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  • WORKSHOP ON “WALKING ON THE HIGH-WIRE” THE ART OF MAKING DECISIONS UNDER CONDITIONS OF UNCERTAINTY

    05th August 2018 19:08:02 Hours

    Training and development of military officers in decision making is paramount important for the survival of individuals & organizations which are operating in ever advancing technology driven complex operational environment, with full of uncertainties and vulnerabilities.

  • SECURITY FORCE COMMANDER (EAST) WAS HONORED BY BIKKUHS IN POLONNARUWA

    29th July 2018 09:26:17 Hours

    As the Buddhists celebrate the “Esala Full-Moon Poya Day” with great reverence, with religious festivals and processions throughout the country, villagers in Welikanda and surrounding villages at Polonnaruwa District joined with “Sri MahindaramaViharasthanaya,” (Buddhist Temple) to organize a programme giving prominence for yet another ritual of the Sri Lankan Buddhists.

  • 24 DIVISION AND 3(V)SLAWC VOLLEYBALL TEAMS EMERGED CHAMPIONS IN INTER DIVISION VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT SF (EAST)

    27th July 2018 15:24:44 Hours

    Introduction of volleyball goes back to 9 Feb 1895 and had been a part of the Summer Olympics for both men and women consistently since 1964. Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation (SLVF) is the main governing body of Volleyball in Sri Lanka, where volleyball is its national sport.

    With the intention of finding potential players to represent Army and National teams, SF HQ (E) organized the Inter-Division Volleyball Championship - 2018 at 7 SLA premises and amidst a large gathering of sports-lovers, curtains final match of the tournament played on 26 July 2018.

  • DISTRIBUTION OF 7000 DRY RATION PACKS FOR UNDER PRIVILEGED FAMILIES

    27th July 2018 09:48:24 Hours

    The M C A Hameed Hajiyar Trust, Arayampathi had organized their Annual Feast to distribute 7000 dry ration packs to the Muslim and Tamil under privileged families in the Batticaloa town area, on 25.07.2018.

  • PUBLIC EXPOSITION OF SACRED RELICS AT POLONNARUWA GAL VIHARAYA

    01st July 2018 11:29:10 Hours

    In commemorating the arrival of Buddhism to Sri Lanka on Poson Full Moon Poya Day, the Security Force Headquarters (East) joined hands in organizing the meritorious public exposition of sacred relics at the Historic Gal Viharaya, with the blessings of Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayaka and under the guidance of Commander Security Force (East), Major General Santhusitha Pananwala and the Commander Forward Maintenance Area (East) Major General Manoj Mudannayaka.

  • COMMANDER’S VISIT TO THE HEADQUARTERS 24 DIVISION AMPARA

    01st July 2018 07:03:11 Hours

    At the invitation of the Commander Security Force (East) Major General Santhusiha Pananwala, the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake\ visited the Headquarters of 24 Division and Combat Training School Ampara on 28 June 18 and met a large section of serving officers and other rankers.

  • FOUNDATION STONE LAYING FOR STUPA AT BUDDHIST CENTRE WELIKANDA

    30th June 2018 09:29:23 Hours

    The Commander Security Force (East) Major General Santhusitha Pananwala laid the foundation stone for the construction of new Stupa at the Buddhist Centre Welikanda, amidst the chanting of Seth Pirith by Maha Sangha. The event was held under the guidance of the Chief Incumbent Buddhist Centre Welikanda, Ven. Delwita Mettalankara Thero on Tuesday (26) Colonel General Staff SFHQ (E), Colonel Chaminda Wijayaratne.

  • SECURITY FORCE EAST BIDS FAREWELL TO RETIRING DIG BATTICALOA

    23rd June 2018 11:00:16 Hours

    Dedicated service of the retiring Deputy Inspector General of Police Batticaloa, Mr. Wimal Jagodaarachchi who has taken an untiring effort to uplift the Police Military relationship in the Eastern Province was appreciated with an elegant farewell party at the Headquarters of 231 Brigade Kalladi. Mr. Jagodaarachchi, with an illustrious career spanning 36 years in the Police Department is retiring from his service with effect from 21 June 2018.

  • CHIEF OF THE ARMY STAFF OF INDIAN ARMY CALLS ON THE COMMANDER SECURITY FORCE (EAST)

    22nd June 2018 11:19:44 Hours

    The day's itinerary of the SF Commander commenced with his visit to the Sri Subodharama Temple of Kalmunei, accompanied by the General Officer Commanding 24 Division, Major General Mahinda Mudalige.

  • THE VOLUNTEER BATTALIONS RSM & RQS WORKSHOP AT SFHQ(E) WELIKANDA

    01st June 2018 21:50:16 Hours

    With the guidance of Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force Headquarters, Kosgama and Volunteer Coordinating Office, Security Force Headquarters (East) organized a senior non- commissioned officers' workshop at SF HQ (East) Welikanda on 23th & 25th May 2018.