Chief of Defence Staff arrives in New Delhi for key talks

Chief of defenceChief of Defence Staff Air Chief Marshal Kolitha Aravinda Gunatilleke arrived in New Delhi today as he looks to deepen bilateral ties between both countries.

The ANI news service said that Gunatilleke, who is on a four-day visit, was accorded guard of honour at the secretariat building in New Delhi.

He then paid tributes to fallen soldiers at India Gate, a war memorial, which houses the ‘Amar Jawan Jyoti’.

The Air Chief is scheduled to meet India’s Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, and chiefs of India’s tri-services.

Gunatilleke will also be visiting the Western Naval Command in Mumbai city tomorrow. (Colombo Gazette)


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