Security Force Headquarters - (Jaffna)

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.

Military Programmes

  • Russian Army High Profile Delegation Visit Jaffna

    25th November 2021 12:18:38 Hours

    A Russian military delegation headed by Chief of Engineering Troops of Russian Armed Forces Lieutenant General Yuri Mikhailovich Stavitsky who is expert in demining operations, furnished with combat operation in Afganistan , Syria and Northern Caucasia visited Jaffna Peninsula on 23 and 24 November 2021.

  • Workshop on Military in Internal Security Operations

    25th November 2021 12:15:39 Hours

    A two - day workshop on Human Rights (HR) and International Humanitarian Law (IHL) was conducted at the Security Forces Headquarters Jaffna by International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on the instructions given by the Directorate of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law on 23 and 24 November 2021. The Brigadier (Retd) Jacques Lemay, the Regional Armed and Security Forces Delegate of ICRC in Colombo, Mr. Claudia and Mr Channa Jayawardena conducted the two-day workshop which widened and bridged the knowledge gap on HR and IHL of Brigade Commanders, Commanding Officers and Staff Officers serving in Jaffna peninsula.

  • ICRC Head in Colombo Makes Her First Visit to Security Forces Headquarters (Jaffna)

    10th November 2021 12:22:39 Hours

    Ms. Tara Feodora Montgomery, Head of Operations, International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) in Colombo visited the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna on Wednesday 10 November 2021 during a visit made to the Jaffna peninsula.

  • Commander of the Army Paid a Visit in Jaffna

    05th November 2021 19:03:35 Hours

    The Chief of Defence Staff and the Commander of the Army, Head of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID -19 Outbreaks, General Shavendra Silva on the invitation of Major General Jagath Kodithuwakku, the Commander Security Forces Jaffna paid a visit Jaffna Peninsula on 03 November 2021.

  • 52 Division's New GOC Assumes Office

    31st October 2021 21:27:51 Hours

    Brigadier GGAS Wickramasena RWP RSP USP psc assumed duties as the 27th General Officer Commanding of the 52 Infantry Division under the Security Forces Headquarters -Jaffna, amidst religious blessings and military formalities at the 52 Infantry Division Headquarters on 28 November 2021.

  • Major General MGWWWMCB Wickramasinghe RWP RSP ndu psc Ma (IR) Assumes Office as the General Officer Commanding of 51 Infantry Division

    31st October 2021 21:11:31 Hours

    Major General Chandana Wickramasinghe, assumed office as the 30th General Officer Commanding of the 51 Infantry Division on 27 October 2021 during a simple ceremony by adhering to military traditions and customs.

  • Newly Appointed 512 Brigade Commander Assumes Duties

    31st October 2021 21:08:31 Hours

    Brigadier TCMGST Cooray RWP RSP USP psc assumed the duties as the 24th Commander of 512 Infantry Brigade in Jaffna during a simple ceremony on Sunday 24 October 2021.

  • Troops of 553 Infantry Brigade Conduct a Tree Planting Campaign

    31st October 2021 20:57:16 Hours

    To coincide with the National War Heroes Week, troops of 553 Infantry Brigade in collaboration with the Coconut Cultivation Board and the Forest Department launched a tree planting programme inside the 553 Infantry Brigade premises on 25 October 2021.

  • Indian NDC Delegation Meets Commander Security Forces Jaffna

    21st October 2021 16:33:24 Hours

    A delegation of 20 military officers and 14 spouses of India’s National Defence College (NDC) headed by Major General Hari B Pillai, Chief of the Directing Staff arrived in Sri Lanka on Sunday (17) evening and visited Jaffna on 20 October 2021.

    This tour is a part of their familiarization tour in the curriculum and the delegation comprised of senior officers from India, United States of America, Japan, Iran, Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Malaysia. They were received at the Palaly International Airport Jaffna by the Brigadier General Staff and the Brigadier Admin and Quartering of the Security Forces Jaffna on arrival.

    Accordingly, visiting delegation was accompanied to the Indian Peace Keeping Monument Palaly while head of the delegation, Major General Hari B Pillai proceeded to the Security Forces Headquarters Jaffna. At headquarters premises, Major General Hari Pillai was warmly welcomed by Major General Jagath Kodithuwakku RWP RSP ndu and together they visited the IPKF Monument. Then, the delegation paid tribute to the memory of fallen IPKF War Heroes, placing floral wreaths at the IPKF Monument during the brief and solemn ceremony.

  • Newly Promoted GOC Welcomed in his Division

    15th October 2021 15:11:33 Hours

    Troops of the 52 Division in Mirisuvil felicitated the newly-promoted General Officer Commanding Major General Chandana Wickramasinghe RWP RSP ndu psc when he arrived at the HQ on Wednesday (13) after receipt of his promotion rank.