WELCOME TO SECURITY FORCE HEADQUARTERS KILINOCHCHI
KIINOCHCHI TROOPS ASSIST TO CONDUCT ANNUAL KATINA PINKAMA MANKULAM VIHARAYA
Vap Pinkama is performed during the period from Vap Full Moon Day to Ill Full Moon Day. The most important event is the Katina Pinkama, or offering of robes to the Maha Sangha. The annual Katina Pinkama of the Sri Sugatha Viharaya in Mankulam was elegantly held on 06 and 07 October 2017 with the supervision of Major General H J S Gunawardena RSP USP ndc psc General Officer Commanding - 57 Division and Colonel Chandana Somaweera RWP RSP USP, Commander - 574 Brigade.
574 Brigade with under command battalions conducted Bodhi Pooja Pinkama in the temple premises marking the commence......
SECURITY FORCES KILINOCHCHI LAUNCHES AWARENESS ON DRUG PREVENTION
Security Forces Headquarters - Kilinochchi organized a one more session of Drug Prevention workshop for military personnel in Kilinochchi area on 02, 03 and 04 October 2017. This programme has been organized in line with the National Drug Prevention Programme which is island-wide launched under the directive of H.E. the President Maithripala Sirisena with the theme of Drug Free Country.
First Session of the awareness programme was held at Nelumpiyasa auditorium on 02 and 03 October with the participation of 1200 troops from 57, 66 Divisions, Forward Maintenance Area - Kilinochchi ......
CERTIFICATE AWARDING CEREMONY OF TAMIL LANGUAGE PROFICENCY COURSE AT SECURITY FORCES KILINOCHCHI
According to the concept of Commander Security Forces Kilinochchi Major General Ajith Kariyakarawana, Tamil Language Proficiency courses were commenced at every under command battalions in the area under three stages. Certificate awarding ceremony of said course was held at Nelumpiyasa Auditorium on 27 September 2017 as a glorious ceremony.
The objective of these courses was to develop the Tamil Language skills of the military members in the Security Forces Kilinochchi for the provision of an efficient service without any language barrier. These courses were held as three stages.......
57 DIVISION TROOPS FACILITATED WITH NEW UTILITY BUILDING COMPLEX
With the direction and supervision of Major General H J S Gunawardena RSP USP ndc psc General Officer Commanding 57 Division, troops of 57 Division constructed a new utility building complex to uplift the soldiers’ welfare facility those who serving in the headquarters.
The new utility building will enhance the facilities required for training, indoor games, conference, civil military activities, recreation and welfare events of soldiers. It was constructed utilizing the resources collected from abandoned military installations and with the support of military funds and it w......
57 Division has launched a tree planting project with the aim of planting 135,000 trees in Kilinochchi District for supporting to the ongoing National Tree Planting Project - “Ruk Ropa”. With the request of Forest Department – Kilinochchi this project was initiated by the blessing of Major General Jagath Gunawardena General Officer Commanding – 57 Division.
Inauguration ceremony of distributing tree sapplings was held at the newly constructed Utility Building of 57 Division Headquarters premises on 25 September 2017. Major General Ajith Kariyakarawana USP ......
KILINOCHCHI TROOPS ASSISTED TO CONSTRUCT NEW MOH BUILDING COMPLEX IN KILINOCHCHI
Troops of Security Forces - Kilinochchi granted their workforce to construct a Medical Officers of Health (MOH) office complex at Kilinochchi collaboration with Ministry of Health; intended of assisting to raise healthy citizens in Kilinochchi District.
Hon. Dr. Rajitha Senaratne, Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine, symbolically declared opened said building complex on 24th September 2017. The required funds to raise the above constructions were provided by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) based in Switzerland.
57 DIVISION TROOPS COORDINATE DISTRIBUTION OF DRY RATIONS
Troops of 4 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment under the 57 Division of the Security Forces Headquarters - Kilinochchi coordinated the programme of distribution dry rations packets among selected 10 families in Murukkandi village in Kilinochchi.
Each dry ration pack consisted of essential items as rice, dhal, sugar, packets of tea, packets of washing powder, soaps ect. Cost of an essential food packet is nearly Rs 2500.00.
Major Nalin Wickramaarchchi, Commanding Officer - 4 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment and members of the general public witnessed the distribution.
TROOPS OF 65 DIVISION SUPPORTED TO RENOVATE IRRIGATION CANAL AT VAVNIKULAM
The south bank canal of the Vavunikulam reservoir, which earlier carried water to many hundreds of acres of agrarian land in Vavunikulam - Thunukkkai areas, was renovated by troops under 65 Division on 07 September 2017 as the direction of General Officer Commanding Sarath Weerawardhana RSP USP IG, before releasing of water along it for the main season (Maha).
