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

  • Recruit Training Comprising of Tamil, Muslim and Sinhala Youths Begins in Jaffna

    15th December 2021 17:48:14 Hours

    The 1st Recruit Training Course at Battalion Training School Vasavilan of 51 Infantry Division under Security Forces Headquarters Jaffna commenced during a simple ceremony on 13 December 2021.

  • Jaffna Commander Bids Salute to Jaffna Troops

    14th December 2021 16:30:40 Hours

    The Commander Security Forces Jaffna, Major General Jagath Kodithuwakku RWP RSP ndu bid salutes to the troops of 51, 52 and 55 Infantry Divisions before coming to an end the tenure as the Commander Security Forces Jaffna. The visiting outgoing commander was warmly and hunourly welcome by the respective division’s commanders in their respective headquarters following the military traditions and the custom on 13 December 2021.

  • New Ration Stores Complex for 5 SLSC

    05th December 2021 18:58:42 Hours

    The newly constructed Ration Stores Complex at the 5th Battalion Sri Lanka Army Service Corps was declared open by the Major General Jagath Kodithuwakku RWP RSP ndu, the Commander Security Forces-Jaffna together with Major Madusanka Jayasinha Lsc, Commanding Officer 5th Battalion Sri Lanka Army Service Corps on 05th December 2021.

  • Australian High Commissioner Meets Jaffna Commander

    02nd December 2021 19:43:26 Hours

    H.E. Mr. David Holly, the Australian High Commissioner in Sri Lanka together with Captain Ian Cain, the Defence adviser of Australian High Commission in Sri Lanka, Mr. Brett Zehnder, the Counsellor Custom and Border Protection, Ms. Lara Sveinsson, third Secretary (Political) and Research and Information Officer and Mr. Trivan Annakkarage, research and Information officer paid a visit to Security Forces Headquarters (Jaffna) on 02nd December 2021 and was warmly welcomed by the Commander Security Forces (Jaffna) Major General Jagath Kodithuwakku RWP RSP ndu.

  • 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.