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  • RECONCILIATION CRICKET TOURNAMENT HELD IN KANTHALE

    11th January 2019 13:42:28 Hours

    222 Brigade organized a softball cricket tournament at Kanthale Bathiyagama Public Grounds on Monday (07) aimed at strengthening spirits of harmony and reconciliation among the different ethnicities.

  • COMMANDER SF (EAST) SPEAKS TO COMMUNITY LEADERS OF BATTICALOA

    09th January 2019 09:35:35 Hours

    Intending to meet civil society of Batticaloa District, the Commander Security Forces (East), Major General Aruna Jayasekera got a meeting of community leaders and intellectuals, organized by Mr. S Mamangaraja, Chairman of Civil Society Batticaloa who also requested a forum of that nature be arranged in order to promote goodwill and understanding.

  • THE COMMANDER SECURITY FORCE (EAST) MEETS THE NEW GOVERNOR

    09th January 2019 09:29:49 Hours

    The Commander Security Force (East), Major General Aruna Jayasekera paid a courtesy call on the occasion of assuming duties of the new Governor, Eastern Province, Mr. M L A M Hizbullah at the Governor’s Secretariat Trincomalee, on 07 Jan 2019.

  • COMMANDER SF (EAST) VISITED FIELD FORMATIONS TO GREET SOLDIERS IN THE NEW YEAR

    04th January 2019 13:29:24 Hours

    As the successive New Year 2019 dawns, the Commander Security Force (East), Major General Aruna Jayasekera paying his obedience to religion, had a series of field visits to 22, 23 and 24 Divisions, under command Brigades and Battalions while having courtesy calls on multi-religious dignitaries of the Eastern Province. Commencing from historic Somawathiya Temple concurrent with the visit of His Excellency the President Maithripala Sirisena at the sacred premises, the Commander joined in special religious observances with the President and the Maha Sangha chanted Seth Pirith to invoke blessings. Further, he visited Seruwila Rajamaha Viharaya, Koneshwaram Kovil Trincomalee, Bishop’s House Batticaloa and several other premier religious places. After joining in religious rituals, the Commander exchanged views with the dignitaries on matters of national and religious importance pertaining to Eastern Province in the New Year.

  • INTER DIVISION DRILL COMPETITION OF SECURITY FORCE (EAST)

    30th December 2018 10:54:25 Hours

    Security Force Headquarters (East) initiated the Inter Division Drill Competition - 2018 to inculcate interest on foot and weapon drills of officers and soldiers, by which Military discipline is enhanced as it requires instant obedience to commands and also it promotes their performance of duties with a sense of teamwork and self control. The awarding ceremony of trophies to the winners and participants of the competition was held on Saturday (29) December at the SFHQ (East) parade grounds amidst a large gathering, headed by Major General KPA Jayasekera WWV RSP USP ndc psc as the Chief Guest.

  • 22 DIVISION CELEBRATES CHRISTMAS IN TRINCOMALEE

    28th December 2018 15:03:43 Hours

    22 Division and Catholic community of Trincomalee jointly organized a Christmas Carol Programme at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Trincomalee on (25) Tuesday with the participation of all ethnicities living in the Trincomalee area. The programme was organized under the guidance of General Officer Commanding 22 Division Major General Nevil Weerasingha and under the supervision of Commander 221 Brigade, Brigadier Upali Gunasekara. Rt Rev Dr. Noel Emmanuel, Bishop of Trincomalee attended this glamorous event as the Chief Guest.

  • SECURITY FORCE (EAST) RELEASES LANDS IN BATTICALOA DISTRICT

    28th December 2018 08:03:20 Hours

    As the second phase of ongoing land releasing process of Security Force (East), another four plots of land (8.5 acres in total extent) in Batticaloa District, which were being used by armed forces thus far for security requirements were handed over to their legitimate owners during a brief ceremony held at the District Secretariat Batticaloa (27) today.

  • THE COMMANDER SECURITY FORCE - EAST MEETS THE DISTRICT SECRETARY AMPARA

    20th December 2018 18:23:44 Hours

    The Commander Security Force (East), Major General Aruna Jayasekera had a courtesy call with District Secretary (DS) Ampara Mr. D M L Bandaranayake at the District Secretariat Ampara during a field visit to 24 Division on Wednesday (19).

  • THE COMMANDER SECURITY FORCE - EAST MEETS THE ISLAMIC RELIGIOUS LEADERS OF AMPARA

    20th December 2018 18:21:12 Hours

    The Commander Security Force (East), Major General Aruna Jayasekera met the Islamic religious leaders of Ampara District at a meeting held at Islamic Mosque, Nintavur during one of his field visits to 24 Division on Wednesday (19).

  • COMMANDER SECURITY FORCE (EAST) VISITS 3 (V) VIR & 16 SLNG BATTALIONS

    20th December 2018 18:16:47 Hours

    The Commander Security Force (East), Major General Aruna Jayasekera, paid field visits to the Headquarters of 3 (V) Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment and 16 Battalion of Sri Lanka National Guard in Ampara on Wednesday (19).