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  • Major General Renaka V. Udawatte, New DCOS Assumes Office

    15th December 2016 13:01:49 Hours

    Major General Renaka V. Udawatte, the newly-appointed, Deputy Chief of Staff on Thursday (15) assumed office amid Buddhist religious blessings.

  • SFHQ-MLT Educates Troops on “Traffic Rules & Safe Driving”

    15th December 2016 13:00:26 Hours

    An awareness programme on ‘Traffic Rules and Safe Driving’ was held for officers and other ranks serving in Divisions, Forward Maintenance Areas (FMA), Brigades and Units under the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) at the SFHQ-MLT main auditorium on Wednesday (14).

  • Major General Channa Goonetilleke Appointed New Chief of Staff

    14th December 2016 18:27:04 Hours

    Major General H.C.P Goonetilleke has been appointed the new Chief of Staff of the Army. He has been serving as the Deputy Chief of Staff since 04 November 2016. He succeeds Major General U. A. B Medawela......

  • SFHQ-C Troops in Dengue Prevention Campaign

    14th December 2016 18:26:54 Hours

    Troops serving the 2 (V) Sri Lanka Rifle Corps (SLRC) in the 11 Division of the Security Force Headquarters-Central (SFHQ-C) participated in a Dengue Prevention Campaign on Saturday (10) in Gampola area.

  • One More Tamil Language Course Ends

    14th December 2016 18:26:46 Hours

    The certificate-awarding ceremony in the Tamil Language Course organized by the 621 Brigade on the instructions of Major General B.H.M.A Wijesinghe, General Officer Commanding (GOC), 62 Division with the intention of enhancing Tamil Language proficiency among Army personnel of the 62 Division area got underway in the 621 Brigade Conference Hall on Monday (12).

  • Commander, SFHQ – MLT Meets Commanding Officers

    14th December 2016 18:26:00 Hours

    The first conference of the newly-appointed Commander, Security Forces Headquarters – Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT), Major General Dampath Fernando with the Commanding Officers serving in the SFHQ – MLT took place at the main conference hall recently.

  • Major General Renaka Udawatte Appointed New Deputy Chief of Staff

    14th December 2016 18:25:58 Hours

    Major General Renaka V. Udawatte has been appointed the new Deputy Chief of Staff of the Army. He succeeds Major General Channa Goonetilleke who has been.....

  • Another Wednesday Training Programme Held at SFHQ - C

    14th December 2016 18:24:44 Hours

    Another Wednesday Training programme was held for officers and other ranks serving in the Security Force Headquarters – Central (SFHQ-C) at Headquarters main auditorium on Wednesday (14).

  • 55 Division Drill Competition: 1 MIR Carries Away Championship

    14th December 2016 16:28:13 Hours

    The Inter Battalion Drill Competition of the 55 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) got underway during December 6-8 at the 55 Divisional Headquarters parade ground.

  • SF-MLT, SF-C & SF-W Troops Conduct Religious Programmes on Poya Day

    14th December 2016 14:06:57 Hours

    On account of the recent Unduwap Full Moon Poya Day, a ‘Bodhi Pooja’, (meritorious act) organized by 16 Corps of Engineer Services (CES) was held on Tuesday (13) at Muladhipa Temple inside the Security Force Headquarters-Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT).