WELCOME TO SECURITY FORCE HEADQUARTERS KILINOCHCHI
REGIMENTAL SERGEANT MAJORS GET-TOGETHER AT SECURITY FORCE KILINOCHCHI
A cordial get-together, organized by the Security Forces Headquarter - Killinochchi for 54 Regimental Sergeant Majors (RSM), serving all Divisions, Brigades, Forward Maintenance Area and Units of the Security Force – Kilinochchi area. It was conducted at the Commander’s House garden on 17 January 2018 at 1900 hrs.
This get-together was aimed at enhancing goodwill, cooperation, confidence and team spirits among the troops as well as others in the organization. The gathering ended up with a dinner and a group photo was taken with the Commander Security Force -Kilinochc......
TROOPS IN KILINOCHCHI CONDUCTED A SERIES OF SHRAMADANA WORK
Troops of 571 Brigade under command to the 57 Division in Security Force Kilinochchi recently took part in a few social welfare projects on 13 January 2018 at Jayanthinagar, Tiruvaiaru (West), Barathipuram.
One officer and twenty Other Ranks of 7 Sri Lanka Light Infantry Regiment serving under the Malayalapuram based 571 Brigade recently organized a Sharamadana campaign to clean the Meenachchi Amman Kovil premises and the building at Jayanthinagar.
Meanwhile, troops belong to 16 (v) Sri Lanka Light Infantry Regiment launched a Shramadana campaign to clean the Pullayar......
TROOPS OF 65 DIVISION PROVIDE ASISTANCE TO CLEAN THE TAMIL MIX SCHOOL PREMISES IN KARIYALNAGAPDUVAN
As per the directions of Commander Security Force Kilinochchi Major General Ajith Kariyakarawana USP ndc and with the supervision of General Officer Commanding, 65 Division Major General Sarath Weerawardhana RSP USP IG, troops of 11(V) Gajaba Regiment belongs to 651 Brigade extended their assistance to clean the Tamil Mix School premises at kariyalnagapaduvan on 17 January 2018.
30 Troops of 11(V) Gajaba Regiment voluntarily took part in the shramadana campaign clean the school premises and the building.At the end of the shramadhana campaign parents and school teachers extended ......
CELEBRATION OF THAI PONGAL FESTIVAL BY 57 DIVISION
Pongal is a harvest festival dedicated to the Sun. It is a four-day festival which according to the Tamil calendar is usually celebrated from 14 to 17 January 2018. Hence, troops of 57 Division organized series of events for celebration of 'Thai Pongal' with the public in Kilinochchi.
As Initial, a ‘Shramadana Campaigns’ were conducted to make the surroundings suit for this colourful religious festival by troops at Hindu temples which are located within their respective area of responsibility. These shramadana were initiated as per the direction given by General Offi......
3RD BATTALION OF GAJABA REGIMENT CELEBRATES ITS 32ND ANNIVERSARY
Troops of 3rd Battalion of Gajaba Regiment serving under the Security Force Kilinochchi, celebrated its 32nd anniversary on 12 January 2018 in accordance with military formalities and traditions, giving priority to religious observances.
The anniversary programme commenced after a ‘Bodhi Pooja’ ceremony at the Battalion premises. The series of sports events, cricket, football, volleyball, badminton tournaments were held prior to the anniversary celebration.
The day’s anniversary celebrations commenced with a Guard Turnout presented by the troops to t......
66 DIVISION TROOPS PROVIDED SUPPORT TO CLEAN POONERYN HOSPITAL PREMISES WITH HOSPITAL STAFF
66 Division troops serving under Security Force- Kilinochchi in collaboration with the staff at Poonaryn Government Hospital carried out a Shramadana, self-help project to clean the hospital premises on 14 January 2018, coincident with Thai Pongal fiesta season. General Officer Commanding, 66 Division – Major General Duminda Keppetiwalana mastermind of the said social aid programme.
A large number of soldiers in 661 Brigade and 66 Division Headquarters joined hands together with hospital staff. During the shramadana, troops cleaned the hospital premises while planting the ......
KILINOCHCHI TROOPS CLEANED SCHOOL PREMISES IN VELLAMKULAM ON ACCOUNT OF THAI PONGAL DAY
As per the guidance of General Officer Commanding – 65 Division, Major General Sarath Weerawadhana , troops of 15 Sinha Regiment in Security Force Kilinochchi organized a ‘Shramadana’ campaign to clean up the school premises and its surroundings at the Government Tamil Mixed School in Vellamkulam on 12 January 2018, to coincide with the Thai Pongal celebrations.
The ‘Shramadana’ campaign was organized in response to a request made by the principal to the General Officer Commanding – 65 Division and Commander 651 Brigade Brigadier Ranjith Abeysin......
TROOPS IN KILINOCHCHI ORGANIZED CRICKET TOURNAMENT IN ACCORD TO THAI PONGAL DAY
To coincide with the Thai Pongal Festival, troops of 2nd Battalion of Sri Lanka National Guard organized amusing programme for entertaining villagers in Jayapuram. Under the instruction of General Officer Commanding 66 Division, Major General Duminda Keppetiwalana and supervision of the Commander of 663 Brigade – Brigadier Subhashana Welikala, cricket tournament and musical show were organized by troops for entertaining the people on Thai Pongal day.
