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* New Maldivian Envoy praises Sri Lanka military training facilities given to their armed forces
Fri, Mar 17, 2023, 12:33 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 16, Colombo: The newly appointed High Commissioner of the Republic of Maldives to Sri Lanka Ali Faiz commenting on the military training offered to Maldivian Defense Force by Sri Lankan military training institutes stated that Sri Lanka provides high standard and quality training for their Defense Force personnel.

During a discussion held with the Sri Lankan Defense Secretary General Kamal Gunaratne at the Defense Ministry today (March 16) High Commissioner Faiz also expressed his heartfelt appreciation for the support extended to Maldivians by Sri Lanka authorities, when they arrive in Sri Lanka for their various needs.

The visiting High Commissioner also expressed Maldives’ fullest support to Sri Lanka and in response Gen. Gunaratne recalled the long held cordial relationship between the two countries and also added that Maldives has always been a friend to Sri Lanka.

Further, matters of bilateral importance and mutual relevance were also discussed at the session.

Ensuing the meeting Gen. Gunaratne conveyed his best wishes to the newly appointed High Commissioner and pledged his fullest corporation for his future endeavors.

Deputy Military Liaison Officer Brig. Dhammika Welagedara and the Defense Attaché of the Maldivian High Commission Lt. Col. Hassan Amir were also present at the occasion.


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