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

  • Felicitation Ceremony of Major General M K U P GUNARATNA RSP ndu psc IG

    23rd May 2022 18:59:10 Hours

    General Officer Commanding of 55 Infantry Division Brigadier M K U P Gunaratna RSP ndu psc IG was promoted to the Rank of Major General on 18th May 2022 after completion of 33 years and five months of a military career and a felicitation ceremony was held on 22 May 2022. For this ceremony all Brigade Commanders, Commanding Officers and troops under command of the 55 Infantry Division attended the event.

  • Jaffna Troops Celebrate Vesak Poya Day

    16th May 2022 17:36:48 Hours

    On eve of the Vasak Full Moon poyaday, Jaffna troops organized a series of religious events to celebrate the Vesak Poya Day meriting the birth, enlightenment and death of the Lord Buddha under the guidance of Commander Security Forces Jaffna, Major General Sujeewa Senarath Yapa RWP RSP ndu on 15 Sunday 2022.

    Religious observance programmes and special sermons were held throughout the Vesak Poya Day at Tissa Raja Maha Vihara in Kankasanthurei and soldiers and Buddhist devotees attended the events. Reverence Saddhajeewa from Mihinthalaya Kalu Diya Pokuna Thapowanaya temple delivered a special sermon during the event.

  • General Officer Commander’s Visit to the 521 Infantry Brigade

    04th May 2022 20:00:07 Hours

    After assuming the duties of the General Officer Commanding 52 Infantry Division Brigadier HMU Herath RWP RSP USP psc Hdmc made his first formal visit to Headquarters 521 Infantry Bde at Valli and HQ 11 Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment at Valvettithurai on 27 April 2022.

  • Logistic Transformation: A Paradigm Shift in Security Forces Jaffna

    28th April 2022 18:38:27 Hours

    The security Forces Headquarters Jaffna, under the guidance of its Commander, Major General Sujeewa Senarath Yapa RWP RSP ndu conducted its first ever Logistics Symposium on 26th and 27th April 2022. It was titled "Paradigm Shift in Military Logistics in Jaffna Peninsula". This is the first time a logistics symposium was organised in this magnitude in the peninsula. All Colonel AQ's, Major AQ's, battalion 2nd in Commands, Quarter Masters and Regimental Quartermasters in the peninsula took part in the symposium.

  • 3rd Basic English Language Course in 2022 Commenced in Jaffna

    27th April 2022 19:26:48 Hours

    As the concept of Commander Security Forces - Jaffna, Major General Sujeewa Senarath Yapa RWP RSP ndu, 3rd Basic English language course for troops in Jaffna peninsula was commenced on 27 April 2022 and it will be terminated on 27 May 2022.

  • USA Ambassador on Courtesy Visit to Security Forces Headquarters - Jaffna

    25th April 2022 13:12:22 Hours

    H.E. Ambassador for the United State of America in Sri Lanka, Mrs Julie J Chung extended a courtesy call on the Commander Security Forces, Jaffna Major General Sujeewa Senarath Yapa RWP RSP ndu at the Security Forces Headquarters (Jaffna) during her official visit to Jaffna peninsula on 24 April 2022.

  • Sinhala and Tamil 412 New Recruits Pass out in Jaffna

    09th April 2022 17:41:47 Hours

    Four hundred and twelve recruits who trained at the Battalion Training School in Wasavillan, Jaffna passed out during a simple ceremony, after successful completion of their four - month basic training on Saturday 09 April 2022.

  • English Language Course Ends Successfully

    07th April 2022 19:42:55 Hours

    2nd Basic English Language Course in 2022 to improve English Language Skills of Soldiers serving in the Jaffna Peninsula was conducted by Security Forces Headquarters - Jaffna from 08th March 2022 to 07th April 2022. Thirty Two soldiers from various regiments benefitted from this course, which covered different aspects of the language and its application. The 1st in order of merit was secured by Corporal Munasinghe JPPD, while Private Lakmal MGVS and Private Ananda RMLP secured the 2nd and 3rd places of the Course respectively.

  • Jaffna Commander Addressed Troops to Brief the Ongoing Situation in the Country

    03rd April 2022 12:40:31 Hours

    Commander of Security Forces Headquarters Jaffna Maj Gen Sujeewa Senarath Yapa RWP RSP ndu, on the instructions of the CDS and Commander of the Army Gen Shavendra Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc MPhil, addressed troops of Security Forces Headquarters Jaffna, Forward Maintenance area (North) 51 Infantry Division, 52 Infantry Division and affiliated battalions of SFHQ in order to brief them about the prevailing situation in the country and the role of the Army.

  • 52 Infantry Division GOC Begins Duties

    16th March 2022 17:06:38 Hours

    Brigadier Udaya Herath assumed duties as the 28th General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the 52 Infantry Division under the Security Force Headquarters -Jaffna, amidst religious blessings and military formalities at the 52 Infantry Division Headquarters on 14 March 2022.