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  • Troops Extend Support to 4th International Yoga Day Celebrations

    24th June 2018 17:01:47 Hours


    HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, together with tri-service members and thousands of other Yoga enthusiasts celebrated 4th International Day of Yoga, organized by the Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre, Colombo at Independence Square in Colombo on Saturday (23) in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture, Government of Sri Lanka, and leading Yoga institutes of Sri Lanka, such as Astanka Yoga Mandir, Sethsada Yoga Nikethanaya, Hatha Yoga Centre, Aum Kriya Babaji Yoga Aranyam, National Youth Services Council, Sri Lanka, Institute of Human Excellence, Brahma Kumari Raja Yoga Centre, The Art of Living, AAYUSH, My Yoga Lounge and Sakthi Yoga School (Batticaloa)

  • ASSISTANCE EXTENDED FOR GOTHAMI TEMPLE CLEANING

    15th June 2018 14:11:57 Hours

    144 Brigade troops of the Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ-West) lent their assistance for a ‘Shramadana’ campaign at Borella Gothami Temple on Friday (8) to coincide with the World Environmental Day.

  • SFHQ-West Troops Rush to Cyclone-Affected Kurunegala Areas

    10th June 2018 16:30:35 Hours

    A contingent of about 100 soldiers including Officers are currently engaged in immediate relief and emergency role in the general areas of Wewagedara, Thiththawella and Kalahogedara in the Kurunegala district after a cyclonic wind that swept across above areas disrupted normalcy Saturday (9) morning.

  • SFHQ-West - Initiated Dengue Eradication Campaign Goes to Districts

    10th June 2018 16:27:18 Hours

    A special Dengue prevention programme, organized by the Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ-West) on an initiative of Major General Sathyapriya Liyanage, Commander, Security Forces - West (SF-West) got underway during 6-7 June covering Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara, Kegalle and Ratnapura districts.

  • SFHQ-West Troops Continue Post-Flood Cleaning Work

    10th June 2018 16:24:24 Hours

    Army troops of the Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ-West) in the recent flood-affected Gampaha, Colombo and Puttalam areas after conduct of most urgent rescue and relief operations are currently busy cleaning polluted drinking water wells, using Army water pumps.

  • Army Food Producers Awarded Laurels

    10th June 2018 16:20:20 Hours

    The special certificate awarding ceremony of the ‘Agriculture and its Productive Practices’ competition organized by the Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ - West) in all under command formations to coincide with the ‘Wasa Visa Nethi Ratak’ national food production programme got underway on the directions of the Commander, Security Forces - West (SF-West), Major General Sathyapriya Liyanage on Friday (8).

  • 143 BRIGADE TROOPS PREVENT BREACH OF TANK BUND

    28th May 2018 16:14:10 Hours

    1 Sri Lanka National Guard troops of the 14 Division under the Security Force (West) in Wariyapola area had to stack sand bags around Anumethiyagama Tank bund in Hendiyapola today (27) in order to seal a leakage in the tank band. A total of 15 Army personnel attended to the emergency and prevented the piercing of the tank further.

  • FLOOD ASSISTANCE TO AFFECTED CIVILIANS

    27th May 2018 19:48:05 Hours

    16 Gajaba Regiment (GR) Troops of 14 Division under Security Forces (West) deployed in Mahawewa area assisted transporting civilians from Mahawewa Junction to Thaniwella Devalaya, Madampe which have been completely covered with flood water.

  • TROOPS CLEARED BLOCKED ELEMENTS IN ‘IRRIYA ELA' CANAL

    27th May 2018 19:45:54 Hours

    8 Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) troops of the 14 Division under Security Forces (West) on being informed by civilians and local authorities of a heavy flood water blockade in the ‘Irriya Ela’ at Wattala rushed to the location and cleared it within a couple of hours before water levels spill and cause havoc in the Wattala township on 26 May.

  • SF HQ (WEST) COMMEMORATES FALLEN WAR HEROES

    21st May 2018 17:25:42 Hours


    As per the direction of the Commander of the Army, SF HQ (West) organized a War Heroes Commemoration Ceremony on 18 May 2018 at the SF HQ (West) premises.