Apr 16, Colombo: A 21 - member delegation from the National Defense University (NDU) of Pakistan, led by Major General Fiaz Hussain Shah is currently visiting Sri Lanka on a foreign study tour from April 15 to 19, 2018.
The delegation comprises of senior officers from Pakistan's Armed Forces, Civil Services and Officers from Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and China, who are undergoing National Security and War Course at NDU.
The delegation visited the High Commission of Pakistan for an interactive session on 16th April 2018. The High Commissioner of Pakistan, Major General (R) Dr. Shahid Ahmad Hashmat briefed the delegates about the overall bilateral relations between Pakistan-Sri Lanka and the role of the High Commission.
During their foreign study visit, the delegates will be meeting with a number of prominent personalities from Sri Lankan Armed Forces and civil Institutions including Chief of Defense Staff, Commanders of Sri Lankan Army, Air Force and Navy. The delegates will also be visiting Galle and Trincomalee.
The National Defense University is the premier institution of Pakistan, catering for the needs of senior leadership from various segments of the society, both domestic and international, in comprehending security issues and policy/strategy formulation, and act as a national think tank. The NDU is a center of excellence in academic and research pursuits in diversified disciplines providing well thought out inputs on national security at strategic level.