Four Cricket teams representing the nearby villages, participated for the cricket tournament and the team of Jayapurama won t......
TROOPS IN KILINOCHCHI ORGANIZE ALMS-GIVING FOR ELDER INMATES WITH THE FIRST LIGHT OF THE NEW YEAR
To coincide with the dawn of New Year 2018, troops of 24 Gemunu Watch organized an alms giving for elders resided in S.K. Elders Home – Kilinochchi recently, under the patronage of Commander Security Force (Kilinochchi) - Major General Ajith Karaiyakarawana USP ndc.
40 elders who are resided at S.K Elders Home in Kilinochchi were appeased with the delicious lunch by the troops of 24 Gemunu Watch. The programme was led by Commanding Officer of 24 Gemunu Watch battalion – Lieutenant Colonel Chaminda Rathnayake. During the day’s itinerary, troops donated medical dru......
66 DIVISION TAKES LEAD IN PLANTING TREES ALONG B - 357 ROAD WITH CIVILIANS
A comprehensive project to plant trees along the B-357 road from Nalankatti to Paranthan was launched by the 66 Infantry Division Pooneryn on 12 January 2018, as an effort taken to support the concept of the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General N U M M W Senanayake RWP RSP USP psc, to sustain the environmental protection. The project started with the blessings of Major General Ajith Kariyakarawana, Commander Security Forces - Kilinochchi.
The programme was organized in parallel with the National Tree Planting campaign ‘Ruk Ropana’ and planted 1500 Kumbuk saplings ......
KIYOSHI RYU BUDO TRAINING FOR SECURITY FORCE KILINOCHCHI TROOPS
The certificate awarding ceremony of the 1st and 2nd courses, Green and Yellow belt of "Kiyoshi Ryu Budo" was held on 11 January 2018 at Nelum Piyassa. The objectives of the course were to train soldiers for self-defence, act for emergencies and provide situational management training. The first "Kiyoshi Ryu Budo" course was commenced on 18 October 2017 for Riot Control platoons of 57 Division. 04 x Officers and 150 x Other Ranks from 7 SLLI, 9 VIR, 17 (V) GR and 14 SLNG were successfully completed the fourth stage of the course and successfully completed the 7 Grade of &q......
COMMANDER SECURITY FORCES KILINOCHCHI VISIT TO 2 COMMANDO REGIMENT
Major General A Kariyakarawana USP ndc Commander, Security Force Kilinochchi paid visit to 2 Commando Regiment on 10 Jan 2018. During the visit the Commander was welcomed by Lt Col B M A Balasooriya RSP psc - Commanding Officer 2 Commando Regiment and presented a comprehensive briefing on their duties, CIMIC activities and other military commitments.
During the visit Commander planted a sapling and share his views with the troops. Further, Commander urged them to continue their training and good work while maintaining the highest standards of military discipline at all levels. Th......
SECURITY FORCE KILINOCHCHI TROOPS DISTRIBUTED SCHOOL BOOKS AND ACCESSORIES AMONG THE PRE SCHOOL KIDS
A stock of school accessories, inclusive of exercise books, pens, pencils, etc, distributed among the pre-school kids at Annai Illam pre-school in Kilinochchi, as per the concept of Commander Security Forces - Kilinochchi Major General Ajith Kariyakarawana USP ndc.
160 packet of School Books with essential accessories which worth more than Rs.100,000.00 were offered to the 160 pre school kids. The donation was charitably provided by the troops of Security Force - Kilinochchi. This held from 1500 hrs to 1700 hrs at the Libara Library in Kilinochchi on 05 January 2018.
Beginning of New Year, 57 Division has launched an agricultural project in support for sustainable agricultural development base on the direction given through the Army Headquarters. ‘Yali Api Nagitimu Atukotu Purawamu’ This is a theme which introduced for the government servants for this year with the direction of General Officer Commanding 57 Division Major General Jagath Gunawardena RSP USP ndc psc.
57 Division has been planting trees since year 2017 in support with National Tree Planting project ‘Wana Ropa’ and maintain the agricultural farm in Division......
OFFER OF ALMS TO MONKS AT 9TH ANNIVERSARY OF 65 DIVISION
Troops of 65 Division organized on alms giving programme for 51 Buddhist Monks to marked the 9th Anniversary and invoke merits on all fallen War Heroes, which was held on 16 December 2018 as per the guidance of the General Officer Commanding 65 Division Maj Gen Sarath Weerawardhana RSP USP IG.
Rev Thripitakavedhi Thibure Dhammadeva Mahanayaka Thero and Chief Incumbent of Sadagiri Temple Ven Sri Vachchaghana Ghanalokabhidhana Thero conducted the religious rites during the alms-giving. Especially Hindu Tamil and rehabilitated youths participated for this religious event.