The Australian Government today noted the assistance given by Sri Lanka in thwarting human smuggling at sea.
The Australian High Commissioner in Sri Lanka Robyn Mudie called on the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne at the Naval Headquarters in Colombo today. She was accompanied by the Defence Adviser to the High Commission Captain Jasen Sears.
They held cordial discussions on issues of mutual interest and bilateral importance. The Australian High Commissioner conveyed her best wishes to Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne on his appointment as the Commander of the SLN and pledged her fullest assistance and cooperation.
She also expressed her admiration of the SLN’s continued assistance to the Australian government in thwarting human smuggling via sea.
Mementos were also exchanged on the occasion symbolizing the goodwill and the friendship of the two countries.