India, Sri Lanka discuss military training, bilateral cooperation

Captain Ashok Rao, Defence Advisor to the High Commission of India paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake at the Army Headquarters today.

The cordial meeting that ensued at the Commander’s office focused on matters of bilateral importance and cooperation, mutual training programmes vis-a-vis, capacity-building modules, etc. They also recalled sound and historic relations that exist between both organizations and underlined the need to foster such ties further.

Towards the end of the meeting, both Commander of the Army and the visiting Defence Advisor exchanged mementos as symbols of goodwill and understanding.

Lieutenant Colonel G.S. Klair, Assistant Defence Adviser of the High Commission of India and Colonel Udaya Kumara, Military Assistant (MA) to the Army Commander also attended the meeting. (Colombo Gazette)