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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 :Kadula" Programme
[2017-11-10 15:30:16]
The Security Force Headquarters (Jaffna) organized an event known as the "Kadula" 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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