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An Australian Government Delegation Visited Jaffna Peninsula
[2018-02-20 16:05:45]
An Australian Delegation consisting Mr. Tim Huggins - Deputy High Commissioner, Group Captain Sean Unwin - Defence Adviser, Mr. Scott Matheson - Minister Counsellor Border Protection, Mr. Hasan Sowaid - Counsellor Customs and Border Protection, Mr. Jacob Purcell - Federal Agent / Australian Federal Police and Ruvi Jayawickrema - Office Manager / Department of Defence of Australian Government visited Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna during their visit to North on 19 February 2018. The visiting delegation had a cordial discussion with Colonel Anuruddha Seneviratne, the Colonel General Staff, Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna and was briefed on the ongoing reconciliation process and the progress of rehabilitation and reconstruction activities in Jaffna Peninsula..................
The programme 'Kandula' held in Jaffna for the second consecutive time
[2018-02-19 10:12:15]
The Security Force Headquarters, Jaffna organized the second phase of 'Kandula' programme conducted by Brother Charles Thomas at the premises on 17 February 2018. The programme focused on promoting human values and bringing communities together through his vision towards a spiritually empowered nation where all people believe in love. Over 5000 participants consisting of troops from Army, Navy, Air Force, Police, School Children and University Students in Jaffna peninsula attended the programme. Major General Dharshana Hettiarrachchi - Commander Security Force, Jaffna along with a few religious dignitaries in Jaffna, Government Officials, Senior Military Officers, Police Officers and some Sri Lankans who are living abroad graced the occasion..................
14 Gajaba Regiment Emerged Champions at the Basketball Tournament in Security Forces Headquarters - Jaffna
[2018-02-18 10:12:15]
The finals of the Basketball Tournament of Security Forces Headquarters - Jaffna was held at the Security Forces Headquarters - Jaffna playground on 16 February 2018. The tournament was another sporting event in a series, organised by the Security Forces Headquarter - Jaffna to improve sportsmanship of Officers / Soldiers and to develop cohesion among them.................
Security Forces Headquarters - Jaffna conducted a Programme on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law
[2018-02-17 18:01:54]
On the invitation of Major General Dharshana Hettiarachchi, the Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna, Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission (SLHRC) conducted a two-days programme on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law for the Officers and Other Ranks in Jaffna peninsula. The lectures of the programme were conducted by SLHRC Officials, Mr. Rohita Priyadarshana and Dhanushka Chamil from 15 to 16 February 2018 at the Auditorium of the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna and attended around 500 participants. This two-days programme enhanced the knowledge of officers on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, .................
Sri Lanka Army Offers Job Opportunities to the Unemployed in Jaffna
[2018-02-16 09:36:06]
As a part of the reconciliation process and to uplift the living standards of Civil Community in Jaffna, the Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna decreed to recruit 50 unemployed youth, both male and female, to employ in the Army Farm at Palaly. Addressing the newly enrolled personnel including some rehabilitated ex-LTTE members at the auditorium of the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna on 15 February 2018, the Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna, Major General Dharshana Hettiarachchi emphasized that the Sri Lanka Army is fully committed to implement the reconciliation process to ensure the lasting peace in Sri Lanka.................
The Head of the Security Section at the Embassy of Japan paid a courtesy call on the Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna
[2018-02-16 09:35:06]
Mr. Junji Asaba, the Head of the Security Section at the Embassy of Japan paid a courtesy call on the Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna during his visit to Jaffna peninsula on 15 February 2018. Major General Dharshana Hettiarachchi, the Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna briefed Mr. Junji Asaba and the delegation on commitment of the military towards the reconciliation process and its involvement in social welfare in the peninsula................
Security Forces - Jaffna Netball Championship Clinched by the 'C' Company of 7 SLAWC
[2018-02-14 21:01:08]
The finals of the Netball Championship of Security Forces - Jaffna was held at the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna playground on 13 February 2018. The tournament was a concept of the Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna to improve sportsmanship of Officers / Soldiers and to develop cohesion among them. 515 Brigade under the guidance and instructions of the Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna organized the tournament and 5 teams participated the tournament. The 'C' Company of 7 SLAWC clinched the championship and 'A' Company of 7 SLAWC was placed the runners-up. Third place was secured by the Security Forces Headquarters - Jaffna team. Major General Dharshana Hettiarrachchi, Commander, Security Forces -Jaffna,................
