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.
16th May 2021 14:45:55 Hours
11th Battalion of Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment and 521 Infantry Brigade troops of the 52 Infantry Division on the directions of Major General Priyantha Perera RWP RSP ndu, Commander Security Forces (Jaffna) together with guidance given by the General Officer Commanding, 52 Infantry Division Brigadier Harendra Peiris RWP RSP USP ndu and under the supervision of 521 Brigade Commander and respective Commanding Officers carried out a sterilization programme in Achchuvely area on Saturday 15 May 2021 with the objective of curtailing the speedy transmission of the COVID-19 virus among the general public in Jaffna.
Accordingly, Achchuvely Bus Stand, Market Places, Banking Complexes, Shops, Three-wheeler parks and general crowded areas were disinfected and thoroughly cleaned under this sterilization project.
16th May 2021 11:12:05 Hours
A 'Shramadana' campaign to rid mosquito-breeding spots and control the spread of Dengue and removal of bushes with pollen that cause respiratory problems got underway in Jaffna on Tuesday 11 May 2021. During this community – based project, the 4th Battalion of Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment and 16th Battalion of Sri Lanka Light Infantry in Puloly cleaned the road patch of 4 Km along Uduppiddi to Karanawai in Point Pedro – Jaffna (A-20).
This programme was launched on a concept of the Commander Security Force (Jaffna), Major General Priyantha Perera RWP RSP ndu and with the guidance of General Officer Commanding of 55 Infantry Division, Major General Sisira Pilapitiya RWP RSP USP and under the supervision of Commander 551 Infantry Brigade.
13th May 2021 08:28:36 Hours
Army improvised Intermediate Care Center (ICC) at Vaddkkodai is ready to function and Commander Security Force (Jaffna) Major General Priyantha Perera RWP RSP ndu undertook an inspection tour on Wednesday 12 May 2021.
Newly improvised Intermediate Care Centre at Vaddkkodai has 200 bed capacity along with required medical staff employed from Base hospital Point Pedro at Manthikai.
13th May 2021 08:25:50 Hours
Jaffna city and Railway Station sterilizing and clean up programme was conducted by the troops of 17th Battalion of Gemunu Watch and 14th Battalion of Gajaba Regiment under the guidance of the Commnder Security Force Headquarters Jaffna, Major General Priyantha Perera RWP RSP ndu, on the instructions of General Officer Commanding 51 Division and under supervision of the Commander 512 Infantry Brigade.
The sterilization programme launched according to Ministry of Health guidelines on 12 May 2021. Army troops used the personnel protective equipments and other needs to sterilize public places of Central Bus Stand Jaffna, Jaffna Hospital Road, Kankesanturai Road, Grand Bazaar Street, Kasthuriyar Road, Power House Road, Clock Tower Road and Market premises of Jaffna City and Jaffna Railway Station.
09th May 2021 20:24:59 Hours
On the instructions of General Officer Commanding 55 Infantry Division and Commander 551 Infantry Brigade, Covid - 19 awareness programme was conducted in general area of Nelliadi Town by the troops of 4thBattalion Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment on 08 May 2021. The intention of the programme was to raise awareness among people to understand the importance of wearing face masks to control the spread of new variant of the virus. As an encouragement, face masks were distributed among civilians. Public Health Inspectors, Police officers, and Grama Niladharis of the area too took part in the programme. Programme was conducted focusing the civilians who visited the Nelliadi Town during busy hours.
08th May 2021 06:36:32 Hours
A shramadana campaign has been conducted to control Spread of Dengue and eradication of Parthenium plants in Jaffna on Monday 03 May 2021. This programme was launched on a concept of the Commander Security Force (Jaffna), Major General Priyantha Perera RWP RSP ndu and with the guidance of General Officer Commanding of 52 Infantry Division, Brigadier Harendra Peiris RWP RSP USP ndu.
06th May 2021 14:49:52 Hours
Troops of 52 Division on the direction of Commander Security Force – Jaffna and District Coordinator of COVID - 19 Control and Prevention in Jaffna, Major General Priyantha Perera RWP RSP ndu, and the supervision of General Officer Commanding of 52 Infantry Division, Brigadier Harendra Peiris RWP RSP USP ndu, launched Sterilize programme in public places of Kodikamam township on Thursday 06 May 2021 in order to control the spreading of COVID-19 virus.
04th May 2021 09:30:41 Hours
A number of 245 foreign employees and students flew from Saudi Arabia, Oman, Jordan, Qatar, Lebanon, Italy, Dubai, Malaysia, Korea, Hong Kong, Madagascar, Canada, Iraq, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Azerbaijan, Rumenia, Turkey and Australia set off to their homes after completing two - week quarantine process at Vasavilan Quarantine Centre in Jaffna, on Monday, 03 May 2021. Having gone through the required quarantine procedures, they were awarded with quarantine certificates by General Officer Commanding 52 Infantry Division, Brigadier Harendra Peiris RWP RSP USP ndu. Soon after the awarding of certificates personnel who underwent the quarantine process appreciated the commitment and dedication of the army troops at Vasavillan Quarantine Centre.
The quarantined people were segregated according to their respective residential locations and provided necessary transport facilities to reach their destinations in, Aluthgama, Batticaloa, Negombo, Kurunegala, Beliatta, Nuwara Eliya, Chilaw, and chunnakam. Further, they were provided with packeted meals, snacks, water bottle, before commencing their journey.
04th May 2021 09:28:37 Hours
On the instructions of General Officer Commanding 55 Infantry Division and Commander 551 Infantry Brigade, COVID - 19 awareness programmes were conducted at Point Pedro by the troops of 16th Battalion of Sri Lanka Light Infantry on Thursday 29 April 2021 and Manthikai by the troops of 4th Battalion Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment on Friday 30 April 2021. The intention of the launching such programmes were to aware the general public of the area on prevention of COVID - 19 by following proper health guidelines including wearing of face marks, maintain social distance to control the spread of new variant of the virus. These Programmes were conducted focusing the civilians who visited the Manthikai commercial complex, hospital and Point Pedro town during busy hours. As an encouragement, face masks were distributed among civilians.
02nd May 2021 20:18:18 Hours
Roadside clearance program had been conducted in Polikkandy and Atchchuveli areas in Jaffna District, as part of a community relation campaign to control the recurring dengue mosquito menace and Parthenium plant. The community-oriented project was carried out on the directions of the commander - 521 Infantry Brigade. Further, this program was conducted by troops of 11th Battalion of the Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment and general public in the area with the help of Valvettithurai Municipal Council and Puttur Pradeshiya Sabha on Tuesday 27 April 2021