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  • SECURITY FORCE HEADQUARTERS (EAST) CELEBRATES ITS 16th ANNIVERSARY

    31st October 2019 09:49:07 Hours

    To coincide with the 16th anniversary of the Security Force Headquarters (East), a series of events were organized at the Headquarters premises, Welikanda on 30th October, under the directions of Major General Rasika Fernando, the Commander Security Forces (East).

  • ARMY EASTERN GAMES – 2019 CONCLUDES SUCCESSFULLY

    23rd September 2019 08:56:01 Hours

    The three day long Army Eastern Games - 2019, 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 21 September. The event was organized with an eye of providing an arena for young Army athletes to showcase their skills and engage in competition to promote sportsmanship. The Closing Ceremony was graced by the Commander Security Force (East), Major General Aruna Jayasekera as the Chief Guest.

  • COMMANDER MAKES HIS FIRST VISIT TO EAST

    10th September 2019 10:06:00 Hours

    As the first formal visit to the Field Formations, the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva visited the Security Force Headquarters (East) on Sunday (8) and met Officers and Other Ranks of the Eastern Command. On arrival, the visiting commander was received by Major General Aruna Jayasekera, the Commander Security Force (East) and several other Senior Officers.

  • NEW BGS SFHQ (EAST) ASSUMED DUTIES AT AUSPICIOUS TIME

    17th August 2019 17:35:08 Hours

    Brigadier M K S Silva RWP RSP assumed duties as Brigadier General Staff (BGS) of SFHQ (East) at auspicious time after observing religious rituals on 15 August 2019.

  • DEFENCE SECRETARY SPEAK TO OFFICERS OF TRI SEVICE, POLICE AND STF IN THE EAST

    11th August 2019 14:07:00 Hours

    Secretary to the Ministry of Defence General (Rtd) Shantha Kottegoda, making a formal visit to the Security Force Headquarters - East, met senior Tri service, Police and STF officers and exchanged views on the present security situation in the area on Saturday (10).

  • SACRED RELICS ENSHRINED IN THE NEWLY-ERECTED STUPA AT THE SECURITY FORCE HEADQUARTERS (EAST)

    02nd August 2019 12:36:37 Hours

    An adorable religious ceremony to enshrine sacred relics at hemispherical dome of the newly-erected Pagoda (Stupa) at the temple premises of Security Force Headquarters (East) was held on Thursday (01) with the blessing of triple gem, under the patronage of Major General Aruna Jayasekera the Commander Security Forces - East. The Stupa was constructed on the admonition of the Commander Security Forces - East under the guidance of the Chief Incumbent Rangiri Ulpotha Temple Trincomalee, Ven. Ahungalle Sirivisuddhi Thero, Chief Incumbent Buddhist Centre Welikanda, Ven. Delwita Mettalankara Thero and the Chief Incumbent Sri Sudarshanaramaya Temple Maithreegama, Ven. Anuradapura Dhammathilaka Thero, in appreciation of the noble service rendered by the brave soldiers of the Security Forces - East to defeat terrorism and bring lasting peace to the country. The sacred relics had been enshrined at Stupa with the honorable participation of members of the Maha Sangha and a gathering of military personnel.

  • BRITISH DELEGATION ON EXERCISE SPEAR MEETS COMMANDER SF (EAST)

    18th July 2019 11:49:33 Hours

    The Operational Liaison and Reconnaissance Team (OLRT) of United Kingdom Joint Forces Headquarters (JFHQ), headed by Colonel David Ashman of British Royal Army, Defence Advisor to British High Commission met Major General Aruna Jayasekera the Commander Security Forces (East) at the Headquarters 231 Brigade Batticaloa, on 15 Monday.

  • 22 DIVISION CLINCHES INTER-DIVISION VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

    05th July 2019 09:52:22 Hours

    Under the directions of Major General K P A Jayasekara WWV RSP VSV USP ndc psc, the Commander Security Forces (East), Inter Division Volleyball tournament of Security Forces - East is organized annually with the intention of finding potential players to represent Army and National teams whilst promoting the National sport of Sri Lanka.

  • A SERIES OF PROGRAMMES IN WELIKANDA TO MARK POSON FESTIVAL

    18th June 2019 11:04:15 Hours

    On a concept of Major General Aruna Jayasekera, Commander Security Forces (East), the troops of Security Force Headquarters (East) added their share to the Island wide Poson commemoration by organizing a 'Poson Zone' in the heart of Welikanda under the guidance of Chief Incumbent of Buddhist Centre Welikanda Ven. Delvita Meththalankara Thero.

  • ARCHBISHOP OF COLOMBO HIS EMINENCE MALCOLM CARDINAL RANJITH VISITS ZION CHURCH BATTICALOA

    16th June 2019 15:56:21 Hours

    Archbishop of Colombo His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith went on an observational visit to Zion church Batticaloa on Saturday (15) which suffered heavy toll of deaths and damages due to terrorist bomb explosions last 21st of April.