Pakistan’s Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Mohammad Asif Sandila, NI (M) will be arriving in Sri Lanka Thursday (December 12, 2013) on a bilateral visit along with a three members’ delegation, Pakistan High Commission in Colombo said in a release.
Pakistan’s Naval Chief’s visit to Sri Lanka from 12 – 15 Dec 2013 is being undertaken on the invitation extended by Sri Lankan Naval Commander Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage.
During his stay in Sri Lanka, Admiral Sandila will hold detailed discussions on bilateral cooperation with his counterpart Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage.
He will also hold discussions on matters of professional interests with Secretary Defense Sri Lanka, Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, besides paying courtesy calls on Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of Army and Commander of Air Force.
The visit of Pakistan’s Naval Chief will provide both sides an opportunity to review ongoing cooperation and collaboration, and to discuss ways to further broaden and deepen the relationship between the two Navies.