Sri Lanka Navy Headquarters today extended a courtesy welcome to the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake when the Commander paid his first formal courtesy visit on the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne.
A Guard Turnout at the entrance saluted the visiting Commander of the Army on arrival after he was welcomed to the Navy Headquarters. A few minutes later a Guard of Honour, presented in his honour, greeted the Commander of the Army who formally reviewed the parade afterwards in the company of the parade commander.
The courtesy meeting that followed a few minutes later between the visiting Commander of the Army and the Commander of the Navy at the office of the Navy Commander focused on matters of mutual interest and roles of respective services.
At the culmination of the courtesy visit, both of them exchanged mementos as symbols of goodwill and understanding. Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake also left his compliments in the VIP visitors’ book and posed for a group photo with Senior Officers before he exited the Navy Headquarters. (Colombo Gazette)