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Sri Lanka to share its experiences of war with other nations

Jan 27, 2011 10:23:13 AM - itnnews.lk

The Sri Lankan military will host an international seminar to share its experience and strategies of its war against the terrorists with other countries.

Army Commander Lt. Gen. Jagath Jayasooriya said the three-day seminar in Colombo is scheduled to begin on the 31st of May. It will focus on counterterrorism measures, terrorist trends, political and military strategies, rapid resettlement, reconciliatory moves and post-war nation building. Addressing journalists in Colombo, the Army Chief said more than 100 representatives of some 54 countries are expected to attend the seminar that has been planned with special focus on the Sri Lankan experience. It will be organized under the aegis of Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa. He pointed out that contributors and participants in the sessions are to be drawn from all corners of the world along with the representatives of different government, International Non Governmental Organizations, Non Governmental Organizations and professionals, academics and military officials. Lt. Gen. Jayasooriya asserted that this seminar will serve as an international exposure that brings credit to the Army since it will remain an open forum for extensive deliberations.