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

  • 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.

  • Canadian High Commissioner Meets Jaffna Commander

    13th October 2021 17:41:47 Hours

    During a tour to the peninsula, HE David Mckinnon, High Commissioner of Canada in Sri Lanka together with Mr. Daniel Bood, Political and Economic Counsellor of the Canadian High Commission in Colombo and Mr. P Goobinath, the political officer visited to the Security Forces Headquarters (Jaffna) and met Major General Jagath Kodithuwakku RWP RSP ndu on Wednesday, 13 October 2021.

  • Security Forces Jaffna Celebrates The 72th Anniversary of Sri Lanka Army

    10th October 2021 16:42:24 Hours

    The 72th Army Day Celebrations at Security Forces Headquarters - Jaffna was held on 10th October 2021 with the participation of Brigadier Admin and Quartering, Security Forces Jaffna, Brigadier D M A Bandara and Senior Officers, Officers and Other Ranks serving at the Headquarters premises.

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

    07th October 2021 13:45:35 Hours

    The 2nd recruit training course at Battalion Training School Vidaththalpalai, Jaffna of 52 Infantry Division under Security Forces Headquarters Jaffna commenced during a simple ceremony on 07 October 2021.

  • Workshop on Organic Fertilizer Making

    05th October 2021 18:06:41 Hours

    In line with the government policy of restricting and banning the agrochemicals including insecticide and herbicides, the Security Forces Headquarters Jaffna in collaboration with the District Director of Agriculture, Ms. A Sakeela Banu conducted one day workshop on “Organic Fertilizers Making” on Tuesday 5 October 2021.

  • Newly Appointed General Officer Commanding 52 Infantry Division Begins Duties

    05th September 2021 16:09:07 Hours

    Brigadier Chandana Wickramasinghe RWP RSP ndu psc assumed duties as the 26th General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the 52 Infantry Division under the Security Forces Headquarters - Jaffna, amidst religious blessings and military formalities in accordance with existing health guide lines at the 52 Infantry Division Headquarters on 03 September 2021.

    The newly-appointed General Officer Commanding of the 52 Infantry Division was warmly welcome by the Staff Officers of the Division Headquarters and honoured in a Guard Turnout followed by planting a Mango sapling to mark the event.

  • 340 New Recruits Pass Out in Battalion Training School in Vidaththalpalai, Jaffna

    26th August 2021 17:06:51 Hours

    Three hundred and forty recruits who trained at the Battalion Training School in Vidaththalpalai, Jaffna passed out during a simple ceremony, after successful completion of their four - month basic training on Thursday 26 August 2021.