Army Day Celebrations at Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna
was held on 10th October 2018 with the participation of Commander
Security Force Jaffna, Major General Darshana Hettiarrachchi and
All Ranks serving at the Headquarters premises.
The ceremony began with the hoisting of the Army Flag and Security
Force - Jaffna Flag by Commander Security Force - Jaffna and Brigadier
General Staff, Brigadier Rasika Karunathillake. The recitation
of the Army Anthem took place followed by a two-minute silence
observed in honour of all Fallen War Heroes who made a supreme
sacrifice with their lives on behalf of the motherland. Thereafter,
the reading of Army Commander's Army Day Message to mark 69 years
of success in protecting the territorial integrity and securing
the sovereignty of the country, took place amidst the troops.
Subsequently, a Mango Sapling (Mangifera indica) was planted at
the Headquarters premises by the Commander of the Security Force,
which marked the end of the day's programme.