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.
20th September 2020 15:59:26 Hours
'Harmony Football Tournament – 2020' is a conceptual initiation of Major General Senarath Bandara Commander Security Force – Jaffna in view of strengthening cohesion and sportsmanship among the talented youths of Jaffna peninsula. The mega tournament participating 12 football clubs in Jaffna was organized by 51 Division and 513 Brigade, and held the finals on 19 September 2020 at the Ariyalai Federation Ground the gathering of many football fans in Jaffna peninsula.
The troops of Security Forces Jaffna invited most talented players belong to 12 Football Clubs from Gurunagar, Navanthurai, pandatharippu, Periyavilan, Ilavalai and Palaly areas to compete towards the finals of the mega tournament. Among them Gurunagar Singing Fish football club and Navanthurai 'St Nicals Sports Club' were selected for the finals, and Gurunagar 'Singing Fish football team' clinched the trophy defeating their counterparts parts by 2 – 1 goals.
Commander Security Force – Jaffna graced the occasion on finals as the chief guest and General Officers Commanding, Brigade Commanders, Senior Officers, and troops witnessed the final encounter of the Harmony Football Tournament – 2020 with was sponsored by Mr. Pavaneethan Bavan and Mr. SS Kuganathan the Managing Director of Dan TV.
06th September 2020 12:42:06 Hours
On the intention of turning the arid Jaffna peninsula to be a lush greenery by enhancing the density of its rain forest coverage, the 512 Brigade and under command troops launched the project of planting 1000 Kubuk saplings in Allaipiddy area along the Jaffna Kayts road on 5 September 2020.
31st August 2020 22:13:10 Hours
The troops under command to Security Forces Headquarters - Jaffna started renovating ʽʽUppu Vajal’’ agriculture tank at Vadukkoddai West in Chankanai, amidst the presence of Commander Security Forces – Jaffna Major General Senerath Bandara on 31 August 2020 in order to support their livelihoods.
The project was initiated upon the request of Dr. Sidambaran Mohan, the President of 'Friends of Jaffna' organization and the Farmers' Society of Vadukkoddai – Southwest together with Government Agent Mr. Kanapathipillai Maheshan. The renovation began under the guidance of Commander Security Forces Jaffna and supervision of General Officer Commanding 51 Division Major General Lalith Rathnayake.
The renovation project was funded by Mr. Vamadeva Thiagendran, Founder and Chairman of Thiyahie Charitable Trust and the much needed manpower and machines were provided by 10 Field Regiment Sri Lanka Engineers and 11 Sri Lanka Light Infantry under Security Forces Headquarters – Jaffna.
31st August 2020 22:10:27 Hours
A ceremony was organized by 51 Division in Pungudutivu on 31 August 2020 to hand over another new house constructed by Army troops for a low-income family. The new house was handed over to Mrs. Thavarasa Kavida by Commander Security Forces - Jaffna Major General Senerath Bandara during a brief ceremony held with a small gathering. Financial support for the construction was made by Mr. Vamadeva Thiagendran, Founder and Chairman of Thiyahie Charitable Trust. The troops belonging to 17th Battalion of Gemunu Watch under the supervision of Commander 512 Brigade Brigadier Eranda Rathnayake provided much needed manpower for the construction work.
General Officer Commanding 51 Division, Brigadier General Staff, Security Forces – Jaffna, Brigade Commanders, Senior Officers, Donor, Troops and Residents participated the handing over ceremony.
25th August 2020 16:09:27 Hours
Upon the directives of Major General Senarath Bandara Commander Security Forces – Jaffna, the troops belonging to 51 Division organized a felicitation programme at Kanam Children’s Home (Girls) on 23 August 2020. Troops arranged a donation of school items for the children, lunch for children and staff and finally an entertaining event with Calypso Music during the programme.
The event was sponsored and organized by All Ranks of 15 Sri Lanka National Guard under the guidance and supervision of General Officer Commanding 51 Division and Commander 511 Brigade. A number of Senior Officers and troops witnessed the occasion.
24th August 2020 20:17:31 Hours
The newly appointed Commander, Security Forces – Jaffna, Major General Senerath Bandara had an official meeting with Bishop of Jaffna His Lordship Right Reverend Dr. Justin B Gnanapragasam and Mr. Kanapathipillai Maheshan, Government Agent of Jaffna on 24 August 2020.
The Government Agent of Jaffna discussed the present progress of the Civil-Military Coordination and Reconciliation in Jaffna peninsula with the Security Forces Commander. A number of Senior Army Officers were also present at the occasion.
08th August 2020 18:21:25 Hours
The Harmony Centre in Kankesanthurai established for the benefit of Children and Adults in the area was a conceptual initiation of Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya, Commander Security Forces Jaffna to uplift the living standards and education in Kankesanthurai area. The first stage of Students Registration for English and Sinhala Language course, Mathematics, Aesthetics, Yoga and Information Technology courses at the Harmony Centre began on 06 August 2020. All the courses will be coordinated and conducted by ‘Vidhu Trust’ and Divisional Secretariat – Thelippalai associating renowned teachers and instructors in the area.
Commander Security Forces Jaffna, Divisional Secretary Thelippalai, General Officer Commanding 51 Division, Senior Officers, Troops, Residents and Students were present at the occasion.
07th August 2020 19:15:55 Hours
Sri Lanka Army in Jaffna extends support to another programme of upgrading of health facilities at Cancer Hospital Thelippalai on the sheer guidance of Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya, Commander Security Forces Jaffna. Along with the coordination of Regional Directorate of Health Services – Jaffna troops under Security Forces Jaffna provided manpower to construct a new Residential Accommodation building at the Cancer Hospital for the benefit of residential cancer patients.
The new building was declared open by Commander Security Forces Jaffna on 07 August 2020 during a formal ceremony organized at the Cancer Hospital premises. General Officers Commanding 51 and 52 Divisions, Senior Officers, Officials of Regional Directorate of Health Services – Jaffna, Doctors and medical staff of Thelippalai Cancer Hospital and Troops were present to witness the occasion.
07th August 2020 09:09:24 Hours
Troops under Security Forces (Jaffna) extended their support to build a shelter for Mrs. Nanthini Ratheeswarn at Manippay with the help of financial donations made by Mr. Kumara Weerasooriya and his colleagues. The new house was handed over to the deserving family by Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya, Commander Security Forces (Jaffna) on 06 August 2020 with essential home appliances.
01st August 2020 06:50:52 Hours
A total of 166 Foreign Employees from Jordan who were in quarantine left Jaffna for their homes after completion of two - week long quarantine process at Iyakachchi Quarantine Centre in Jaffna, on 31 July 2020. Prior to release they underwent the medical procedures and received quarantine certificates.