A Lecture on Fitness and Nutrition at Security Force Headquarters -Jaffna
[2018-02-13 10:01:05]
Ms. Tiffany Batsakis MSC, a registered dietitian and a personal trainer from the United States America conducted a lecture on Fitness and Nutrition for the Officers serving in Jaffna on 12 February 2018 at the Auditorium of the Security Forces Headquarters - Jaffna. Ms. Tiffany visited Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna on the invitation of Major General Dharshana Hettiarachchi, Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna to educate Officers on the importance of Fitness and Nutrition. She emphasized the values and benefits of maintaining body fitness and shared her knowledge on nutritional counseling during the lecture. More than 230 Officers from different formations in Jaffna area attended the lecture. Major General Dharshana Hettiarachchi, Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna presented a memento to Ms. Tiffany at the conclusion of the lecture in appreciation of her valued contribution.
Blood Donation by the Troops of 51 Division
[2018-02-08 10:17:10]
The 51 Division in SF (J) organized a blood donation programme at Kopay - Jaffna and more than 150 Army personnel donated blood on 6th February 2018 to mark the 70th Independence Day celebrations. General Officer Commanding 51 Division Major General Roshan Senavirathna and several senior Army officers participated the event.
Coast Conservation Programme in Jaffna
[2018-02-08 09:50:20]
The 55 Division organized a beach cleaning programme in order to celebrate 70th Independence Day with the guidance of General Officer Commanding 55 Division Brigadier Jayantha Gunaratne in line with the concept of the Commander Security Force - Jaffna Major General Dharsana Hettiarrachchi's coast conservation programme. Programme was conducted along Kaddaikadu to Chundikulam costal line and approx 3 km stretch cleaned on o4 February 2018 and more than 160 Army personnel participated to the event.
Re-Opening of Kankesanthurai - Point Pedro Road for Public Transport
[2018-02-08 21:18:45]
Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna re-opened the road patch that runs between Kankesanthurai and Point Pedro along the AB 21 road for public transportation on 6 February 2018 after 28 years.
Due to non availability of this road access, the civilians living in both sides (Kankesanthurai and Point Pedro) were compelled to make a long detour around 35 km by private vehicles and approx 50 km in public transportation facility. This reopening of the AB 21 road will ease off all the difficulties which were experienced by the civilians in Kankesanthurai and Point Pedro areas. Major General Dharshana Hettiarachchi, Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna Major General Roshan Seneviratne, General Officer Commanding, 51 Division, Mr Nagalingam Vedanayagam, District Secretary Jaffna, senior military officers and a few other government officials and civilians were present to join the 1st bus trip from Kankesanthurai to Point Pedro.
Sri Lanka Army Facilitated the Student Jaffna Who Became 1st In Physical Science Stream at GCE (A/L) Examination 2017
[2018-02-08 21:01:24]
On the instructions of the Commander Security Force - Jaffna Major General Dharsana Hettiarrachchi, Brigadier Jayantha Gunaratne General Officer Commanding 55 Division organized a community programme on 27 January 2018 at Point Pedro in order to provide a helping hand to talented youth in the area for their higher studies. During this event 55 Division donated a laptop computer in collaboration with Singer Sri Lanka PLC to Master Sridharan Duwakaran of Hartly Collage at Point Pedro who was top in the island ranking in Physical Science stream at the GCE Advanced Level examination in 2017.......................
Milk Powder Donation Programme Jaffna
[2018-02-07 18:50:30]
52 Division in SF (J) area of responsibility organized a blood donation programme and more than 100 Army personnel donated blood on 3rd February 2018 to mark the 70th Independence Day celebrations. This community programme was organized by the General Officer Commander 52 Division Major General Aruna Wanniarachchi on the directions of the Commander Security Force - Jaffna Major General Dharsana Hettiarrachchi......................
Blood donation by the troops of 52 Division
[2018-02-07 11:50:30]
52 Division in SF (J) area of responsibility organized a blood donation programme and more than 100 Army personnel donated blood on 3rd February 2018 to mark the 70th Independence Day celebrations. This community programme was organized by the General Officer Commander 52 Division Major General Aruna Wanniarachchi on the directions of the Commander Security Force - Jaffna Major General Dharsana Hettiarrachchi......................
