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Sri Lankan Naval Commander appreciates professionalism of Pak Army

Sri Lankan Naval Chief vowed to continue military cooperation between two forces in defence, training & counter terrorism domains.

Commander of Sri Lankan Navy Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne Tuesday called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa here at GHQ and lauded the professionalism of Pakistan Armed Forces and vowed to continue military cooperation between the two Forces in defence, training and counter terrorism domains.

During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, regional security and current Afghanistan situation were discussed, said an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) media release.

On the occasion, the COAS said, “Pakistan wishes to enhance long term multi-domain relations with Sri Lanka based on common interests.”

He reiterated that all regional countries need to work collectively for enduring peace and stability.

He also appreciated Pakistan’s role in Afghan situation, special efforts for border management and role in regional stability.

Naval Headquarters

Commander of the Sri Lankan Navy Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne Tuesday called on Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi here at the Naval Headquarters.

The visiting dignitary appreciated and acknowledged Pakistan Navy’s efforts and commitments in support of collaborative maritime security in the region.

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Upon arrival at Naval Headquarters, Commander of the Sri Lankan Navy was received by the Naval Chief and presented Guard of Honour, said a Pakistan Navy media release.

After wreath laying at Shuhada monument, the visiting dignitary was introduced to Principal Staff Officers at Naval Headquarters.

During the meeting matters of mutual interest including bilateral collaborations and regional maritime security milieu was discussed.

The Naval Chief highlighted Pakistan Navy initiatives for ensuring maritime security and peace in the region through Regional Maritime Security Patrols.

Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy was also briefed on Pakistan Navy operational capabilities.

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It is expected that the on-going visit of Commander of the Sri Lankan Navy will further enhance bilateral collaboration between the two countries.

Courtesy: APP