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  • GOC 23 INFANTRY DIVISION MEETS GOVERNMENT AGENT BATTICALOA

    02nd January 2021 16:19:05 Hours

    Major General CD Ranasinghe RWP RSP, the General Officer Commanding 23 Infantry Division made his first visit to District Secretariat Batticaloa at 1245 hrs on 1 Jan 2021 after assuming duties as District Coordinating Officer - Batticaloa for prevention of COVID 19 outbreak.

  • SECURITY FORCE HEADQUARTERS (EAST) AUSPICIOUSLY COMMENCED WORK IN THE NEW YEAR

    01st January 2021 12:54:08 Hours

    Heralding the dawn of the New Year 2021, the Security Force Headquarters (East) commenced work of the first working day on 01.01.2021 having accomplished customary military formalities presided by the Commander Security Force (East), Major General Chinthaka Gamage.

  • GOC 23 DIVISION VISITS PERIYAKALLAR COVID TREATMENT CENTRE

    28th December 2020 10:59:35 Hours

    Major General Champika Ranasinghe, General Officer Commanding, 23 Infantry Division visited Periyakallar Divisional Hospital which has been converted into 3rd COVID Treatment Centre in Batticaloa District. Commander 231 Infantry Brigade, Colonel Pradeep Gamage, Provincial Director of Health Services and Regional Director of Health Services Batticaloa also joined with the GOC.

  • 22 DIVISION ORGANIZES A CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION AT “GENI ORPHANAGE”

    23rd December 2020 14:00:51 Hours

    Under the guidance of General Officer Commanding 22 Infantry Division Major General Channa Weerasuriya and with the coordination of the Commander 221 Brigade, Brigadier WP Kariyawasam, 2 (V) GR and 17 SLNG Battalions organized a Christmas entertaining programme and offered a lunch for the children accommodated at “Geni Orphanage” Trincomalee on 22 Dec 2020. During the programme, valuable gift items were distributed among the children. Further, Reverent Fathers and Sisters took part in the event.

  • AMBASSADOR OF THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF AFGHANISTAN MADE COURTESY CALL ON THE GOC 22 DIVISION

    06th December 2020 13:07:25 Hours

  • 22 INF DIV CONDUCTES PADDY PLANTING CEREMONY

    13th November 2020 10:48:46 Hours

    On the directions of the General Officer Commanding of 22 Infantry Division, Major General Channa Weerasuriya and with the supervision of the Commander 222 Brigade, 22nd Battalion of Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment organized a paddy planting ceremony at a 10 acre paddy field belongs to Seruwawila temple at auspicious time on Wednesday (11).

  • THE NEWLY APPOINTED GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 23 INFANTRY DIVISION VISITS UNDER COMMAND BRIGADES

    04th November 2020 10:58:01 Hours

    Major General C D Ranasinghe RWP RSP made his maiden visits to the under command Brigades on 31 October 2020, 01 and 02 November 2020 after assuming duties as the General Officer Commanding of 23 Infantry Division.

  • NEW BGS SFHQ (E) ASSUMES DUTIES AT AUSPICIOUS TIME

    02nd November 2020 12:10:09 Hours

    Brigadier D P U Gunasekara RWP USP IG assumed duties as the Brigadier General Staff of Security Force Headquarters (East) at auspicious time after observing religious rituals on 02 Nov 2020.

  • 23 DIVISION NEW GOC ASSUMES DUTIES

    31st October 2020 13:01:55 Hours

    Major General C D Ranasinghe RWP RSP assumed office as the 23 General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the 23 Infantry Division on 29 October 2020 during a simple ceremony.

  • INDIAN DEFENCE ADVISOR PAYS COURTESY CALL ON THE GOC 22 DIVISION

    19th October 2020 09:07:40 Hours

    Defence Advisor to the Indian High Commission of Sri Lanka Captain Vikas Sood paid a courtesy call on General Officer Commanding 22 Infantry Division Major General C D Weerasuriya RWP RSP ndu on 17 October 2020 at the 22 Infantry Division Headquarters. Captain Vikas Sood was warmly welcomed by the GOC on arrival at the Headquarters premises.