26th November 2020 12:06:19 Hours
On the directives of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) appointed under the Secretary of Defence on ‘Archaeological Heritage Management in the Eastern Province’ a conference was held to discuss matters pertaining to security issues at Archaeological Sites in Eastern Province on Monday (23) at the Security Force Headquarters (East). Director General of Archaeology Dr. Senarath Bandara Dissanayake, Commander Security Force (East) Major General Chinthaka Gamage, Director General, Civil Security Department Rear Admiral (Rtd) Ananda Peiris, Senior Deputy Inspector General of Police, Eastern Range Mr. Nilantha Jayawardhana, GOCs of 22, 23 and 24 Infantry Divisions, DIGs of Ampara and Trincomalee Districts, representatives of Department of Archaeology, Wildlife Department and Forest Department were present at the meeting.
16th November 2020 09:37:26 Hours
The Security Force Headquarters (East) launched a tree planting programme as one more phase of the ‘Thuru Mithuru Nawa Ratak’ project, introduced by the Commander of the Army in order to increase national forest cover and beautify the country. This programme was conducted covering 22, 23, 24 Divisions and Forward Maintenance Area (East) on Friday (13) with the guidance of the Commander Security Force (East).
22nd October 2020 13:35:20 Hours
Captain Vikas Sood, Defence Advisor to the Indian High Commission of Sri Lanka paid a courtesy call on the Commander Security Force (East), Major General J C Gamage ndc psc at the Security Force Headquarters (East) on 20th October 2020. On the arrival at the premises, the visiting Defence Advisor was received by the Brigadier Admin & Quartering Security Force Headquarters (East) Brigadier Shirantha Dissanayake.
06th October 2020 13:28:43 Hours
As another step of environment preservation project, 'Ekwa Surakimu Nagenahira' (Let’s Preserve East Together), and ‘Ekwa Surakimu Polonnaruwa’ (Let’s Preserve Polonnaruwa Together) a conceptual notion of the Commander Security Force (East), was conducted on Sunday (04) morning covering the entire Eastern Province and the Polonnaruwa District in close collaboration with all communities and few organizations in the area.
21st September 2020 11:45:45 Hours
The Commander Security Force (East), Maj Gen J C Gamage ndc psc made a formal visit to the Forward Maintenance Area (East) on 18 September 2020. The Commander FMA (East), Brig W A Ariyarathne RWP RSP welcomed the Security Force Commander...
13th August 2020 19:07:57 Hours
Major General JC Gamage ndc psc, the Commander Security Forces – (East) made his maiden visits to the 22 and 23 Division Headquarters on 09 and 11 of August 2020, after assuming duties as the Commander SF (E).
10th August 2020 15:49:50 Hours
Major General J C Gamage ndc psc assumed office as the 20th Commander of the Security Force (East) amidst traditional military formalities being accomplished at the Headquarters premises, Welikanda on 08th August 2020.
07th August 2020 19:24:13 Hours
Major General W G H A S Bandara RWP RSP ndu relinquished the office as the 19th Commander Security Force (East) on 06 August 2020 amidst traditional military formalities being accomplished at the Security Force Headquarters (East) premises, Welikanda.
22nd July 2020 12:19:17 Hours
Commander Security Force (East) Major General Senarath Bandara, on Friday (17) received 1000 more Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE) overalls as a donation from the Red Cross Society, Colombo.
03rd July 2020 12:36:54 Hours
With the directions of the Commander Security Force (East), Major General Senarath Bandara, 232 Brigade coordinated a donation programme of dry ration packs, kitchen equipment and bedding items for 50 needy families during a ceremony held at Shalika Hall Dehiaththakandiya on 23 June 2020. The sponsors were coordinated by the General Officer Commanding 23 Infantry Division Major General Dhammika Jayasundara and Colonel General Staff SFHQ(E) Colonel Subath Sanjeewa under the auspices of Dr. Gayan Wedawatta UK, Dr. Nilupa Udawatta, Australia, Ms Avanthi Angammana, UK, Ms Iroshini Dassanayake, Australia, Mr. & Mrs A. De Silva UK, Dr. Anupa Manewa UK, Dr. Himali Somaweera, Mr. Sagara Kalutotage and Ms. Erandathi Rajakaruna USA.