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Indian Chief Of Army Staff Visits Sri Lanka

Sep 6, 2010 3:53:02 PM - thesundayleader.lk

the two commanders

The Indian Chief Of Army Staff General Vijay Kumar Singh who is currently in Sri Lanka on a five day good-will visit, was received this morning at the Army Headquarters by his counterpart, Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya.

Discussions on the further extensions of military matters of mutual and regional interest, the possibilities for shared experiences and strategies and the opening up of avenues of training programmes for Sri Lankan officers in India took place between the two officers.

A bid to revive an age-old tradition of an exchange in sport programmes was also discussed in order to further broaden bilateral understanding and goodwill amongst the officers of the two countries.

The Indian Chief Of Army Staff General Vijay Kumar Singh also paid visit on the Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse, the Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapakse and the Prime Minster D.M Jayaratne.

inspecting the Guard Turn Out, in accordance to military tradition.