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  • TROOPS OF 224 BRIGADE CONSTRUCT TWO NEW HOUSES FOR NEEDY FAMILIES

    17th September 2018 16:36:47 Hours

    Two new houses constructed by the troops of 224 Brigade with the blessings of the General Officer Commanding 22 Division Major General Aruna Jayasekara were handed over to two needy families in Thambalagamuwa” on 13 September 2018. This project was launched under the supervision of Commander” 224 Brigade” Colonel EAP Ediriweera.

  • REFURBISHMENT OF THE ST. JOESPH VAZ THEOLOGICAL CENTRE

    16th September 2018 11:42:11 Hours

    In response to a request made by the Rt. Rev Bishop of Batticaloa, troops of 10 Gajaba Regiment serving in the 231 Brigade Batticaloa with the assistance of 4 GW, 11 (V) SLSR and 3 ESR troops completed the refurbishment of the St. Joesph Vaz Theological Institute at the Bishop House premises in Batticaloa. It was opened on 08 September 2018.

  • COMMANDER SF (EAST) UNVEILS ARMY-BUILT "PIRIVEN" ACCOMMODATION COMPLEX ALONG WITH THE OFFICE COMPLEX FOR SANGHA AT MANGALARAMAYA BATTICALOA

    14th September 2018 20:55:49 Hours

    With the view to foster inter-ethnic and inter-religious coexistence and to generate a spirit of tolerance and understanding amongst different religious groups in the Eastern Province, Security Force Headquarters (East) has been facilitating for series of projects with the guidance of Commander Security Force (East), Major General Santhusitha Pananwala. Accordingly, the contribution of troops for the refurbishment of Mamanga Pillayar Kovil Batticaloa, renovation of the Theological Institute of Bishop's House Batticaloa and various religious places in the area could be highlighted.

  • THE TROOPS OF 22 DIVISION SUPPORT A BLOOD DONATION PROGRAMME

    05th September 2018 18:37:17 Hours

    A Blood Donation Programme was organized at the Lanka IOC Terminal China Bay on (29) Wednesday with the assistance of the troops of 22 Division.

  • SECURITY FORCE HEADQUARTERS - EAST JOINS ‘MAHOTSAVAM’ IN MAMANGAM PILLAIYAR KOVIL, BATTICALOA

    11th August 2018 08:58:53 Hours

    As a part of the ongoing “Mahotsavam” (Annual Grand Festival) - 2018 of the Historic Mamangam Pillaiyar Kovil, Batticaloa, the Chariot Festival (Sapparam) was held with the gracious presence of the Commander Security Force (East), Major General Santhusitha Pananwala in the morning on Friday, 10 August 2018.

  • WORKSHOP ON “WALKING ON THE HIGH-WIRE” THE ART OF MAKING DECISIONS UNDER CONDITIONS OF UNCERTAINTY

    05th August 2018 19:08:02 Hours

    Training and development of military officers in decision making is paramount important for the survival of individuals & organizations which are operating in ever advancing technology driven complex operational environment, with full of uncertainties and vulnerabilities.

  • SECURITY FORCE COMMANDER (EAST) WAS HONORED BY BIKKUHS IN POLONNARUWA

    29th July 2018 09:26:17 Hours

    As the Buddhists celebrate the “Esala Full-Moon Poya Day” with great reverence, with religious festivals and processions throughout the country, villagers in Welikanda and surrounding villages at Polonnaruwa District joined with “Sri MahindaramaViharasthanaya,” (Buddhist Temple) to organize a programme giving prominence for yet another ritual of the Sri Lankan Buddhists.

  • 24 DIVISION AND 3(V)SLAWC VOLLEYBALL TEAMS EMERGED CHAMPIONS IN INTER DIVISION VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT SF (EAST)

    27th July 2018 15:24:44 Hours

    Introduction of volleyball goes back to 9 Feb 1895 and had been a part of the Summer Olympics for both men and women consistently since 1964. Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation (SLVF) is the main governing body of Volleyball in Sri Lanka, where volleyball is its national sport.

    With the intention of finding potential players to represent Army and National teams, SF HQ (E) organized the Inter-Division Volleyball Championship - 2018 at 7 SLA premises and amidst a large gathering of sports-lovers, curtains final match of the tournament played on 26 July 2018.

  • DISTRIBUTION OF 7000 DRY RATION PACKS FOR UNDER PRIVILEGED FAMILIES

    27th July 2018 09:48:24 Hours

    The M C A Hameed Hajiyar Trust, Arayampathi had organized their Annual Feast to distribute 7000 dry ration packs to the Muslim and Tamil under privileged families in the Batticaloa town area, on 25.07.2018.

  • PUBLIC EXPOSITION OF SACRED RELICS AT POLONNARUWA GAL VIHARAYA

    01st July 2018 11:29:10 Hours

    In commemorating the arrival of Buddhism to Sri Lanka on Poson Full Moon Poya Day, the Security Force Headquarters (East) joined hands in organizing the meritorious public exposition of sacred relics at the Historic Gal Viharaya, with the blessings of Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayaka and under the guidance of Commander Security Force (East), Major General Santhusitha Pananwala and the Commander Forward Maintenance Area (East) Major General Manoj Mudannayaka.