70th Independence Day Celebrations Jaffna
[2018-02-06 19:00:05]
A volleyball tournament was organized to mark the 70th Independence Day celebrations and the tournament commenced on 2nd February at Kachchai Vakaiadi playground. The final match was played between Volley Kings team Vs Sima Puththur Junction teams on 4th February 2018. This tournament was organized by the battalions under command to 522 Brigade on the direction of 522 Brigade Commander Colonel Kamal Pinnawala. The Jaffna branches of National Saving Bank, Bank of Ceylon and Hatton National Bank assisted to organize the tournament......................
Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna Organized Donation Program for Students
[2018-01-29 08:20:40]
Another event was organized under the guidance of Security Forces Commander - Jaffna, Major General Dharshana Hettiarachchi in collaboration with Maha Karuna Buddhist Association of Malaysia to support students in Jaffna District for their education. They manifested their welfare Campaign by facilitating the students from low income families in Jaffna District.......................
Commemoration of fallen soldiers of Indian Peace Keeping Force During the "Operation Pawan"
[2018-01-28 16:40:30]
Commemoration of fallen heroes of Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF) operations including "Operation Pawan" conducted during the period of 1987 to 1990 was held at the IPKF Monument located in Palaly on 26 January 2018, in parallel to the 69th Indian Republic Day. Consul General of India in Jaffna,......................
Pistol Firing Competition in Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna
[2018-01-23 13:30:45]
The Pistol Firing Competition of Security Forces - Jaffna was held from 18 January 2018 to 21 January 2018 at Mailaddy firing range for the first time in the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna history. The event was a concept of the Security Force Commander - Jaffna, Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi to improve the much needed pistol firing skills of the officers in the area......................
Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna Organized Scholarship program for 50 Students
[2018-01-23 13:30:45]
Security Forces Headquarters - Jaffna is continuing to support students in Jaffna District for their education and another event in a series held today, 21 January 2018 at Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna. The event was organized under the guidance of Security Forces Commander - Jaffna, Major General Dharshana Hettiarrachchi and in collaboration with the Hounslow Sri Lankan Janahanda Foundation in the UK. 50 students from low income families in Jaffna area were given with scholarships during the event. These students will be given Rs. 5000 per month for a period of 5 years to assist their education .....................
Sri Lanka Nippon Educational and Cultural Centre Provided Scholarships for Students in Jaffna
[2018-01-22 08:05:17]
Sri Lanka Nippon Educational and Cultural Centre in collaboration with Sri Lanka Army, organized scholarships for needy students in Jaffna District on 19 January 2018 at Sri Nagaviharaya Temple, Jaffna, 50 Students from Jaffna, Mullaitivu and Point Pedro who have excelled in studies were awarded with scholarships and were given with books and stationeries at the even.....................
AIndigenous Medical Camp in Jaffna
[2018-01-19 11:00:05]
Another event of welfare projects for the civil community in Jaffna peninsula was initiated by the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna in collaboration with the Institute of Indigenous Medicine, Rajagiriya on 17 January 2018 at the Cultural Centre in Chavakachcheri. Dr. MHM Hafil, senior lecturer and his specialist medical team gave their assistance to uplift the healthcare standards of the people in the area....................
Awareness programme for the Staff of the Army Farm - Palaly
[2018-01-13 20:58:21]
An awareness programme was held at the Army farm - Palaly at Security Force - Jaffna, to educate the troops employed at the farm on preserving the quality of agriculture corps and meditation of issues based on agriculture. The lecture was held on 12 January 2018 and it was conducted by the Agri - Instructors of the Awareness Centre at Agriculture Department - Nuwaraeliya.....................
The officers of Security Force - Jaffna were made aware of Sports Health
[2018-01-13 20:13:51]
Upon the instructions of Major General Dharshana Hettiarrachichi, Commander Security Force Jaffna, Mr. RMN Sanjeewa who is a veteran physical fitness instructor delivered a lecture on the topic of 'Sports Medicine and Nutrition' with addressing the benefits of Sportsmanship for a healthy life, on 10 January 2018 at the auditorium of Security Force Headquarters (Jaffna). At the programme the veteran instructor emphasized that Sports Nutrition is a segment of medicine that deals with physical fitness and the treatment and prevention of injuries related to sports and exercise. Sports nutrition is the study and practice of nutrition and diet with regard to fuelling our athletic performances. Also the veteran stressed that nutrition is an important part of many sports training programmes, being popular in strength sports and endurance sports....................
