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  • A DISINFECTION CHAMBER SET UP AT SECURITY FORCE HEADQUARTERS (EAST)

    09th May 2020 10:03:51 Hours

    Newly innovated Disinfection Chamber was installed at the main entrance of the Security Force Headquarters (East) Welikanda, on the directions of the Commander Security Forces (East) Major General Rasika Frnando and with the supervision of the Brigadier Admin and Quartering SFHQ(E) Brigadier Priyantha Weerasinghe on 02 May 2020.

  • 233 BRIGADE COORDINATES A DONATION OF ESSENTIAL GOODS

    26th April 2020 17:55:31 Hours

    In another community welfare project under the Civil-Military Coordination (CIMIC), Headquarters 233 Brigade organized a donation of essential goods for needy families in Mankerni & Tikkana villages on 23 April 2020. Under the directions of the Commander Security Forces (East) Major General Rasika Fernando and with the supervision of the General Officer Commanding 23 Division Major General Dhammika Jayasundara and Commander 233 Brigade Brigadier Rajith Elvitigala, the programme was organised by 233 Brigade where 60 x dry ration packs were distributed among needy families.

  • BRIGADIER CHANNA WEERASOORIYA ASSUMES DUTIES AS THE NEW GOC 22 DIVISION

    26th April 2020 17:49:01 Hours

    Brigadier C D Weerasuriya RWP RSP ndu assumed office as the 25th General Officer Commanding (GOC) of 22 Infantry Division on 22 April 2020.

  • THE COMMANDER SF EAST VISITS FMA (E)

    08th March 2020 10:31:36 Hours

    Major General Rasika Fernando, Commander Security Forces (East) made his second official visit to the Headquarters, Forward Maintenance Area (East) on 04 March 2020.

  • SECURITY FORCES EAST LAUNCHES A MEGA BEACH CLEAN-UP PROJECT

    08th March 2020 10:20:41 Hours

    With the conceptual guidance of the environmentally-conscious Major General Rasika Fernando the Commander Security Forces (East), a mega beach clean-up project got underway on Friday (06) covering the coastal regions of the Eastern Province that have been increasingly subjected to pollution.

  • LONG-FELT NEED OF DRINKING WATER IN TIKKANA VILLAGE WAS FULFILLED BY 233 BRIGADE

    26th February 2020 11:39:20 Hours

    To coincide with forthcoming 29th Anniversary of the 233 Brigade - Vakarai, a charity programme organized under the guidance of General Officer Commanding, 23 Division Major General Dhammika Jayasundara, was held on 21 February 2020 at Tikkana Village - Kathiraveli. With the financial contribution of Ven. Rideegama Gnaneshwara Thero, a 5000 ltr plastic water tank was installed in the village fulfilling a long-felt requirement of drinking water. Additionally, dry ration packs each worth of Rs.7000, school items, stationeries and many other essential goods were distributed among 35 families in the village with the supervision of Commander 233 Brigade Colonel Rajitha Elvitigala.

  • 23 DIVISION TROOPS CONDUCT A SHRAMADANA CAMPAIGN AT DIMBULAGALA TEMPLE

    05th February 2020 15:50:28 Hours

    On the instructions of the General Officer Commanding of 23 Division Major General Dhammika Jayasundera, a contingent of more than 08 x 70 Army personnel of the Headquarters, 23 Division cleaned Dimbulagala temple area on 02 February 2020 during a self-help community ‘Shramadana’ programme. Troops engaged in this worthy project throughout the day until dusk fell.

  • 24 DIVISION ORGANIZED A DONATION OF SPORTS ITEMS AND STUDY MATERIALS

    30th January 2020 15:54:58 Hours

    With the guidance of General Officer Commanding 24 Division Major General Chinthaka Gamage, a donation of sports items and study materials sewing among underprivileged school children was taken place at Kumarigama Vidyalaya Uhana, on 23 January 2020.

  • BODHI POOJA ORGANIZED BY 23 DIVISION AT DIMBULAGALA TEMPLE

    20th January 2020 11:54:00 Hours

    The General Officer Commanding of 23 Division Maj Gen Dammika Jayasundera, the Commander 233 Brigade Col Rajitha Elvitigala and the Staff of 23 Division and 233 Brigade conducted a Bodhi Pooja at Dimbulagala Temple on 14 January 2020 to invoke blessings for people affected by the bush fires of Australia and who had oppressed from calamities all around the world.

  • DETAILS OF CIMIC ACTIVTY CONDUCTED BY 231 BRIGADE HEADQUARTERS

    20th January 2020 11:49:17 Hours

    In accordance with the directions and guidance of the General Officer Commanding 23 Division Major General Dhammika Jayasundera, the Headquarters, 231 Brigade in coordination with the Commercial Bank donated kitchen equipment and bedding items for 70 needy families in Batticaloa, Kaththankudi, Valachchanai, Siththandi and Nawakkadu areas.