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  • DISCUSSION ON SECURITY ISSUES AT ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES IN THE EASTERN PROVINCE

    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.

  • SECURITY FORCE (EAST) PLANTS 100,000 TREES IN ONE DAY

    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).

  • INDIAN DEFENCE ADVISOR PAYS COURTESY CALL ON 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.

  • SECURITY FORCE (EAST) COMMITS FOR ‘EKWA SURAKIMU NAGENAHIRA’ PROJECT

    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.

  • COMMANDER SECURITY FORCE (EAST) VISITS THE HQ FMA (EAST)

    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...

  • EAST COMMANDER MAKES HIS FIRST VISITS TO 22 AND 23 DIVISIONS

    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).

  • MAJ GEN CHINTHAKA GAMAGE TAKES OVER THE COMMAND OF THE SECURITY FORCE - EAST

    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.

  • EAST COMMANDER RELINQUISHES THE OFFICE

    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.

  • RED CROSS SOCIETY DONATES 1000 MORE PPE TO ARMY PERSONNEL

    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.

  • 232 BRIGADE COORDINATES A DONATION FOR NEEDY FAMILIES

    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.