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.
03rd August 2020 15:21:14 Hours
The Security Forces Jaffna always dedicated to address the needs of civil community in Jaffna peninsula took a giant leap forward in its initiatives to conduct JAFFNA GOT TALENT dancing and singing competition to open up avenues for talented youth in Jaffna peninsula. The mega competition designed for enthusiastic youths to showcase their exclusive aesthetic talents while strengthening bonds of goodwill, reconciliation and understanding between members of Security Forces and the community.
28th July 2020 13:42:31 Hours
H.E. Mr. Hanspeter Mock the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Switzerland paid a farewell visit to Security Forces Headquarters – Jaffna, and met the Commander Security Forces – Jaffna, Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya on Monday, 27 July 2020.
18th July 2020 22:44:08 Hours
Troops under Security Forces – Jaffna contributed their tireless effort to construct another housing scheme consisting of 25 houses to provide shelter for low-income families in Punkuduthive, Jaffna. The housing construction was done by 5th Engineer Services Regiment with support of the troops of 51 Division upon the directives of Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya, Commander Security Forces – Jaffna. The entire project was funded by National Housing Development Authority of Ministry of Housing, Water Supply and Housing Facilitates and accordingly, Mr. L. Illangoven the Education Secretary Northern Province coordinated the funds and distribution of houses for selected deserving families in Jaffna Peninsula.
The housing scheme was declared open by the Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army and Head of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID – 19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc on 18 July 2020 during the formal ceremony in which Hon. Mrs. P S M Charles Governor Northern Province participated as the Guest of Honour. The ceremony was organized under the supervision of Major General Lalith Rathnayake, General Officer Commanding 51 Division.
15th July 2020 11:16:45 Hours
Eighty one years old Mr. Sinhathambi Nadarasa, a retired Senior Non Commissioned Officer of the then Ceylon Army presently living in Karaweddi area in Jaffna Peninsula commenced a religious fast with devotion and determination and “ Sathyakriya” to protect service personnel and medical staff who are engaged in eradicating the deadly COVID 19 pandemic. The fast and ritual continued for 108 days and was terminated on 12 July 2020 after trimming his hair and beard at Kurukkattipullar Kovil in Point Pedro.
This patriotic and dedicated elderly gentleman who is an ex member of Artillery Regiment met Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya, Commander Security Forces - Jaffna and Colonel Commandant of the Artillery Regiment on Monday, 13 July 2020 at Security Forces Headquarters - to invoke blessings accumulated through his meritorious deed with soldiers, sailors, airmen and health professionals.
11th July 2020 21:25:48 Hours
A number of 71 Foreign Employees from Lebanon who were in quarantine left Jaffna for their villages after completion of two - week long quarantine process at Iyakachchi Quarantine Centre in Jaffna, on 11 July 2020. Prior to release they underwent the medical procedures and received quarantine certificates.
The groups segregated according to areas of their residential location provided with Army transport facilities up to their destinations in Trincomalee, Ampara, Badulla, Kandy, Colombo, Galle and Hambanthota areas along with meals, snacks, water etc. Police provided assistance to escort the convoy of 09 vehicles.
The quarantine process was conducted by the troops of Security Forces Jaffna under the guidance of the National Operation Center for Prevention of COVID -19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) headed by Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Head of the NOCPCO, Chief of the Defense Staff and Commander of the Army.
22nd June 2020 14:40:28 Hours
Security Forces Headquarters - Jaffna celebrated its 24th anniversary of serving to the people of Jaffna while contributing to the national security and promoting reconciliation in the peninsula this week.
19th June 2020 11:39:29 Hours
Secretary to Ministry of Defence Major General (Retired) Kamal Gunarathne WWV RWP RSP USP ndc psc MPhil and several defence officials of Ministry of Defence paid a visit to Security Forces Headquarters (Jaffna) on 17th June 2020 and had an official meeting with the Tri-Forces Commanders, Security Force Commanders (Jaffna, Kilinochchi and Mullaitivu), Northern Naval Commander and Air Force Base Commander in Jaffna.
13th May 2020 16:47:46 Hours
In view of promoting peace, reconciliation and wellbeing of the community in Jaffna peninsula, Army troops have launched a number of projects assisting the people uplifting their living standards and espousing social wellbeing. Initiating another chapter of Civil Military Cooperation, a ‘Harmony Centre’ was declared open in Kankesanthurai on 11 May 2020. This Civil-military Coordinating centre was established by Army troops on the conceptual direction of Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya Commander Security Forces - Jaffna.
13th May 2020 07:33:11 Hours
A number of 220 civilians left Jaffna for their residences in Bandaranayake Mawatha, Colombo 12 on 10 May 2020, after Completion of two week long quarantine process at the Elephant pass and Viddaththapalei quarantine centres.
The quarantine process was carried out by the medical and nursing staff assisted by troops under the supervision of General Officers Commanding 52 and 55 Divisions on the directions of Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya, Commander Security Forces (Jaffna). The whole process was conducted under the guidelines of the National Operation Center for Prevention of COVID - 19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) headed by Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Head of the NOCPCO, Chief of the Defence Staff and Commander of the Army.
Following a carefully conducted final medical screening procedures and awarding of quarantine certificates, the quarantines were directed to their residences by Army providing transport facilities with the assistance of Police to guide the convoy of 16 vehicles.
Commander Security Forces Jaffna, General Officers Commanding 52 and 55 Divisions, Commander Forward Maintenance Area (North), several other officers and Troops witnessed the departure formalities.
13th May 2020 07:29:06 Hours
After completion of two week long quarantine process at the Viddaththapalei and Elephant pass quarantine centres a number of 378 civilians left Jaffna for their residences in Keselwaththa, Colombo on 09 May 2020.
They were released after a carefully conducted final medical screening procedures and awarding of quarantine certificates. Army provided transport facilities with the assistance of Police to guide the convoy of 33 vehicles.
The quarantine process was conducted by the troops of Security Forces Jaffna under the guidance of the National Operation Center for Prevention of COVID - 19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) headed by Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Head of the NOCPCO, Chief of the Defence Staff and Commander of the Army.
Commander Security Forces Jaffna, General Officers Commanding 52 and 55 Divisions, several other officers and Troops witnessed the departure formalities.