A Delegation led by the Chairman of the all party Parliamentary Group on Sri Lanka in the UK met the Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna
[2018-01-08 11:40:30]
A delegation led by the Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Sri Lanka (APPG - SL) in the UK, Hon. Ranil Jayawardana paid a visit to the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna on 6 January 2018 and had a discussion with the Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi, the Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna...................
Donation of school uniforms for students by the Guna Jaya Sathuta Foundation
[2018-01-05 23:11:56]
The Guna Jaya Sathuta Foundation donated 723 school uniforms for the needy students Of Jaffna Muththu Thambi Maha Vidyalaya, Kondavil Paramajothi Vidyalaya and Kokuvil RCTM School, on 04 January 2018 on the request of the Security Force Headquarters, Jaffna. The event was organized by 511 Brigade with the collaboration of Guna Jaya Sathuta Foundation..................
Celebration of 55 Division 21st Anniversary
[2017-12-30 21:14:36]
The 55 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna celebrated its 2lst anniversary with several programmes on the directions of Brigadier Jayantha Gunarathne, General Officer Commanding (GOC), 55 Division Headquarters during December 15-23. Anniversary events included a blood donation campaign responding to a request for blood from the Jaffna Teaching Hospital Blood Bank. The event took place on Friday (15) and more than 103 soldiers including Officers donated blood during the campaign. On 16 December, as the second stage of the programme, a Bodhi Pooja Pinkama blessed all members serving the Army and transferred merits to fallen War Heroes. The Guard Turnout and Guard of Honor presented on Wednesday (20) by the troops of the 55 Division saluted Brigadier Jayantha Gunarathne
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The Distribution of school items and scholarships for needy students in Jaffna by the 'Vidya' Foundation
[2017-12-29 17:20:25]
"Vidya" Foundation founders, veteran actress Mrs. Swineetha Weerasinghe, Mr. Nandalal Malagoda, Mr. Mohan Shankar and Mrs. Wadani Shankar arranged a donation campaign to commemorate School student Vidya Sivaloganathan who was brutally murdered in 2005. The main concern of the "Vidya" foundation is to uplift the education standard of poor students in all over the Island. Moreover, this event was coordinated by Headquarters Security Force - Jaffna on the direction of Major General Dharshana Hettiarrachchi, Commander SF (J), to award scholarships and sports items for 10 deserving students of the Pungudathive Maha Vidyalaya in Jaffna on 27 December 2017 at the HQ SF (J) auditorium. In addition to that, 15 needy families in Jaffna were also received "Suraksha Certificates" at the same event......................
12 VIR snatches the "Security Force Jaffna 20 - 20 Cricket Trophy 2017"
[2017-12-28 09:01:02]
12 Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment was able to clinch 20 - 20 soft ball Cricket Trophy - 2017 at the Cricket Tournament organized by 551 Brigade on the directions of Headquarters Security Force - Jaffna. The final match was held at the Palaly cricket ground on 26 December 2017 and witnessed by a large amount of cricket fans and distinguished guests including Major General Dharshana Hettiarachchi, Commander SF - J who graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Division Commanders, Brigade Commanders, Commanding Officers and Staff Officers of HQ SF - J were also percent at the event...............
Medical Camp for People in Mirusuvil, Jaffna by the Sri Lanka Army in Collaboration with the Susarana Lanka Social Development Foundation in Kandy
[2017-12-24 20:58:30]
A Medical Camp was organized by the Sri Lanka Army at the Ushana Ramadanhan Vidyalaya, Mirusuvil in Jaffna on 24 December 2017 in collaboration with a team of consultant doctors from the Susarana Lanka Social Development Foundation (SLSDF) in Kandy. The doctors of Susarana Lanka Social Development Foundation came to Jaffna in order to accommodate a request made by Major General Dharshana Hettiarachchi, Commander Security Force – Jaffna...............
