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  • 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.

  • NATIONAL YOUTH JUNIOR AND SENIOR NOVICES WEIGHTLIFTING CHAMPIONSHIP – 2018

    01st June 2018 21:41:51 Hours

    The National Youth Junior and Senior Novices Weightlifting Championship 2018, organized by the Polonnaruwa District Weightlifting Association in partnership with Welikanda Divisional Secretariat, and SFHQ (East) was declared open by the Chief Guest, the Commander Security Force (East) Major General Santhusitha Pananwala, with the invitation of Divisional Secretary Welikanda, Mr. Harsha Bandara. The Championship was held at the gymnasium of Security Force Headquarters (East), Welikanda, on 19-20 May.

  • ARMY EASTERN GAMES – 2018 CONCLUDES SUCCESSFULLY

    01st June 2018 21:12:03 Hours

    The three day long Army Eastern Games - 2018, one of the most distinctive events in sports calendar of the Security Force Headquarters (East), concluded with glamour at Security Force Headquarters (East) grounds, Welikanda on 05 May. The event was organized with an eye of providing a platform for young Army athletes to showcase their skills and engage in competition to promote sportsmanship. The Closing Ceremony was graced by Commander Security Force (East), Major General Santhusitha Pananwala as the Chief Guest.

  • MORE ARMY PERSONNEL QUALIFY IN BSW AND ANTI-TANK GUIDED MISSILE COURSES

    28th April 2018 13:44:29 Hours

    The Passing out Parade of the Battalion Support Weapon (BSW) Officers’ Course No.74, BSW SNCOs Course No. 83 and Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) Course No. 50 took place on Friday (27) at Infantry Training Centre (ITC) Minneriya.