20th January 2016 22:01:56 Hours
India-Sri Lanka Army to Army Staff Talks (AAST) which has been organized for the fifth consecutive time, began in New Delhi Wednesday (20) with the objective of further enhancing the existing defence cooperation between the two armies.
The discussions will continue until Friday (22).
The Sri Lankan military delegation, attending the AAST left on Tuesday (19) and is headed by Major General N.U.M.M.W. Senanayake, Military Secretary, Army Headquarters.
Major General N.J. Walgama, Commander, Security Force Headquarters-East, Brigadier R.W.W.A.D.B. Rajaguru, Commandant, Sri Lanka Military Academy, Brigadier K.P.A. Jayasekara, Director Training, Brigadier Ralph Nugera, Commandant, Officer Career Development Centre, Brigadier S.S. Waduge, Additional Military Secretary, Army Headquarters and Colonel S.A. Kulathunga, Colonel Military Secretary, Army Headquarters are the members of the Sri Lanka delegation.
The Indian military delegation is comprised of Lieutenant General A.L. Chavan, Director General Military Training and Lieutenant General Amarjeet Singh, Military Secretary.