Jaffna Food Festival Ended Successfully with Christmas Carols
[2017-12-19 20:00:00]
Security Forces Headquarters Jaffna in coordination with 51 Division, organized the "Christmas Carols - 2017" on the final day of Jaffna Food Festival on 17 December 2017 in the premises of Muttavely ground. Christmas Carols presented with yuletide extravaganza of music, dances and prayers enlightened the Jaffna People...............
"Rhythm of Harmony" Musical Evening Entertained the People in Jaffna During the Food Festival Organized by the Sri Lanka Army
[2017-12-18 20:58:12]
The mega musical extravaganza "Rhythm of Harmony" was organized by Security Force Jaffna on 16 December 2017 at Muttavely ground in Jaffna. Enthralling performances of rhythmic dances, melodies of music and singing entertained the audience at the Jaffna Food Festival - 2017. Musical show "Rhythm of Harmony" presented by "Agni", one of the most popular bands in the island, that played unplugged for vocalists who sang famous Sinhala, Tamil and Hindi songs to entertain thousands of civilians...............
Jaffna Food Festival 2017
[2017-12-16 21:38:45]
Jaffna Culinary Festival which was organized by Security Forces – Jaffna commenced on 15 December 2017 for the first time of the history in Jaffna with the participation numbers of hoteliers from different parts of the country. This event will end on 17 December 2017 and it will give an opportunity to the people in Jaffna to experience and explore the culinary diversity of the country..............
Awareness Programme on "Archaeological Heritage in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka"
[2017-12-09 18:13:45]
An awareness programme was conducted for Military Officers in the Security Forces Jaffna Area of Responsibility on 13 December 2017 at the Auditorium of Headquarters Security Forces (Jaffna) by Mr. KD Palitha Weerasinghe, Director Archaeological Department Jaffna and Kilinochchi districts..............
A Workshop on 'Human Factors' was Held at Security Forces Headquarters Jaffna
[2017-12-09 18:13:45]
Another phase of the Two day workshop on 'Human Factors seen from an Aviation Perspective' was conducted by Mr. Senarath Jaysekara who is a qualified US Commercial Pilot and Flight Instructor with EASA / FAA / CAA, and a qualified Crew Resources Management (CRM) and Human Factors (HF) Instructor for pilots and flight attendants, on 08 December 2017 at the Auditorium of Headquarters Security Forces - Jaffna..............
Felicitation to Students who Secured 1st and 2nd Places in Jaffna District at the Grade 5 Scholarship Examination - 2017
[2017-12-07 17:43:20]
Annathika Udayakumar from St. Jhon Bosco College, Jaffna who secured the 17th place in island ranks obtaining 194 marks (1st place in Tamil medium in Jaffna district) and Maythree Rei from St. Bosco College, Jaffna and Pdeesvaran Abhishik from Madagal Vignesvara Vidyalaya who secured 18th place in island ranks (2nd Places in Tamil medium in Jaffna District) obtaining 193 marks each in Grade Five Scholarship Examination in 2017 were felicitated by Major General Dharshana Hettiarachchi, Commander Security Forces - Jaffna at the SF Headquarters - Jaffna on 7 December 2017.............
Sri Naga Vihara 'Uduvap' Maha Perahera was held in Jaffna
[2017-12-04 16:35:40]
Jaffna Sri Naga Vihara Uduvap’ Maha Perahera organized by the Army paraded in the streets in Jaffna yesterday night for the first time in the history. Upon the instructions and patronage of Major General Dharshana Hettiarachchi, Commander Security Forces - Jaffna, Major General Marvyn Perera, General Officer Commanding 51 Division and Brigadier Sarath Dissanayaka Commander 512 Brigade, together with Sri Lanka Police, Government Institutes and donors made all necessary arrangements for the religious and cultural events of the 'Uduvap' Perahera............
A New Two-Storeyed Building for WOs' & Sgts' Mess at SF HQ - Jaffna
[2017-12-02 20:25:12]
An event was organized to lay the cornerstone for the construction of a new two-storeyed building for the Warrant Officers' and Sergeants' Mess at Headquarters Security Forces (Jaffna) on 02 December 2017. The inaugural ceremony was headed by Major General Dharshana Hettiarachchi, Commander SF (J) as the Chief Guest and laid the cornerstone at the auspicious minute amidst Pirith chanting by Viharadhikari Sri Naga Vihara Jaffna, Ven. Meehahajandure Siriwimala Thero. Senior Staff Officers, Officers and Senior Non Commission Officers at HQ SF (J) were present at the event........
