-BUILT TWO NEW HOUSES VESTED IN POOR FAMILIES

    20th October 2021 16:42:38 Hours

    Two more newly constructed houses in the East were auspiciously vested in deserving families on Tuesday (19) by the Commander Security Force –East, Major General Channa Weerasuriya gracing the brief ceremonies as the Chief Guest.

  • FMA-EAST TROOPS GIVE HELPING HAND TO 'DEMALA MAHA SEYA' RENOVATIONS

    18th October 2021 13:15:22 Hours

    The troops of the Forward Maintenance Area - East (FMA-East) on Saturday (16 October) gave their helping hand for the ongoing renovations of 'Demala Maha Seya', a Stupa constructed by King Parakramabahu the Great in the 12th century BC that lies between the Gal Viharaya (rock shrine) and Thiwanka Pilimage (image house) in the ancient city of Polonnaruwa.

  • TROOPS OF SECURITY FORCE EAST PLANT 1600 MORE 'KUMBUK' SAPLINGS

    17th October 2021 11:14:01 Hours

    To be in line with the island-wide campaign to plant 10000 'Kumbuk’ saplings organized in parallel with the 72nd Army Anniversary, the troops in the Security Force Headquarters East and under command formations planted 1600 'Kumbuk' saplings in the Security Force (East) area on Sunday (10 October).

  • INDIAN CONTINGENT OF EXERCISE ‘MITHRA SHAKTHI’ VISITS TRINCOMALEE

    15th October 2021 12:56:37 Hours

    Indian contingent of Exercise ‘Mithra Shakthi’ visited 22 Infantry Division AOR on 11 October 2021 during the country tour. During the visit, Officers and Other Rankers of the delegation visited Koneshwaram Temple, Fort Fredrick and 22 Infantry Division Headquarters. The delegation consisted with 18 Officers and 102 Other Rankers.

  • 23 DIVISION TROOPS ORGANIZED A BLOOD DONATION PROGRAMMECOINCIDENT WITH THE ARMY ANNIVERSARY

    12th October 2021 10:05:29 Hours

    To coincide with the 72nd Army Anniversary, the troops of 9th Field Regiment of Sri Lanka Artillery and 6th Gajaba Regiment under command to the 233 Infantry Brigade of 23 Infantry Division gave their fullest support to conduct a blood donation campaign in close co-operation with Medical Officers of Ampara and Polonnaruwa Hospitals on Monday (12) at Prathiba Hall –Manampitiya.

  • 24 DIVISION DONATES 04 MILLION WORTH OF MEDICAL EQUIPMENTS

    10th October 2021 10:59:55 Hours

    24 Infantry Division organized a donation program of 04 million worth of medical equipment to Kalmunai and Ampara Hospitals on Thursday (07) with the finanacial assistance of Janashakthi insurance.

  • ARMY-INVOLVED TEMPLE CONSTRUCTIONS IN PROGRESS IN THE EAST

    27th September 2021 13:48:47 Hours

    Various construction projects at Buddhist temples in Trincomalee, Apmara and Polonnaruwa districts are underway with the manpower, technical and engineering expertise of the troops of 22, 23 and 24 Divisions under command to Security Force Headquarters (East) under the guidance of the Commander Security Force (East) Major General Channa Weerasuriya and the GOCs of respective Divisions.

  • SFHQ(E) ORGANIZES A MEETING TO DISCUSS THE PREPARATION OF UPCOMING DISASTER MITIGATION PLAN

    24th September 2021 10:11:31 Hours

    With the guidance of the Commander Security Force (East), Major General Channa Weerasuriya, a meeting with the officials of Disaster Management Centre and related authorities in the Eastern Province, was conducted on 23 September 2021 at the Security Force Headquarters (East).