WELCOME TO SECURITY FORCE HEADQUARTERS KILINOCHCHI
VISIT TO ARMY BASE HOSPITAL KILINOCHCHI IN CELEBRATION OF SINHALA AND TAMIL NEW YEAR
As per the concept of Commander of the Army and on the directions and guidances of Commander, Security Forces - Kilinochchi, General Officer Commanding - 57 Division and Senior Officers have visited to Army Base Hospital, Kilinochchi on 26 April 2017 reviving age - old practices during the times of Sinhala and Tamil New Year, the “ Negam Yama” (visit to relatives).
Officer Commanding of Base Hospital has warmly welcomed Briagdier H J S Gunawardhana RSP USP ndc psc, General Officer Commanding – 57 Division on his arrival to hospital and briefly exchanged views ab......
KILINOCHCHI TROOPS CONTINUE YOGA TRAINING PRACTICES
With the sole intention of promoting mental, spiritual and physical growth among Army personnel, the Security Forces - Kilinochchi recently introduced a Yoga Training workshop for military personnel as per the direction and coordination of Brigadier D C Keppetiwalana RSP ndu psc General Officer Commanding – 66 Division.
As part of this training programme, a reputed personality on the subject of Yoga Art, Lecturer Leelananda Wickramarachchi has conducted two special workshop on Yoga for the troops in Kilinochchi area with the invitation of General Officer Commanding – 6......
DEFENCE ADVISER OF BUNGLADESH HIGH COMMISSION CALL ON FAREWELL VISIT TO SECURITY FORCES HEADQUARTERS KILINOCHCHI
Defence Adviser of Bangladesh High Commission for Sri Lanka, Commodore S Aslam Parvez (TAS) nswc, afwc, psc paid his farewell visit on Security Forces Headquarters – Kilinochchi on 21 April 2017.
At the Headquarters premises Brigadier Jagath Ratnayake Brigadier General Staff – Security Forces Headquarters – Kilinochchi warmly welcomed the defence adviser and they held cordial discussions on matters of bilateral interest and cooperation.
After the conclusion of the discussion Brigadier General Staff – Security Forces Headquarters – Kilinoc......
TROOPS UNDER SECURITY FORCES KILINOCHCHI CELEBRATE SINHALA & TAMIL NEW YEAR WITH KILINOCHCHI CIVIL COMMUNITY
With the intention of promoting religious and cultural reconciliation and peace among all communities, 65 Division organized a Sinhala and Tamil New Year Festival at Mulankavil Public Ground on 16 April 2017 under the guidance of Major General Sarath Weerawardena, General Officer Commanding – 65 Division.
Many traditional and fun games included in the festival like cycle race, marathon, gunny bag races, eye-placing on the elephant, grease-pole climbing, pot cracking, bun-eating, pillow fighting, tracing of hidden guest, tug-of-war, musical chairs, fancy dresses, selection o......
GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 57 DIVISION VISITS TO 571 AND 574 BRIGADES
Brigadier Jagath Gunawardana RSP USP ndu psc General Officer Commanding - 57 Division marked his first official visit to the 571 Brigade Headquarters on Sunday (16) as a formality of his duties. The visiting Commander was warmly welcomed by 571 Brigade Commander Colonel KTADS Kolambathanthri RWP RSP USP psc IG with the Commanding Officers from under command battalions of 571 Brigade. In accordance with military formalities, a Guard Turnout of the troops of the 9th Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment saluted the General Officer Commanding 57 Division in the premises. The Brigade commander updated new ......
SECURITY FORCES HEADQUARTERS KILINOCHCHI CELEBRATES NEW YEAR FESTIVAL
On the concept of Major General Ajith Kariyakarawana USP ndc Commander Security Forces - Kilinochchi, arranged series of Sinhala and Hindu New Year auspicious events, giving prominence to traditional customs and rituals.
On 14 April 2017, all ranks tea table was arranged with the participation of Officers and Other Ranks of the Security Forces Headquarters -Kilinochchi and it’s under command battalions.
During the all ranks tea Commander announced the Commander of the Army new year massage and shared his New Year thoughts with participant’s and special g......
NEW YEAR MUSICAL EXTRAVAGANZA ORGANIZED BY THE 57 DIVISION
New Year musical extravaganza was organized by the 57 Division as an extension of New Year Festival on 11 April 2017 at the Kilinochchi Central College grounds. Major General A Kariyakarawana USP ndc , Commander Security Forces Kilinochchi graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. He was warmly welcomed by the Brigadier HJS Gunawardana RSP USP ndc psc, General Officer Commanding 57 Division.
Lighting of the traditional oil lamp and fireworks while displaying the commencement of Mega musical show in Killinochchi district was an amalgamation Sinhala and Tamil music. Killinochchi civi......
