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  • SFHQ (EAST) SYMBOLIC FLAG BLESSING CEREMONY HELD IN BATTICALOA

    06th October 2018 16:24:51 Hours

    Under the direction of Commander of the Army, Security Force Headquarters (East) jointly with 23 Division organized a solemn flag-blessing ceremony at Mangalaramaya, Batticaloa on Thursday (6) in connection with the forthcoming 69th Army anniversary and the Army Day (Oct 10). The event was organized with the guidance of the Commander Security Force (East) Major General Santhusitha Pananwala and with the supervision of General Officer Commanding 23 Division Brigadier Chula Abenayaka and Commander 231 Brigade, Brigadier Senarath Niwunhella. A representative gathering of Officers and Other Rankers serving in Security Force Headquarters (East), Forward Maintenance Area (East) and 23 Division attended the occasion.

  • COMMANDER SECURITY FORCE (MULLAITIVU) GRACES THE PASSING OUT OF REALITY BASED SELF DEFENCE COURSE

    17th September 2018 15:52:13 Hours

    In consequence to a request made by the Commander, Security Force (Mullaitivu) from the Security Force Headquarters (East), a group of SF (Mullaitivu) soldiers graduated as 'self defence' competent upon the successful completion of the Reality Based Self Defence (RBSD) course. The passing out ceremony of the RBSD course No 05 was held on 16 September at the Headquarters 23 Division in the presence of a large gathering of viewers. A total of 52 Army personnel serving in Security Force (Mullaitivu) and Security Force – East (47 men and 05 women) followed the course. Commander Security Force (Mullaitivu) Major General Dushan Rajaguru graced the passing out ceremony as the Chief Guest.

  • INVENTORS OF THE EASTERN PROVINCE SHOWCASE THEIR INNOVATIVE TALENTS AT THE 'EASTERN CYBER TECH 2018' EXHIBITION

    15th August 2018 22:28:44 Hours

    The future of our society lies in the hands of innovative and aspiring people who can innovate, cooperate with others, and stay resilient to rise up to the challenge and make our country a better place and a proud nation.

  • ‘MIYASI RATHRIYA’ PULATHISIPURA ATTRACTS CROWDS

    05th August 2018 19:02:06 Hours

    In connection with 180 development projects which have been completed under the ‘Pibidemu Polonnaruwa’ (Awakening of Polonnaruwa) District Development Programme being vested in the public in Polonnaruwa, Security Force Headquarters organized ‘Miyasi Rathriya’ a mega musical show on the guidance of Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake on Thursday (02) August.

  • TROOPS UNDER 24 DIVISION ASSIST THE 71 UPASAMPADA CEREMONY

    27th July 2018 13:38:45 Hours

    On a request made by the Secretary to Sri Lanka Ramanna Nikarakshaka Sabha, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, the Commander of the Army has assigned Major General Santhusitha Pananwala, Commander Security Force (East) and Major General Mahinda Mudalige, General Officer Commanding 24 Division to engage and coordinate the 71 Upasampada Ceremony task in most appropriately. This ritual was held in the middle of the Gal Oya River from 18 July 2018 to 25 July 2018 covering eight days. There were 400 Samaneras qualified to have Upasampada and each day 50 Samaneras were made as Upasampada in front of Chief Monks, including Most Venerable Napana Premasiri thero with several ritual and proceedings.

  • “PULATHISI POSON ULELA” ILLUMINATES THE WHOLE POLONNARUWA

    05th July 2018 12:17:37 Hours

    In line with the Poson Full Moon Poya Day, a significant annual event in the Sri Lankan Buddhist calendar which consecrates the arrival of Buddhism to Sri Lanka, the Security Force Headquarters (East) gave the fullest support for "Pulathisi Poson Ulela" with the blessings of Commander of the Army and under the guidance of Commander Security Force (East), Major General Santhusitha Pananwala and the General Officer Commanding 23 Division Brigadier Chula Abenayaka. The programe was jointly organized by the Army, DS PLN and President's office.

  • ICRC VAVUNIYA CHIEF MEETS EAST COMMANDER

    21st June 2018 08:54:47 Hours

    Ms. Anne Melotte, Head of Office of International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) - Vavuniya paid a call on the Commander Security Force (East) Major General Santhusitha Pananwala at the Security Force Headquarters (East), on 19 June 2018.

  • SECURITY FORCES (EAST) CELEBRATES NEW YEAR IN TRINCOMALEE

    11th April 2018 09:29:15 Hours

    On account of the forthcoming Sinhala and Hindu New Year, officers and soldiers of Security Forces (East) together with civil community got together throughout Sunday (08) at the Orr’s Hill grounds Trincomalee to celebrate the New Year giving prominence to the age old traditions. The event, organized by the Headquarters 22 Division was carried out as the main event of Security Forces (East) parallel to the series of programmes to be carried out in this festive season.

  • COMMANDER SECURITY FORCE EAST GRACES THE 143rd COLLEGE DAY OF ST. JOSEPH'S COLLEGE BATTICALOA

    22nd March 2018 16:58:18 Hours

    The St. Josephs' College Batticaloa, one of the leading educational institutions in the Eastern Province, celebrated its 143rd College Day with religious observances amidst a host of distinguished invitees on 19 March 2018.

  • INTER-DIVISION ELLE & NETBALL TOURNAMENTS - SECURITY FORCES (EAST)

    17th February 2018 08:39:12 Hours

    Elle players of 22 Division and netball players of 3 (V) Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps (SLAWC) respectively secured championship trophies in the Inter Regiment Elle and Netball Tournaments, in the finals played on Friday (16) at SF HQ (E) grounds, WELIKANDA.

    Commander Security Forces East Major General Santhusitha Pananwala graced the occasion as the Chief Guest encouraging the players who had their final rounds of the tournaments which were organized by SF HQ (East). The teams of SF HQ (East), 03 x Divs and FMA (East) were confronted during the tournaments on knock-out basis.