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  • COMMANDER SECURITY FORCE (EAST) PAYS A FIELD VISIT TO 23 DIVISION AND UNDER COMMAND FORMATIONS

    09th February 2021 14:47:37 Hours

    The Commander Security Force (East), Major General Channa Weerasuriya, upon his assumption of office recently, made his maiden visit to the Headquarters 23 Division, 231 Brigade Batticaloa, 232 Brigade Tharavikulam, 233 Brigade Vakarai and under command battalions during 06, 07 and 08 February 2021.

  • MAJOR GENERAL CHANNA WEERASURIYA TAKES OVER THE COMMAND OF THE SECURITY FORCE - EAST

    25th January 2021 21:12:51 Hours

    Major General C D Weerasuriya RWP RSP ndu assumed duties as the 21st Commander Security Force (East) on 25 January 2021 amidst traditional military formalities being accomplished at the Security Force Headquarters (East) premises, Welikanda.

  • EAST COMMANDER RELINQUISHES OFFICE

    25th January 2021 17:51:48 Hours

    The Commander, Security Force - East, Major General Chinthaka Gamage, with an illustrious military career spanning 34 years officially relinquished the office as the 20th Commander Security Force (East) on 24 January 2021 amidst traditional military formalities being accomplished at the Security Force Headquarters (East) premises, Welikanda. A series of formalities held at Security Force Headquarters-East today (24) in connection with the relinquishment of the appointment commenced with reviewing of the Guard Turnout, accorded to the outgoing Commander on arrival at the venue. The outgoing Commander, Security Force (East) reviewed the Guard of Honour accorded to him by the troops of 15 Regiment of Sri Lanka Light Infantry in keeping with military traditions.

  • POLONNARUWA DISTRICT COORDINATING COMMITTEE FOR PREVENTION OF COVID 19 ASSEMBLES AT DISTRICT SECRETARIET POLONNARUWA

    06th January 2021 15:04:36 Hours

    District Coordinating Committee for prevention of COVID - 19 pandemic assembled at District Secretariat, Polonnaruwa presided by the Governor of the North Central Province, Mr. Maheepala Herath on 04 January 2021. GA Polonnaruwa Mr. W A Dharmasiri, District Coordinating Officer Polonnaruwa and the Commander Security Force (East) Major General Chinthaka Gamage, Commander FMA (East) Brigadier Athula Ariyarathna, Regional Director Health Srevices Plonnaruwa, Deputy Director Polonnaruwa Hospital....

  • SECURITY FORCE (EAST) LAUNCHES THE SECOND PHASE OF ‘EKWA SURAKIMU NAGENAHIRA’ PROJECT

    16th December 2020 09:26:13 Hours

    The second 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 Monday (14) in the Eastern Province (except Ampara district due to current pandemic situation in the country) and the Polonnaruwa District in close collaboration with all communities and few organizations in the area.

  • 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...