11th May 2020 10:05:31 Hours
Special alms-giving was organized by the Security Force Headquarters (East) on Vesak Full Moon Poya Day, to invoke merits on all fallen War Heroes and to bless all the courage for the serving Army Officers and Other Ranks to save the people and the country from the disastrous Corona Virus at this time of calamity.
21st April 2020 11:03:20 Hours
Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Major General (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne, met Tri service, Police, STF and CSD troops of the Eastern Theatre and commended on the roles of the Armed Forces, Police and CSD in the fight against COVID-19 and extended New Year greetings on Friday (17).
12th March 2020 20:07:22 Hours
On the directions of the Ministry of Health & Indigenous Medical Services and acting Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, the Security Force Headquarters East to be put up two new Quarantine Centers at Batticaloa Campus Punani and Rehabilitation Centre Kandakadu to have Sri Lankans and foreigners arriving from Iran, Italy and South Korea quarantined for two weeks against Corona virus.
16th February 2020 09:58:47 Hours
'Coral Cove’ Holliday Resort Kayankerni, administrated by the Security Force Headquarters (East) is located at a less populous setting in the East Coast of Sri Lanka which is highly popular among local and foreign visitors for its beautiful unspoiled natural beaches with extremely shallow crystal clear water and exotic coral reefs.
05th February 2020 15:44:24 Hours
Security Force Headquarters - East Welikanda and other formations in the East separately celebrated the Independence Day at respective places on Tuesday (4).
26th January 2020 13:24:16 Hours
On behalf of the Commander of the Army, the Commander Security Forces (East) Major General Rasika Fernando attended the ceremony of laying the foundation stone for proposed Dagoba at Dambana, Gurukumbura Adiwasi Janauruma Viharaya premises held on 25 January 2020. The Commander Security Forces (East) attended the event in response to an invitation made by the Chief Incumbent of Dambana, Gurukumbura Adiwasi Janauruma Viharaya, Ven. Galporuyaya Pradeepawansa Thero to the Commander of the Army.
16th January 2020 09:06:34 Hours
Being parallel with the Island wide religious observances conducted under the directions of Commander of the Army, troops of Security Force Headquarters East during a Kapruk Pooja and a special Bodhi Pooja that concluded on January 14, 2020 at Polonnaruwa Somawathiya Pagoda premises invoked blessings on the Sri Lankans / Security Forces for the New Year and the victims of the natural disasters / unexpected catastrophes reported in Sri Lanka and around the world including the recent terrible wildfires occurred in Australia. Accordingly, the under command formations of the Security Forces (East) also conducted similar events in the dawn of the New Year.
13th January 2020 15:29:35 Hours
In line with the series of community-oriented welfare programmes organized by the Sri Lanka Army, several donation programes were conducted by the troops of 23 Division under Security Forces (East) during the first week of January with an initiative aimed at supporting education of school children of the less privileged schools in the area.
13th January 2020 15:21:56 Hours
The Commander Security Forces East, Major General Rasika Fernando engaged in several Buddhist religious events in the new year and received blessings of Maha Sangha.
10th January 2020 09:56:24 Hours
With the invitation of the Commander Security Forces (East), Major General Rasika Fernando, a statue of former Chief Incumbent of Dimbulagala Raja Maha Vihara Most Venerable late Matara Kithalagama Sri Seelalankara Thera (also known as Dimbulagala Sinhaya), was unveiled at Seelapura Junction, Manampitiya under the patronage of the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc on January 08.