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  • Medical Specialists Treat Civilians in Mullaittivu

    A team of medical specialists, organized by the 643 Brigade Headquarters at Muthiyankaddukulam, Mullaittivu arrived in Mullaittivu a few days ago and conducted a mobile medical clinic at Oddusuddan Karipattamurippu government mixed school. Over 250 patients with dental, visual, skin and physical complications and diseases received treatment from medical specialists.....
  • ‘Hunuwataye Katawa’ Goes to Wanni Troops

    Troops serving the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W), took time off from their day’s busy assignments on Saturday (9) to enjoy one of the most popular stage dramas, ‘Hunuwataye Katawa’ (chalk circle) at SFHQ-W auditorium. The stage drama that would provide entertainment and job-contentment to hundreds of Wanni troops was made available to Major General Boniface Perera, Commander, SFHQ-W.....
  • Seva Vanitha Built 18th Home Warmed in Special Ceremony in Kandy

    Amidst Seth Pirith chanting of Maha Sangha and blessings of well-wishers and relatives, the family of one more fallen War Hero from Megoda Kalugamuwa in Kandy accepted the ownership of a new house, built through funds of the Seva Vanitha Army Branch (SVAB) on Wednesday (19).

  • Nutritious Biscuits Distributed Among Kids in Marudankerni

    Nutritious biscuit stocks to the value of about Rs 12 lakhs, donated by Delmage Marketing (Pvt) Ltd following coordination done by 551 Brigade Commander in Vettalakerni, Jaffna were distributed on Wednesday (5) among infants of low-income group families in consultation with medical authorities in the area. The stock of ‘Mum’s Choice’ baby rusk biscuits..........
  • Island-wide Army Formations Celebrate National New Year

    Various Army formations around the country celebrated the Sinhala and Hindu New Year organizing traditional New Year festivals and many other auspicious events. Security Forces Headquarters, Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) organized a grand New Year festival at the camp premises on.....
  • SFHQ-KLN Workshop on Different Topics Begins

    A five-day workshop, designed to enlighten service personnel serving the Security Forces Headquarters-Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) on environment, security, promotion of reconciliation, religious and cultural differences, ethnicity, co-existence, winning hearts and minds of Tamil people, LTTE’s international network, etc commenced on......
  • Pakistan Army De-mining Team Here to Share Their Experience & Knowledge

    Sri Lanka Army Engineers, now fully committed to rid the North and East of LTTE landmines, estimated to exceed more than 1 million, received a boost on Thursday (27) when a delegation of Pakistan Army de-mining veterans after meeting the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya, offered their technical know-how and experience further, to ongoing de-mining work of the Army.
  • “Army on Its Way to be More Professional & A Gentlemen’s Army as President’s Wish” - Commander

    Commanding Officers (COs) of all battalions of the Sri Lanka Army around the country met with the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya on two separate days and  received commendations and assessment of their ongoing roles and tasks. Early this week, all 274 Commanding Officers on staggered basis for two days listened to the Commander who extolled continuing ‘good work’ of all the field commanders.
  • ‘Singer’ Company Offers Its Share for ‘Abimansala 2’ Project

    Singer (Pvt) Ltd, honouring its pledge of support to the proposed, ‘Abimansala 2’ for dependent War Heroes at Wilpitawatta, Udumulla in the South, donated its contribution of Rs 5.25 million for construction of one Villa in the wellness resort to Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya, Commander of the Army on Tuesday (24). Mr Hiran Asoka Pieris, Chief Executive Officer, Singer (Pvt) Ltd......