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* Nigerian military delegation in Sri Lanka to learn about welfare systems in Tri Services
Tue, Sep 2, 2014, 10:20 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Sept 02, Colombo: An eleven-member delegation from the Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre (NAFRC) has arrived in Sri Lanka on a study tour to learn about the welfare systems in the country's armed forces.

The delegation, headed by Air Vice Marshal M.R Morgan of the Nigerian Air Force Tuesday (02) called on the Army Commander, Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake at Army Headquarters.

The Nigerian delegation was interested in learning about the Sri Lankan Army welfare model and how it functions for the best interests of the soldiers, the army said in a statement.

The delegation included officials from Nigerian Ministry of Defense, Nigerian Defense Headquarters, Nigerian Army and a few other representatives.

During their four-day stay in Sri Lanka, the delegation is expected to call at the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development, Navy Headquarters and Air Force Headquarters where they will receive extensive knowledge on respective welfare systems in detail.

Adjutant General Major General Mahinda Hathurusinghe, Military Secretary Major General Amal Karunasekara, and a few senior officers were present at today's meeting with the Nigerian delegation.

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