Awareness Programme for SNCOs and Junior Officers - Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna
[2017-12-02 20:01:54]
An awareness Programme was conducted by Warrant Officer I (Retired) K. R. A. Senevirathna, on "Responsibilities of the SNCO's "for all Senior Non Commissioned Officers who are serving under Security Forces (Jaffna) area of responsibility on 29 and 30 November 2017 at the Auditorium of Headquarters Security Forces (Jaffna).
Subsequent to the programme for SNCO's another programme was conducted to Junior Officers on "what is expected from an officer by the Officer Ranks". The Officers /SNCO's who attended the programmes highly commended the opportunity given to them to learn many things about the Army and ethics related to the Army. Warrant Officer I (Retd) K. R. A. Senevirathna served at the Sri Lanka Military Academy closer to 10 years as an instructor to a considerable number of Officer Cadet Intakes prior to his retirement from the Army.........................
Canadian High Commissioner Meets the Security Forces Commander, Jaffna
[2017-12-01 08:01:15]
HE David Mckinnon, High Commissioner of Canada to Sri Lanka along with Ms. Jennifer Hart, Political and Economic Counselor of the Canadian High Commission paid a visit to the Security Forces Headquarter - Jaffna on 30 November 2017 and had a discussion with Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi, the Commander Security Forces - Jaffna. The Commander welcomed the delegation and briefed on the responsibilities and role of the military during the period of post conflict in the Jaffna Peninsula. Further, a discussion was held concerning the civil-military relations, release of lands and peace building and reconciliation process.Later, the Commander SF (J) presented a memento to HE Davi Mckinnon, High Commissioner of Canada to Sri Lanka and the High Commissioner signed the Visitor's Book to mark his visit to Headquarters Security Forces - Jaffna
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Releasing of the Land belong to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church and Ottapulam RCTM School
[2017-11-30 16:30:35]
The land, of 29 acres including the buildings belongs to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church (St. Mary’s Church) and Roman Catholic Tamil Mix School (RCTMS) which was located inside the Palaly Army Cantonment during the time of conflict, was handed over to Jaffna District Secretary, Mr. N. Vethanayahan by Major General Dharshana Hettiarachchi, Commander Security Forces (Jaffna) on 30 November 2017.........................
Donations To Vidya Sivaloganathan's School
[2017-11-25 20:10:05]
Mrs. Swineetha Weerasinghe, Mr. Nandalal Malagoda, Mr. Mohan Shankar and Mrs. Wadani Shankar donated bicycles, school bags, shoes, books and stationeries to all students of Pungudathivu Maha Vidyala in Jaffna on 25th November 2017 to mark the 21st birthday of Vidya Sivaloganathan.Vidya Sivaloganathan was a student of Pungudathivu Maha Vidyala and she was raped and brutally murdered when she was going to the School on 13th May 2015 morning. Further, financial donations were also made to Vidya Sivaloganathan's mother by above mentioned donors. The event was organized by the Sri Lanka Army..........................
New Holiday Resort for Other Ranks at 51 Division Jaffna
[2017-11-23 22:02:17]
The Farm Breeze Holiday Resort which was built upon a conception of Major General Mervyn Perera Commander, 51 Division, was declared opened by Major General Dharshana Hettiarrachchi Commander, Security Forces (Jaffna) on 22 November 2017 as a welfare measure to the Army personnel and their families.........................
Visit of Colombian Delegation to Jaffna
[2017-11-23 21:23:16]
A delegation from Colombia visited the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna on 22nd November 2017 and had a discussion with the Commander Security Forces - Jaffna........................
Distribution of Stationeries for Students in Chawakachchery
[2017-11-23 13:15:15]
A distribution of stationeries for the students in Chawakachchery area was organized upon a conception of Major General Aruna Wanniarachchi, Commander 52 Division, on 21 November 2017 at R.C.T.M. College, Chawakachchery. The event was coordinated by 523 Brigade and the stationeries were distributed among 52 students from low-income families in Chawakachchery with the sponsorship of Mr. Upul Kulathunga of 'Junior Chamber International'. Further, Commander 523 Brigade, senior military officers and the parents of the students were present at the event........................
