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.
10th May 2020 16:36:13 Hours
The Sri Lanka Army, on Saturday 18 April 2020, assisted the Bohra Community in Sri Lanka to distribute essential food items to hundreds of families in the North amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Bohra Community distributed the food items, on behalf of global Community Leader, His Holiness, Dr. Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, who has launched a worldwide humanitarian initiative to provide food to thousands of families in COVID-19 hit countries.
The Community was assisted by the Sri Lanka Army in the North, by identifying the families in need, transporting and distributing the items in an organized manner.
The Bohra Community thanked the Sri Lanka Army in assisting them in their distribution drive. "We are grateful to the Army for helping us in this initiative. At times of crisis, it is our duty as citizens of this nation to help our fellow citizens. The Army has always assisted civilians in times of need and we concluded the distribution drive successfully due to their support," Mufaddal Adamjee, local Permanent Resident (PR) coordinator of the Bohra Community said.
10th May 2020 16:31:59 Hours
Amidst the nationwide lockdown against the spread of COVID - 19, troops under Security Forces - Jaffna continue their assistance to government authorities and provide relief to needy civil community in Jaffna Peninsula. On the directives of Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya, Commander Security Forces - Jaffna troops under 515 Brigade of 51 Division extended Support to GramaNiladhari to distribute dry ration packs among Samurdhi beneficiaries residing in Tellippalai area. Further, troops under 512 Brigade organized a programme to distribute prepared meal packets to deserving people in Velani area on Saturday 18 April 2020.
10th May 2020 16:28:43 Hours
Troops under Security Forces Headquarters - Jaffna extended their assistance to Government Agent and Divisional Secretariats in Jaffna to pay the Government allowances of Samurdhi Assistance allowance, Kidney beneficiaries, Disabled beneficiaries, Elder beneficiaries and Covid - 19 pandemic affected allowance worth of Rs 5000.00 for nearly the hundred and fifty thousand deserving families in Jaffna peninsula. Troops assisted government officials to pay allowances at the doorsteps of deserving families.
10th May 2020 16:24:55 Hours
Upon the directives of Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc, troops under Security Forces - Jaffna extended their assistance to provide basic needs of civil community in Jaffna peninsula during the ongoing curfew period. Accordingly, troops assist the civilians to have access to banks and get pharmaceuticals in coordination with Government Agent, Divisional Secretariats and Grama Niladharis in Jaffna peninsula. Further, Army facilitated the public by providing transport in liaison with Sri Lanka Transport Board depots on 09th and 10th of April 2020.
10th May 2020 16:23:12 Hours
As part of government effort to assist pensioners to receive their monthly pension payment Security Forces Jaffna provided transport facility for the senior citizens in Jaffna peninsula who are retired after serving the country. Arrangements were made for them to go on 2nd and 3rd April 2020 from their homes to respective banks. This facility will also be provided on an extra day, on 06thApril 2020 for those who could not obtain pension payment so far.
The Sri Lanka Transport Board provided 70 buses for this endeavor.
10th May 2020 16:19:17 Hours
10th May 2020 16:17:51 Hours
The Semi Finals of Jaffna Got Talent 2020 Singing and Dancing competition was held on Tuesday, 10 March 2020 at the Security Forces Headquarters (Jaffna) with the patronage of Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya, Commander Security Forces - Jaffna. At the Semi Finals 20 competitors (10 each in Singing and Dancing) staged their talents before the expertise Judge Panel and a large audience, and out of them 05 competitors each for Singing and Dancing were selected to compete at the Grand Finale.
Commander Security Forces - Jaffna, General Officers Commanding 51, 52 and 55 Divisions, Brigade Commanders, Senior Officers, Troops and a gathering of parents and well wishers were present at the Semi Finals. Certificates of participation and appreciation were awarded to the 10 semifinalists who were not selected for the finals.
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.
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.
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.