57 DIVISION UNDER SECURITY FORCES KILINOCHCHI CELEBRATE AVURUDU WITH KILINOCHCHI CIVILIANS
With the intention of promoting religious reconciliation and peace among all communities, 57 Division organized a Sinhala and Hindu New Year Festival at Kilinochchi Central School Ground on 11 April 2017 under the guidance of Brigadier Jagath Gunawardana General Officer Commanding – 57 Division.
Many traditional and fun games included in the festival like cycle race, marathon, gunny bag races, eye-placing on the elephant, grease-pole climbing, pot cracking, bun-eating, pillow fighting, tracing of hidden guest, tug-of-war, musical chairs, fancy dresses, counting of papaya see......
MAY NEW YEAR - 2017 USHERS IN FRESH THOUGHTS, HAPPINESS & PROSPERITY!
Commander, Security Forces (Kilinochchi) Major General A Kariyakarawana USP ndc, all Senior Officers, Officers and members of Civil Staff wish all of you a Peaceful, Happy and Prosperous Sinhala and Tamil New Year.
KILINOCHCHI 52 FARMING CIVILIANS GIVEN TRAINING ON AGRICULTURE
As per the concept His Excellency President Maithripala Sirisena as the year 2017 as poverty alleviation years, troops of Security Forces - Kilinochchi conducted many social welfare projects to reduce the poverty in Kilinochchi district.
The first step of these session programme, the three-month long Agriculture programme conducted for selected farming community by the Army Directorate of Agriculture and Livestock on the directions of the Commander, Security Forces - Kilinochchi Major General Ajith Kariyakarawana and the guidance of the Director, Agriculture and Livestock ended ......
COMPUTER AND CLERK COURSE ENDS AT 65 DIVISION IN SECURITY FORCES KILINOCHCHI
As per the instruction of Security Forces Headquarters - Kilinochchi, 65 Division organized First Computer Course - 2017 with the objective of further expanding knowledge on Information Technology (IT) among troops serving the Division area, reached its successful completion on 25 March 2017 at the 65 Division Headquarters.
20 other rankers followed the course which began on 03 March 2017 covered a period of 16 days.
Meanwhile, First Clerk Course of 2017 also completed 36 days and it's terminated on 28 March 2017 with the intention of enhancing Clerk skill of soldie......
SECURITY FORCES KILINOCHCHI TROOPS JOIN CIVILIANS FOR SHARAMADANA CAMPAIGN
Troops of 571 Brigade area under Security Forces – Kilinochchi took part in a few social welfare projects with the close coordination of civilians living in those areas to build up the harmony and reconciliation and mutual understand among civilians and military personnel as well as the upgrade the iconic view of military among civilians.
Nearly 50 army personnel from 7th battalion of Sri Lanka Light Infantry, 9 Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment and 16 (V) Sri Lanka Light Infantry took part for these social wellbeing projects. During the period commenced from 20 to 25 April 2017......
SECURITY FORCES HEADQUARTERS KILINOCHCHI TROOPS CELEBRATE SINHALA HINDU NEW YEAR FESTIVAL
The Sinhala and Tamil New Year festive season across the country made its entry to the Iranamadu Wavu Thavulla in this Saturday (08) morning as both Officers and soldiers of the Security Forces Headquarters - Kilinochchiand under command battalions joined hands together to celebrate the auspicious event, giving prominence to the traditional New Year games and other associated events.
Commander, Security Forces - Kilinochchi, Major General Ajith Kariyakarawana as the Chief Guest, together with Mrs. R Ketheeswaran, District Secretary –Mullaitivu, Mr. M Welikanna, Deputy Inspec......
66 DIVISION POONAKERY CELEBRATES SINHALA AND TAMIL NEW YEAR WITH THE COMMUNITY IN THE AREA STRENGTHENING THE RECONCILIATION EFFORT OF THE NATION
Members of the Army and police stationed in Poonakery joined hands together with civilians in the area to celebrate Sinhala and Tamil New Year was celebrated at the old Dutch port Poonakery on 07 April 2017 .The event was conducted with the concept of Commander Security Forces - Kilinochchi, Major General Ajith Kariyakarawana, USP ndc. The event has been organized by the troops of 66 Division POONAKERY with the intention of establishing interpersonal- friendship of togetherness' with the members of various ethnic groups together with Army and police personals deployed in the area.
NEW GOC ASSUMED THE COMMAND OF 57 INFANTRY DIVISION KILINOCHCHI
Brigadier H J S Gunawardena RSP USP ndc psc assumed the duties as 10th General Officer Commanding of 57 Infantry Division on 06 April 2017 with military traditions and amidst religious blessing at Headquarters of 57 Infantry Division.
A guard turnout was accorded by 1st Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment to newly appointed General Officer Commanding as a formal welcome at Main entrance of the Divisional Headquarters. After assuming of the duties as General Officer Commanding addressed the troops and explained his vision. To mark this day a mango sapling was planted at the Divisional Admin a......