WELCOME TO SECURITY FORCE HEADQUARTERS KILINOCHCHI
TROOPS IN KILINOCHCHI EDUCATED ON SEXUALLY-TRANSMITTED DISEASES
Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi received the patronage of John Keels Charity Foundation to organize an educative programme on ‘HIV and AIDS’ on 04 January 2018, for the benefit of troops of Security Force – Kilinochchi.
In response to a request made by Major General Ajith Kariyakarawana USP ndc, Commander, Security Force - Kilinochchi (SF-KLN), a team of representatives of the sponsoring Foundation held two separate lecture sessions at ‘Nelumpiyasa’ auditorium, to keep soldiers aware on HIV and AIDS and its nature of transmission.
TROOPS IN KILINOCHCHI MEET INMATES AT ARUCHHOLAI BOYS HOME
Inmates at S K Aruchcholai Home for boys in Kilinochchi had a day of entertainment and fun when the troops of the 16 Sri Lanka Light Infantry (Volunteer) of the 57 Division under the Security Force Kilinochchi called at the Home for Boys on 02 January 2018 - dawn of the New Year.
The day filled with entertainment was organized under the patronage of Major General Jagath Gunawardhana RSP USP ndc psc, General Officer Commanding 57 Division under the supervision of Commander 571 Brigade, Colonel Ajith Kolambathanthri RWP RSP USP psc IG.
TROOPS OF KILINOCHCHI OFFICIALLY COMMENCED THE YEAR 2018
As per the guidance of Commander Security Forces - Kilinochchi , Major General Ajith Kariyakarawana USP ndc, series of simple ceremonies were held at the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi to symbolically usher in the New Year 2018 on 01 and 02 January with the participation of all Officers and Other Ranks staff for the commencement of official duties of year 2018.
The series of events were commenced as providing prominence to religious activities on 01 January 2018. Following a Bodhipooja and Seth Pirith Chanting programmes were held at the Headquarters premises, in order......
With the intention of promoting reconciliation and harmony among all ethnic communities in Kilinochchi, the troops of under command brigades of the 57 Division organized a musical show to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2018. This musical show was held at Central College Grounds - Killinochchi on 31st December 2017, with the support of all communities living in Kilinochchi and it pave the way to develop cordial relationship within the communities.
Commander Security Forces Kilinochchi, Major General Ajith Kariyakarawana USP ndc graced the occasion as the Chief Guest with the invita......
As per the direction of General Officer Commanding 65 Division Major General Sarath Weerawardena RSP USP GI, and under the supervision of Brigadier Ranjith Abesinghe RSP USP Commander 651 Brigade, troops held the annual Christmas Carol at Iranamathanagar Catholic Church on 29 December 2017.
Brigadier Ranjith Abesinghe RSP USP Commander 651 Brigade attended graced the evening as the chief guest. Over 1000 Catholic devotees participated for this eve and the event was conducted as per the guidance of Chief cleric of the Iranamathanagar Catholic church Rev Fr Aruth Chelvem with the a......
KILINOCHCHI TROOPS SAID ADIEU TO YEAR 2017 WITH A MEGA MUSICAL SHOW
With the motivate of providing mental happiness to the troops and to say adieu to year 2017, Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi organized a mega musical show on the directions of Major General Ajith Kariyakarawana USP ndc, Commander, Security Force - Kilinochchi at the Security Force Headquarters-Kilinochchi playground on Saturday,30 December 2017.
"Ransara" beat band of Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment together with many artists including Officers and Other Ranks of Security Force - Kilinochchi added their melodies voices to entertain the troops. Over 2500 troops in ......
INTER BATTALION ELLE AND TUG OF WAR TOURNAMENTS HELD IN 65 DIVISION
65 Division troops of the Security Force - Kilinochchi organized the Annual Elle and Tug of War Competitions as per the sports calendar at the 65 Division Headquarters Play Ground at Mallavi on 27 December 2017.
Inter Battalion Elle Tournament was organized by the 15 (Volunteer) Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment under the close supervision of the Commander 651 Brigade Brigadier Ranjith Abeysinghe RSP USP. Different teams from Brigades and Battalions took part in the Elle tournament.19 Sri Lanka Light Infantry team and 11 (Volunteer) Gajaba Regiment team vied in the finals and 19 Sri Lanka......
