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* High-powered Pakistan defense delegation to visit Sri Lanka
Sun, Apr 20, 2014, 01:02 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 20, Colombo: A 21-member delegation of the National Defence University (NDU) of Pakistan, will be arriving in Sri Lanka Monday, April 21 on a weeklong visit, the High Commission of Pakistan in Colombo said in a statement.

The high level delegation headed by Major General Noel Israel Khokhar, aims to gain an overview of the defense, economic, domestic and foreign policies of Sri Lanka. It will also help in exploring areas of mutual interest for enhancing mutual cooperation in various spheres, the statement said.

The delegation comprises senior officers from Pakistan's Armed Forces, Civil Services and Officers from Turkey and Bangladesh, who are undergoing National Security and War Course at NDU. The Defence Advisor of Pakistan in Sri Lanka Colonel Sheharyar Parvez Butt is conducting the visit.

The delegation will interact with a number of prominent officials from the Sri Lankan Armed Forces and civil institutions including Secretary Defense, Secretary External Affairs Ministry, Chief of Defense Staff, Commanders of Army, Air Force and Navy, hierarchy at Central Bank and Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute of International Relations and Strategic Studies (LKIIRSS).

During the course of their stay in Sri Lanka, the delegation will visit Jaffna, Trincomalee and Kandy.

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