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Security Force Headquarters
(Mullaittivu)

68 DIVISION

HISTORY

Task Force 8 was raised on 10 Dec. TF was assigned to round up LTTE tactical and logistic components established in LTTE control area at Puthukudirippu during the final phase of humanitarian operation. Soon after liberation of Mullative district from the LTTE, the TF was upgraded as 68 Division under the SFHQ (M) on 10 Dec 2010.As of now 68 Division is consist of 3 Brigades with 5 X regular and 2X volunteer Bns and covers the area approximately 317 Sq Kms. At the time of raising, 68 Division was formed as a Task Force-8 under 53 Division on 09 February 2009. This was to facilitate other established Divisions to advance smoothly. Presently 68 Division carries out duties to uplift the living standards of the people and assist to maintain law and order in the area. At the present Brig TJ Nanayakkara RWP USP is the General Officer Commanding of 68 division.

GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING

Major General H R N Fernando RSP

TENURES OF GENERAL OFFICERS COMMANDING

SER RANK NAME From To
1. Brigadier GV Ravippriya IG 02.09.2009 06.11.2009
2. Brigadier KPA Jayasekare WWV RSP psc 06.11.2009 29.12.2011
3. Brigadier KJ Wijetilleke RWP USP ndc psc 29.12.2011 30.09.2012
4. Major General KJ Wijetilleke RWP USP ndc psc 01.10.2012 04.07.2013
5. Brigadier AS Hewavitharna RSP  IG 04.07.2013 09.09.2013
6. Brigadier TJ Nanayakkara RWP USP 09.09.2013 24.07.2014
7. Major General A Kariyakarawana USP ndc 25.07.2014 26.01.2016
8. Brigadier PAD  Kahapola RSP 27.01.2016 08.08.2017
9. Major General H R N Fernando RSP 09.08.2017 Up to date

CONTACT DETAILS

Address
Headquarters 68 Division
Army Camp
Kombavil
Mullaittivu

Email - 68div@army.lk ,68division@gmail.com
Tel - 0113070823
Fax - 0113030590

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