Visit of Australian Officials to Jaffna
[2017-11-23 10:30:28]
Mrs. Lauren Minson of Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, accompanied by the officials of Australian High Commission in Sri Lanka visited Security Forces Headquarters Jaffna and had an official meeting with Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi Commander, Security Forces (Jaffna) on 22 November 2017.
During the meeting they discussed the general situation in the North and later a presentation was conducted on 'The Role and Responsibilities of Security Forces Jaffna and Military Assistance in Post Conflict Scenario' at the main conference hall of the Headquarters...................
Awareness Programme on 'Stress Management & Happy Marriage Life'
[2017-11-18 15:11:31]
Another phase of awareness programmes was conducted by the Directorate of Prevention Medicine and Mental Health Services with coordination of Headquarters Security Forces Jaffna on 17 November 2017 at Headquarters Security Forces - Jaffna.........................
Madihe Pannasiha Vidyalaya, Puttur Celebrates its Golden Jubilee
[2017-11-17 19:50:45]
The opening ceremony of newly constructed 'Agga Maha Pandita Most Venerable Madihe Pannasiha Maha Nayaka Thea' memorial library was held on 17 November 2017 at Madihe Pannasiha Vidyalaya in Puttur. To commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Madihe Pannasiha Vidyala, the new library was declared opened to the school children with the blessing of Maha Nayaka of the Amarapura Sri Dharmarakshita Nikaya, Most Venerable Trincomalee Ananda Thero. Hon. Reginold Cooray, the Governor of the Northern Province attended the event as the Chief Guest........................
Multi-religious Conference in Sri Naga Viharaya, Jaffna
[2017-11-17 19:45:11]
A multi religious conference, with the participation of all religious leaders in Jaffna District was held on 17 November 2017 in the premises of Sri Naga Vihara, Jaffna in which Ven. Thrikunamale Ananda Maha Nayaka Thero, The Maha Nayaka of Amarapura Shri Dhamma Rakshitha Nikaya participated as the chairperson. .......................
Security Forces Provided Assistance for Flood Affected People in Jaffna
[2017-11-14 17:43:25]
Troops of Security Forces Jaffna provided assistance for people who were displaced due to adverse weather conditions prevailed during the last few days in Jaffna. In response to the situation, troops in Jaffna provided 500 dinner packets and 2000 liters of drinking water for the displaced families.......................
512 Brigade Coordinated a Medical Clinic in Nawanturai
[2017-11-14 17:08:20]
A Medical Clinic organized by 512 Brigade held at the Roman Catholic College, Nawanturai in Jaffna on 12 November 2017. The clinic conducted by a team of consultant doctors from Teaching Hospital Jaffna with the support of medical staff from Asiri (Private) Hospital Colombo.......................
Dr. Ram Manikkalingam meets The Commander, Security Forces Jaffna
[2017-11-12 08:01:16]
Dr. Ram Manikkalingam, Director Dialogue Advisory Group and Visiting Professor University of Amsterdam along with his Foreign Delegation visited Headquarters Security Forces (Jaffna) and had a cordial meeting with Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi, Commander Security Forces (Jaffna) on 10 November 2017.......................
Brother Charles Thomas Enlightened the Jaffna Troops on "Kandula" Programme
[2017-11-10 15:30:16]
The Security Force Headquarters (Jaffna) organized an event known as the "Kandula" which was conducted by Brother Charles Thomas at Air Force Base Palaly on 09 November 2017.This event focuses to inculcate human values and to develop the country by working all communities together for a common goals. Over 4500 Officers and Other Ranks attended the event, which included Army, Navy, Air Force, Police and Government officials who are serving in Jaffna peninsula. During the said event, Brother Charles Thomas emphasized the necessity and the importance of the unity and diversity. The Commander Security Force Jaffna and the large number of troops really enjoyed the event and it is believed that such programs will have a great impact to the reconciliation process.......................
Coastal Belt clean-up programme in Jaffna
[2017-11-10 14:41:11]
512 Brigade and another 200 Army Personnel from 6 Sri Lanka Signal Crops, 17 Gemunu Watch, 14 Gajaba Regiment and 2(V) Sri Lanka Light Infantry troops participated for a Coastal Clean - up programme on 08 November 2017......................
