To be an effective instrument to the Government Endeavour to cultivate national harmony in Jaffna Peninsula through uplifting the physical quality of life and spiritual value of the people.
17th December 2020 22:29:45 Hours
Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva made an official visit to Security Forces Headquarters (Jaffna) on 17 December 2020 and he was warmly welcomed by the Commander Security Forces (Jaffna) Major General Senerath Bandara.
Visiting Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army was accorded a Drive Pass by 14 Gajaba Regiment troops, and he planted a Mango sapling near the main entrance to the Headquarter premises of Security Forces (Jaffna). In concurrence, 400 Mango saplings were planted by the troops at “Senura Uyana’’ in the Palaly Army Cantonment.
Later, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army made his troops address at the Auditorium, in which over 160 of troops were present representing all under command formations of Security Forces (Jaffna). During the address he commended the selfless commitment of troops extended to prevent Covid 19 pandemic and safeguard the citizens in Jaffna peninsula. He made a complementary note on the welfare projects and prompt disaster relief measures initiated by troops during the ‘‘Buravi Cyclone’’ landfall.
At the end of the troop address, on behalf of all ranks under Security Forces Jaffna the Commander Security Forces (Jaffna) presented token of appreciation to the Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army in order to mark his visit to Security Forces Headquarters (Jaffna). And also Regimental Sergeant Majors belong to Security Forces Headquarters (Jaffna), 51, 52, 55 Divisions and Forward Maintenance Area- North presented a plaque to the Commander of the Army to mark his official visit.
General Officers Commanding 51, 52 and 55 Divisions, Commander Forward Maintenance Area- North, Brigadier General Staff and Brigadier Admin and Quartering - Security Forces Headquarters (Jaffna), Brigade Commanders, Staff Officers of the Security Forces Headquarters (Jaffna), Commanding Officers, Officers and Other Ranks attended the troop address.