Force Headquarters (Jaffna) celebrated the 68th Anniversary of
the Sri Lanka Army with participation of Brigadier Rasika Karunathilaka,
Brigadier General Staff, HQ SF (J) and all ranks of Headquarters
SF (J) at Palaly on Tuesday (10) Morning.
The ceremony commenced with the hoisting of the SF (J) flag by
Brigadier General Staff and recitation of the Army anthem was
followed by read of the Army Commander's Army Day message.
Subsequently, Brigadier Rasika Karunathilaka planted a Mango Sapling
(Mangifera indica) in the premises of the Headquarters SF (J)
to mark the event, and days programme was concluded with an all
ranks lunch at OR's mess, HQ SF (J).
Prior to the main event, a special Bodhi Pooja was organized at
Security Force Headquarters on Thursday (05) evening in which
the Chief incumbent of Usgala Sri Swarna Bimbarama, Ven. Nikaveratiya
Mangala Thero blessed all ranks serving in Jaffna.