Sri Lanka plans to deploy troops for peace keeping operations in Lebanon.
At present Sri Lankan troops are engaged in peace keeping operation only in Haiti. The Army said it is mulling over the deployment of Sri Lankan soldiers in Lebanon for peace keeping operations from next August. The troops had achieved a significant victory by routing the LTTE terrorist. As a result, the demand for Sri Lankan troops in the world had increased. The Defence Ministry website said that Lebanon had requested the Sri Lankan Government to send its soldiers for peace keeping operations.