BUILDING IN KILINOCHCHI RELEASED TO ITS LEGITIMATE OWNERS
A building located at center of Kilinochchi city named "Anthony Pillay building" had been temporarily bestowed Security Forces Headquarters Kilinochchi by the Government after the humanitarian operation. Later, said building was rented to Cargills (Ceylon) PLC to establish a Food City stall since 2011 with the prime aim to spend the rent income for civil military coordination activities with parallel to the reconciliation process and wellbeing of the soldiers. According to the instruction of Commander Security Force Major General Ajith Kariyakarawana USP ndc, decided to hand over the......
SENIOR OFFICERS IN KILINOCHCHI EDUCATED ON LEADERSHIP AND DEVELOPMENT
A workshop on Leadership and Development for Middle Grade Officers was held at the main conference hall at the Security Forces Headquarters - Kilinochchi on 28 December 2017.
The one day workshop was organized according to the direction of Directorate of Training - Army Headquarters with the view to improving Leadership skills of Officers serving in Security Force - Kilinochchi.
Nominated 40 Officers including Commanding Officers and Second in Commanding Officers and Company and Platoon Commanders participated in this workshop held at (SFHQ-KLN). The workshop was cond......
Mallavi-Thunukkai based 65 Division marked its 9th anniversary on 15th December after giving pride of place to religious ceremonies. A special Kovil Pooja followed an overnight Pirith chanting ceremony invoked blessings on the troops serving the 65 Division and transferred merits to all fallen War Heroes.
On 15 December 2011, 5 Task Force was inaugurated in Mallavi under the command of Brigadier Athula Galagamage. Later at the end of the humanitarian operation, said Task Force renamed as 65 Division.
On the day of the anniversary, troops saluted Major General Sarat......
57 DIVISION TROOPS CONDUCTED A SHARAMADANA CAMPAIGN
Just couple of days before the Christmas eve, troop of 57 Division launched a shramadana campaign at church premises of St Anthony's church in Paranthan on 23 December as a community assistance to the Catholic devotees.
The programme was organized as per the concept of General Officer Commanding 57 Division- Major General Jagath Gunawardhana RSP USP ndc psc and under the direction of Commanding 573 Brigade - Colonel Janaka Ranasinghe RSP USP. The event was organized as the emblematic performance of military personnel in Security Force Kilinochchi to enhance the religious reconc......
As per the direction of General Officer Commanding Major General Sarath Weerawardhana RSP USP IG, Groups of soldiers at 15 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (Volunteer) serving the 651 Brigade under the 65 Division rose to the occasion and rushed to assist the affected people during the cyclone in Thewampiddi and Pudukkadu villages in the Mallavi Divisional Secretariat area on 22 December 2017.
Inclement weather and cyclonic winds that affected those villages have destroyed the roofs more than 15 houses and rendered over 74 people homeless, compelling them to move out of their houses. At ......
TROOPS IN KILINOCHCHI DISTRIBUTED PLANTS AGAIN AMONG LOW INCOME CIVILIANS
On 21 December 2017,troops of the 3 Gajaba Regiment of 57 Division in the Security Force Kilinochchi, distributed approximately 2000 plants among the civilians in Amapakamam area to promote their financial standards.
This programme was initiated under the guidance of Major General Jagath Gunawardhana RSP USP ndc psc and with the direction of Commander 574 Brigade Colonel Chandana Somaweera RWP RSP USP.50 selected low income families in Ampakamam Village had been selected trough the recommendations from the Grama Niladhari and they were distributed with saplings which have an econ......
65 DIVISION TROOPS ASSISTED FOR FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS OF CIVIL PERSON
As per the guidance of General Officer Commanding - 65 Division Major General Sarath Weerawardhana RSP USP IG, troops of 65 Division under command to Security Force - Kilinochchi, offered all possible assistance to the bereaved family members of the late, Govinda Swami at Ganeshapuram village in Wellankulam, Manthai West, following the instruction made by Brigadier Ranjith Abesinghe RSP USP - Commander of 651 Brigade. The troops immediately offered their assistance to close relatives of the family and his associates to conduct funeral Ceremony on 20 December 2017.
65 DIVISION ORGANIZED A CRICKET TOURNAMENT IN KILINOCHCHI
As per the concept of Commander Security Force - Kilinochchi Major General Ajith Kariyakarawana USP ndc and with the direction of General Officer Commanding – 65 Division Major General Sarath Weerawardhana RSP USP IG extending the mutual awareness among provincial habitant civilians at Anavilundankulam in 65 Division area and army cricketers of 20 (V) Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment, a mutual Cricket match was played at the Anavilundankulam Public Playground on 16 December 2017.
20 (V) Vijayabahu Regiment team and “Fine Tamil” Sport Club fought for the trophy of sai......