A total of 700 troops of the 65 Division with the support of about 200 members of the farming community in the area, began to clear wild bushes and heaps of sluggish soil inside the canal, in response to a request of the civ......
66 DIVISION ORGANIZED DISTRIBUTION OF COCONUT SEEDLINGS AND TRAINING PROGRAMME FOR LOW INCOME FAMILIES IN POONARYN AREA
As a concept of General Officer Commanding, 66 Division Major General Duminda Keppetiwalana was successfully launched a distribution of coconut seedlings and training programme for low income families in Poonaryn area with the blessings of Security Forces Commander Kilinochchi Major General Ajith Kariyakarawana on 07 September 2017 at Battalion Training School Arasapurakulam. This programme was aimed to donation of coconut seedlings followed by the subsequent training session for the beneficiaries as a community building effort in order to facilitate domestic economies of the needy people in t......
TROOP ATTENDED DENGUE PREVENTION PROGRAMME PRIOR TO COMMENCEMENT OF THIRED SCHOOL TERM
A series of dengue mosquito prevention programmes have been conducted covering all schools in Kilinochchi area, before the third school term begins by more than 1000 of troops under Security Force Kilinochchi. This series of shramadana programme have been organized under the direction of the ministry of health and Commander of the Army. The said series of shramadana campaign was conducted under the guidance of Commander, Security Forces Kilinochchi.
The reason is obvious as every day the number of patients with dengue is on the increase in Kilinochchi area. The aim the dengue pre......
NEGOMBO ROTARY CLUB OFFERED BICYCLES FOR LOW-INCOME STUDENTS IN KILINOCHCHI
Negombo – Rotary Club headed by Mr: Freddy Cruise showed goodwill and generosity towards people live in Kilinochchi area by donating 80 push bicycles for the distribution amongst the low-income group students on 05 September 2017 at Nelumpiyasa Auditoriyam, Kilinochchi.
According to the invitation made by Commander Security Forces, Major General Ajith Kariyakarawana, Negombo Rotary Club initiated the said charity programme. 65 selected low-income students from Mallavi, Vishwamadu, Poonayern and 15 students from Don Bosco College were donated bicycles and air pumps.
OLYMPIC TORCH FOR RECONCILIATION REACHED KILINOCHCHI
The Olympic torch for reconciliation which started it tour from Jaffna, reached to Kilinochchi city on 31 September 2017, along the A 9 Road. Troops of 57 Division started taking responsibility for Olympic torch at the entrance of Division Headquarters and carried the torch to District Secretariat - Kilinochchi, concluding the first day of tour.
On 01 September 2017, second day of the Olympic torch for reconciliation tour initiated at the District secretariat premises with simple ceremony. District secretary, Kilinochchi Mr. Arumenayagam Sundaralingam, General Officer Commandin......
THE BRITISH HIGH COMMISSIONER VISITED SECURITY FORCES KILINOCHCHI
His Excellency Mr. James Dauris, British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka and Maldives visited Security Forces Headquarters – Kilinochchi on 29 August 2017.
Representing the Commander Security Forces, Kilinochchi, Major General Jagath Gunawardhana RSP USP ndc psc, General Officer Commanding 57 Division welcomed the British High Commissioner at the headquarters premises. The cordial and brief meeting was ensued for a discussion related to the matters of mutual interests. While the discussion, it was recalled friendly relationship among both countries and remind situations that ......
Troops of the Security Forces - Kilinochchi contributed to the ongoing National Dengue prevention campaign on 17 August 2017 covering public places in the Kilinochchi region was carried out as a precautionary measure to curb the spread of Dengue in the city and its suburbs with the directions and supervision of Major General Ajith Kariyakarawana, Commander Security Forces - Kilinochchi.
Troops serving under 57, 65 and 66 Divisions conducted the programme with the assistance of Medical Officers and Public Health Inspectors (PHI) in the area.
CIVIL & ARMY TEAMS PLAY IN HARMONY SOCCER TOURNAMENT IN KILINOCHCHI
‘Harmony Soccer’ tournament, intended to promote goodwill and sports skills of civilians in the area was held between military and civil sport club on 11 August 2017 at Jolly Boys Soccer Ground, Pallikuda where the Vijayabahu Infantry Regimental team and Jolly Boys sport club played.
Under the concept of the Commander, Security Forces Kilinochchi, Major General Ajith Kariyakarawana and with the guidance of Major General Duminda Keppetiwalana General Officer Commanding – 66 Division, the friendly soccer tournament was organized by 661 Brigade and 15 (V) Vijayabahu......