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.

Community Programmes

  • St. Anthony’s Feast at Kachchativu Strengthens the Relations between Sri Lanka and India

    10th May 2020 16:13:49 Hours

    The annual Kachchative feast which is traditionally held in Kachchativu islet, is attended by a large number of Sri Lankan as well as Indian devotees with a great sense of spiritual attachment to St. Anthony’s Church. The feast mass was conducted in Sinhala, Tamil and English languages. The Bishop - Diocese of Galle, Rt. Rev. Raymond Wickramasinghe, Vicar General of Sivagangai Diocese - India, Rev. Joseph Lourdu Raja were in attendance and the Bishop of Jaffna Rt. Rev. Dr. Justin Gnanapragasam led the mass amidst a large gathering of devotees and military personnel of Sri Lanka Army and Sri Lanka Navy on Saturday, 07 March 2020. Sri Lanka Navy facilitated the entire proceeding with the assistance of Sri Lanka Army and Sri Lanka Police.

  • Jaffna Troops Coordinate Eye Clinic and Free Distribution Of Spectacles

    10th May 2020 16:09:54 Hours

    Security Forces (Jaffna) with technical support of Wickramarachchi Opticians - Jaffna branch made arrangements to conduct another community- oriented welfare programme in Jaffna peninsula on Monday, 09 March 2020. Upon the directions of Commander Security Forces (Jaffna), Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya, 513 Brigade organized the Eye Clinic on 8 March 2020 and the free distribution of Spectacles for needy people on 9 March 2020. The spectacles for the needy people were donated by Mr. Palitha Hewamudali, the Chairmen of National Language Institute.

    Commander Security Forces (Jaffna), General Officer Commanding 51 Division, Commander 513 Brigade, Senior Officers, Principal and Teachers of Arali Saraswathi School, Troops and a large number of needy people were present in the progaramme held at Arali Saraswathi School in Vaddukkodai.

  • 55 Division Clinchs ‘Volleyball Trophy 2020’

    10th May 2020 13:38:19 Hours

    The Volleyball tournament, which had the participation of 10 teams under command to Security Forces Headquarters - Jaffna was organized by the Forward Maintenance Area (North) under the guidance and direction of the Commander Security Forces - Jaffna, Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya in order to improve the sportsmanship of Officers and Soldiers and to develop cohesion among them. After a tight competition, the 55 Division Team emerged champions beating 52 Division Team at the finals of the Volleyball tournament of the Security Forces - Jaffna.

    55 Division Team won the Champions Trophy and 52 Division Team emerged runners - up in the tournament. The Best Dasher was entitled to S/830048 Private Jayasena HP of 1st Battalion Mechanized Infantry Regiment. The Best Passer was S/830141 Private Gunasekara BUU of 1st Battalion Mechanized Infantry Regiment. The finals was held at the Forward Maintenance Area (North) premises on Friday, 06 March 2020.

  • Jaffna Got Talent Dancing and Singing Competition - 2020

    10th May 2020 13:31:27 Hours

    The Security Forces Jaffna always dedicated to the needs of the community in Jaffna peninsula has taken initiative to conduct JAFFNA GOT TALENT dancing and singing competition in an effort to open up avenues for the youth in Jaffna peninsula to showcase their exclusive aesthetic talents while further strengthening bonds of goodwill, reconciliation and understanding between members of Security Forces and the Community.

    Conceptualized and guided by the Commander Security Forces - Jaffna Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya, this competition is exclusively organized under the close supervision of General Officer Commanding 52 Division Major General Sena Waduge and with the assistance of professionals form the Faculty of Arts Jaffna University.

    This competition is being held under two categories, dancing and singing whereas competitors get the opportunity to perform in any category of event as per their talents. The preliminary selections of this competition were held on 11 to 15 Feb 2020 at North Ceylon Oriental Musical Society auditorium in Jaffna where large number of enthusiastic contestants participated for the competition, clearly demonstrating that the youth in Jaffna peninsula had been eagerly looking for an opportunity to come forward with their talents.

