Security Forces 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

  • Jaffna Commander Visits Organic Fertilizer Project

    08th January 2022 22:51:11 Hours

    The Security Forces Commander visited Organic Fertilizer Production site at Security Force Headquarters farm premises on Saturday 08 January 2022.

  • Jaffna Commander Receives Nagadeepa Vihara Blessings

    07th January 2022 17:03:50 Hours

    Major General Sujeewa Senarath Yapa RWP RSP who assumed duties as the Commander of the Security Forces-Jaffna, paid homage to historic Nagadeepa Temple and received blessings of the incumbent at Nagadeepa Temple, Ven. Navadagala Padumakiththathisai Thero on Friday 07 January 2022.

  • Security Force Jaffna Commences Duties for the New Year

    04th January 2022 14:03:25 Hours

    With the dawn of year 2022, the Commander and All Ranks of Security Force Jaffna commenced duties for the New Year following military traditions on the 3rd January 2022.

  • A Two Day Workshop for Commanding Officers of SFHQ (J)

    01st January 2022 21:14:45 Hours

    All the 31 commanding officers serving the Security Forces Headquarters Jaffna participated in a specially designed Commanding Officers’ Training workshop programme organized by staff officers of Security Forces Headquarters Jaffna on 30 and 31 December 2022, adhering to the COVID-19 health guidelines.

  • Commander of the Army Addressed the Troops of Tri Services in Jaffna

    30th December 2021 09:22:35 Hours

    The Chief of Defence Staff and the Commander of the Army, and Head of the Green Agriculture Operation Center (GAOC) General Shavendra Silva, visited the Security Forces Headquarters - Jaffna to address the troops of tri services in Jaffna peninsula on the eve of the dawn of the New Year. CDS and Army Commander arrived in Palaly in the morning on 29 December and were received by Commander Security Forces Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ - J) Major General Sujeewa Senarathyapa RWP RSP together with senior officers of the Navy and Air Force personnel.

  • New Jaffna Commander Receive Religious Blessings

    28th December 2021 16:46:27 Hours

    Major General Sujeewa Senarathyapa RWP RSP ndu , the newly appointed Security Forces Commander, with a view to receiving blessings of religious faiths for the first time after his assumption of duties in Jaffna on Tuesday 28 December 2021.

  • New Jaffna Commander Familiarizes with 55 Division’s Area of Responsibility &Under Command Units

    28th December 2021 16:42:50 Hours

    Major General Sujeewa Senarath yapa RWP RSP ndu Commander, Security Forces Jaffna, made his first formal field visit to the 55 Infantry Division Headquarters in Kadeykadu on Monday 27 December 2021.

  • New Brigadier General Staff SFHQ - Jaffna Assumed Duties

    20th December 2021 12:30:37 Hours

    Brigadier Shashika Perera of Sri Lanka Light Infantry assumed office as new Brigadier General Staff of Security Forces - Jaffna on Monday 20 December 2021 amidst a simple ceremony.

    After religious observances, Brigadier Shashika Perera signed an official document and signified the acceptance of the new office. Before this new appointment, he had been serving as the Commander 533 Infantry Brigade of the 53 Division.

    Staff Officers of the Security Forces Headquarters Jaffna were also there to greet him on the inauguration of his office.

  • New Jaffna Commander Assumes Duties

    18th December 2021 14:12:41 Hours

    Major General DGS Senarath Yapa RWP RSP ndu assumed duties as the Commander Security Forces - Jaffna on Friday, 17 December 2021. A Guard of Honour was extended to the incoming Commander by the troops of the 11th Battalion Sri Lanka Light Infantry at the Security Force Headquarters Jaffna. He placed his signature in the first official document to mark assuming duties, amidst chanting of Seth Pirith in the presence of General Officers Commanding 51, 52 and 55 Infantry Divisions, Commander Forward Maintain Area (North) and Senior Staff Officers of Security Force Headquarters Jaffna.

    Religious dignitaries of Hindu, Catholic and Islam were also present during the taking over formalities and blessed him for his new appointment. He planted a mango sapling (Magnifera Indica) marking his appointment as the Commander Security Forces Jaffna.This was followed a group photograph.

  • Major General Jagath Kodithuwakku Completes His Tenure as Commander Security Forces – Jaffna

    17th December 2021 19:41:33 Hours

    Major General Jagath Kodithuwakku held the office of the Commander Security Forces (Jaffna) on 19 July 2021 and relinquished the appointment on 17 December 2021 to assume duties as Deputy Chief of Defence Staff. Prior to leaving of outgoing Commander, the series of military formalities were held at Security Forces Headquarters Jaffna on 15th and 16th December in line with the relinquishment of the appointment commenced with reviewing of the Guard Turnout, accorded to the outgoing Commander. The Commander, Security Force (Jaffna) reviewed the Guard of Honour accorded by the troops of Sri Lanka Army Light Infantry. A few minutes later outgoing Commander placed his signature on the Visitors’ Book leaving an inspiring and indelible chapter as the Commander Security Force Jaffna.