Army Contribution in Jaffna for the Agricultural Revolution
[2017-11-03 21:40:25]
The Army troops in Jaffna initiated a project in accordance with the Government’s national drive for an Agricultural Revolution in Sri Lanka under the theme of "Waga Sangramaya".....................
Purified Drinking Water for the Troops at the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna
[2017-11-02 16:30:13]
A Reverse Osmosis (RO) plant for the purification of drinking water was inaugurated at the premises of the Headquarters Security Force (Jaffna) on 02 November 2017. Installation of the RO plant fulfilled a long-felt need at the HQ SF (J) and it will have a great impact to prevent Chronic Kidney Diseases (CKD) to the troops serving at the HQ SF (J)......................
Visits of United Kingdom Officials to Jaffna
[2017-11-02 16:05:45]
Mr. Nick Clissltt, senior security and justice advisor and Mr. Paul Bentail, research analyst from the foreign and commonwealth office in London along with the Deputy High Commissioner of the British High Commission in Colombo visited Headquarters Security Force (Jaffna) and had an official meeting with Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi, Commander Security Force (Jaffna) on 01 November 2017.......................
Super Luxury Bus Service for Army Troops to Proceed on Leave from Jafffna
[2017-11-02 15:20:13]
Major General Dharshana Hettiarachchi, the Security Force Commander - Jaffna commenced a Super Luxury bus service on 01 November 2017 for the Army troops proceeding on leave from Jaffna to Colombo and Colombo to Jaffna daily. This welfare measure was initiated in collaboration with a private bus company to provide a comfortable journey for the Army personnel to proceed on leave. The bus service will go to all major camps in Jaffna district to pick Army personnel proceeding on leave and during the return journey from Colombo, the bus will go to all major camps to drop the Army personnel......................
Jaffna Sri Naga Vihara Katina Pooja Held on Grand Scale
[2017-10-30 18:15:10]
The annual Katina Pooja of the Jaffna Sri Naga Vihara International Buddhist Centre was held on grand scale on 28 and 29 October 2017 with the guidance of Chief Sanganayaka, Northern Province and Chief incumbent, Ven. Meegahajandure Gnnanarathana Thero and Viharadhikari Ven. Meegahajandure Siriwimala Thero......................
Distribution of Motorcycles to the Under Command Battalions of Security Force (Jaffna)
[2017-10-28 17:30:10]
On the direction of the Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi, Commander Security Force (Jaffna) distributed 38 Motorcycles to the under command units in the Jaffna Peninsula. The event was held on 27 October 2017 at the Headquarters Security Force (Jaffna) to enhance the mobility of day today regular duties and to reduce fuel consumption.....................
The Noblest Buddhists Religious Activity of Katina Pooja held at Navatkuly Sri Samiddhi Sumana Vihara
[2017-10-28 17:25:451]
Hundreds of Buddhists from North and South participated at the Cheevara Pooja (ritual offering of new Robes) and Alms Giving at Sri Sumiddhi Sumana Vihara, Navatkuly in Jaffna. The event was held for the fifth consecutive year since the establishment of Navatkuly Sri Samiddhi Sumana Vihara in 2012. The Perahera was demonstrated on 25 October 2017 evening with the participation of civilians and military personnel....................
Blood Donation by 17 Gemunu Watch
[2017-10-27 22:21:11]
Troops of 17 Battalion Gemunu Watch organized a blood donation camp on 25 October 2017 to mark their 09th Anniversary, of the Battalion with the assistance of Dr. Y. Jadundanan, medical staff of the Base Hospital Kayts and the Blood Bank of Teaching Hospital.....................
Army assistance to construct six new houses in Karainagar - Jaffna
[2017-10-24 18:40:45]
Army troops deployed in Jaffna will assist to construct another six new houses in Karainagar area in Jaffna for the needy people in the area. Ministry of Prison Reforms, Rehabilitation, Resettlement and Hindu Religious Affairs has allocated required funds for the construction of new houses. Hon. D M Swaminathan, the Minister of Prison Reforms, Rehabilitation, Resettlement and Hindu Religious Affairs and Security Forces Commander - Jaffna, Major General Dharshana Hettiarachchi laid the foundation stones for the construction.....................
 
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