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  • A MEDIA WORKSHOP FOR MEDIA PERSONNEL

    23rd May 2018 22:17:14 Hours

    With an eye of providing a wider perspective and exposure to the fast changing subject of Media, the Security Force Headquarters - East jointly with the Directorate of Army Media organized a Media Workshop to a group of 20 Officers and 60 Other Ranks of under command formations of Security Force (East), at the auditorium, Security Force Headquarters (East) Welikanda on 23 May.

  • NATIONAL YOUTH JUNIOR AND SENIOR NOVICES WEIGHTLIFTING CHAMPIONSHIP – 2018

    22nd May 2018 09:24:09 Hours

    The National Youth Junior and Senior Novices Weightlifting Championship 2018, organized by the Polonnaruwa District Weightlifting Association in partnership with Welikanda Divisional Secretariat and Security Force Headquarters (East) was declared open by the Chief Guest, the Commander Security Force (East) Major General Santhusitha Pananwala, with the invitation of Divisional Secretary Welikanda, Mr. Harsha Bandara. The Championship was held at the gymnasium of Security Force Headquarters (East), Welikanda, on 19-20 May.

  • TROOPS UNDER 24 DIVISION COMMEMORATE NATIONAL WAR HEROES DAY

    22nd May 2018 09:18:02 Hours

    On the directing of General Officer Commanding 24 Division, Major General LM Mudalige RWP RSP ndu troops under 24 Division has organized several religious programmes to invoke blessing and commemorate all war heroes who sacrificed their lives and injured being in the battlefield during past three decades of brutal war to save the mother Lanka from the LTTE terrorists. Programmes were consist with multi religious observances covering selected religious places on the day of National War Heroes Day (May 19).

  • 22 DIVISION COMMEMORATES WAR HEROES

    19th May 2018 11:00:31 Hours

    The War Heroes' commemorative ceremonies, jointly organized by Hindu and Christian faiths along with the troops of 22 Division of Security Force (East) to coincide with the national War Heroes' remembrance ceremony, got underway at historical Koneshwaram Temple and Church Our Lady of Guadeloupe, Trincomalee on Friday (18).

  • THE COMMANDER SECURITY FORCE EAST VISITS 224 BRIGADE

    17th May 2018 23:01:02 Hours

    As part of the field formation visits, Major General Santhusitha Pananwala, Commander Security Force (East) made a visit to the Headquarters of 224 Brigade, Kattaparichchan on Tuesday (17).

  • FRATERNITY BUILDING CRICKET TOURNAMENT IN MUTHUR

    07th May 2018 22:15:40 Hours

    A Cricket Tournament, aimed at strengthening the harmony and reconciliation among different ethnicities, concluded successfully at Kinniya Public Grounds on Saturday (28) amidst a large gathering of cricket fans. A total of 39 Sports Clubs in Muthur area participated in the tournament which was organized under the guidance of General Officer Commanding 22 Division Major General Aruna Jayasekara and Commander 224 Brigade, Colonel P Ediriweera.

  • ARMY EASTERN GAMES – 2018 CONCLUDES SUCCESSFULLY

    07th May 2018 22:08:13 Hours

    The three day long Army Eastern Games - 2018, one of the most distinctive events in sports calendar of the Security Force Headquarters (East), concluded with glamour at Security Force Headquarters (East) grounds, Welikanda on 05 May. The event was organized with an eye of providing a platform for young Army athletes to showcase their skills and engage in competition to promote sportsmanship. The Closing Ceremony was graced by Commander Security Force (East), Major General Santhusitha Pananwala as the Chief Guest.

  • VESAK ZONE OF SECURITY FORCE (EAST) ATTRACTS A MASSIVE AMOUNT OF SIGHTSEERS

    03rd May 2018 21:31:49 Hours

    Thousands of civilians of Buddhist, Hindu and Islamic faiths attracted the Vesak Zone at Sewanapitiya, Welikanda area organized on a grand scale by 23 Division of Security Force Headquarters (East) in partnership with Welikanda Sasanarakshaka Balamandalaya and Divisional Secretariat Welikanda.

  • MORE ARMY PERSONNEL QUALIFY IN BSW AND ANTI-TANK GUIDED MISSILE COURSES

    28th April 2018 13:44:29 Hours

    The Passing out Parade of the Battalion Support Weapon (BSW) Officers’ Course No.74, BSW SNCOs Course No. 83 and Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) Course No. 50 took place on Friday (27) at Infantry Training Centre (ITC) Minneriya.

  • 23 DIVISION ADDS ITS SHARE TO NEW YEAR

    23rd April 2018 21:22:11 Hours

    23 Division of Security Forces – East organized a New Year festival which brought Sinhala, Tamil and Muslim communities together symbolizing cultural unity, at the Wandarammulla School grounds Batticaloa throughout Sunday (22) under the guidance of Brigadier Chula Abenayake, General Officer Commanding 23 Division.