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  • 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.

  • BASIC COMPUTER COURSE HELD IN SF HQ (WEST)

    18th May 2018 12:37:09 Hours

    Security Force Headquarters (West) Organized a basic computer course with the assistance of the Orient Academy Private Limited from 09 April 2018 to 15 May 2018 at the Army Library Panagoda.

  • SF HQ (WEST) ORGANIZES A REFRESHER COURSE FOR THE OFFICERS PROMOTION EXAMINATION - 2018

    15th May 2018 18:30:07 Hours


    On the direction of the Commander Security Forces (West), a series of lecture programme has been organized from 18 April to 23 May 2018 at the lecture halls of RHQ SLAGSC, Panagoda and 581 Brigade, Boossa for the officers who are appearing for the Lieutenant to Captain and Captain to Major promotion exams in 2018.

  • 8 SLSR TROOPS RISE TO EMERGENCY AT ATALAWATTA

    15th May 2018 18:05:06 Hours


    Troops of 8 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (8 SLSR) of the 583 Brigade Division of the SFHQ (West) on 13 May 2018 gave their timely assistance to removing the huge “Bo” tree which has been fallen down to the line of houses of estate workers at Atalawatta, Pindeniya in Kegalle district.

  • HUMAN RIGHTS LECTURE HELD IN SECURITY FORCE HEADQUARTERS - WEST

    15th May 2018 12:42:15 Hours

    Security Force (West) organized a Human Rights Lecture for the Trg day programme on the Child Rights and Women Rights, to enhance the knowledge of Officers and Other Ranks serving under the SF (West) AOR on 09 May 2018 at the lecture hall of Bodhirajaramaya Temple at PANAGODA.

  • AWARENESS PROGRAMME ON SOCIAL MEDIA

    05th April 2018 09:23:36 Hours

    Security Force Headquarters (West) conducted an awareness programme on impact of social media on the instructions and guidance of the Commander of the Army, on 04 April 2018 at auditorium of RHQ SLSC.