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Lt General Vikum Liyanage, Commander of the Sri Lanka Army on a Visit to India

December 4, 2023 Photo(s): By X / adgpi
General Manoj Pande COAS extended a warm welcome to Lt General Vikum Liyanage, Commander of the Sri Lankan Army on his arrival at South Block, NewDelhi.

Lt General Vikum Liyanage, RWP, RSP, USP, Commander of the Sri Lanka Army, is on a visit to India from December 3 to 7, 2023. The visit is a testimony to the longstanding relationship between the armies of India and Sri Lanka.

The visit commenced with a poignant wreath laying ceremony at the National War Memorial on December 4, where Lt General Vikum Liyanage paid homage to the heroes of the Indian Armed Forces who have made the supreme sacrifice for the nation.

A ceremonial Guard of Honour was presented to him at the South Block Lawns in New Delhi after which he called on General Manoj Pande, the Chief of the Army Staff. They exchanged ideas and held constructive discussions on various contemporary issues, including strengthening bilateral cooperation between the two armies. Thereafter, Lt General Vikum Liyanage interacted with Giridhar Armane, Defence Secretary, Air Chief Marshal V.R. Chaudhari, Chief of Air Staff and Vice Admiral Sanjay Jasjit Singh, Vice Chief of Naval Staff.

Discussions on avenues to further strengthen bilateral defence cooperation amongst the Armies of the two Nations were carried out.

Commander of the Sri Lanka Army is also scheduled to call on General Anil Chauhan, Chief of Defence Staff. These meetings and bilateral discussions underscore the shared goals of further enhancing defence cooperation between the two nations.

The visit marks a momentous milestone in strengthening the diplomatic and military ties between two friendly neighbours. It reinforces the enduring camaraderie that has flourished over the years, promoting cooperation and mutual understanding in the realms of defence and security.