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* High ranking Chinese military delegation offers training opportunities to Sri Lankan officers
Thu, May 22, 2014, 09:35 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 22, Colombo: A high ranking Chinese military delegation currently visiting Sri Lanka has met with Sri Lanka's Commander of the Army today in Colombo.

The six-member delegation, headed by Chief of Staff of the Chinese People's Armed Police Lieutenant General Niu Zhizong is in Sri Lanka on a three-day official visit.

During the meeting with the Army Commander, the Chinese Chief of Armed Police has offered training opportunities for Sri Lankan officers in China, in addition to training slots that have already been allocated in China for Sri Lankan service personnel.

Lieutenant General Niu has requested the Sri Lankan Commander to send maximum numbers of officers to China for training courses in anti-terrorism, anti-high jacking and disaster management spheres.

Lieutenant General Ratnayake in response has invited Chinese officers to join different training courses, conducted in Army training centers in Sri Lanka as many of those courses are on par with international standards.

The high ranking Chinese officer has responded positively and assured dispatch of Chinese officers for future training programs.

During their stay in Sri Lanka, the delegation is expected to call on Chief of Defense Staff and visit Commando Regiment Headquarters at Ganemulla.

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