  • Pre-School Students Keep Visiting Palaly Airport

    10th May 2020 13:04:14 Hours

    Security Forces Headquarters - Jaffna facilitated another visit of pre-school students to Palaly Airport on Monday 17 February 2020. A number of 63 students of Shanmugan Pre-School, St. Jude Pre-School, Kalavany Pre-School and Gandhy Pre-School in Jaffna, visited the premises of Palaly Airport along with their teachers and parents to experience the scenery of aircrafts.

    The visit was arranged by the Security Forces Headquarters upon the directions and guidance of the Commander Security Forces -Jaffna, Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya. And also they were offered refreshment by the Army personnel

  • Bicycles Distributed Among Needy Schoolchildren Commemorating the 72nd Independence Day

    10th May 2020 12:49:40 Hours

  • Medical Camp in Maradankerny, Jaffna

    10th May 2020 12:36:35 Hours

    Another event of welfare for the civil community in Jaffna peninsula was initiated by Security Forces Headquarters - Jaffna in collaboration with the All Ceylon Buddhist Congress and Success Colombo Organization on Saturday 25 January 2020 at the Divisional Hospital in Maradankerny. Specialist Dr. (Retired) Anula Wijesundara and her medical team gave their assistance to uplift the healthcare standards of the people in the area

    The medical camp was coordinated and organized by the troops of 553 Brigade under the supervision of 55 Division. Approximately 200 people were treated and educated by the medical team which consisted of 4 doctors and 10 medical staff. Senior officers, officers and troops were present at the Programme.

  • Jaffna Troops Celebrate Thai Pongal in Point Pedro

    10th May 2020 12:07:55 Hours

    Joining hands with the civil community in Point Pedro, troops under Security Forces Jaffna organized a Thai Pongal celebration traditional event at Alwai Sri Vallipuram Swami Kovil on Wednesday 15 January 2020. The event in which a large number of devotees and Hindu dignitaries took part, was organized by 55 Divisions on the direction of Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya, Commander Security Forces - Jaffna.

    Commander Security Forces – Jaffna, General Officers Commanding 55 and 51 Divisions, Senior Officers and Troops participated in the ceremony.

  • Troops Renovate the Road Running from Iyyakachchi to Kadeikadu

    10th May 2020 11:37:21 Hours

    Upon the adverse weather condition existed in Jaffna Peninsula during last monsoon season, the road running from Iyyakachchi Junction to Kadeikadu was damaged and hampered the routine public transport services. Accordingly the day- to- day life of the people in Veththalakerni and Kovil areas was affected due to the adverse weather condition.

    With a short notice, the troops of 23 The Gemunu Watch and 12 The Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment under the 552 Brigade initiated necessary measures to repair the damaged road during the first week of January 2020, following the directions of Major General Sampath Kotuwegoda, General Officer Commanding 55 Division. Troops assistance was praised by the civil community and government authorities in the area.

  • Army Troops Paves the Access Road to Transits Home of Telippalei Cancer Hospital

    10th May 2020 11:35:14 Hours

    The access road to Transits Home of Telippalei Cancer Hospital was renovated by the Army troops laying a concrete layer on the directions of the Commander Security Forces - Jaffna, Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya in response to the request made by Mrs. Arunthathy Edwadpullei.

    The collective endeavor of the troops belong to 10th Sri Lanka Artillery, 10 Field Regiment Sri Lanka Engineers, 2nd Battalion Gamunu Watch and 5 Corps of Engineer Services was praised by the Hospital Staff and the civilians. The funds for the renovation work was provided by Mrs. Arunthathy Edwadpullei.

    A formal ceremony held on Saturday 11 January 2020 to declare open the renovated road was graced by the Commander Security Forces - Jaffna. General Officer Commanding 51 Division, Donor Mrs. Arunthathy Edwadpullei, Director of Health Service Northern Province, Doctors and Hospital Staff, Army Officers, Troops and Residents were present in the occasion.