06th October 2021 22:55:58 Hours
The Defence attaché of the Embassy of Israel based in New Delhi, affiliated to Sri Lanka, Colonel Assaf Mahler on Tuesday (5) paid a courtesy call on General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army and Head of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID -19 Outbreak at the Army Headquarters.
During the interactions, the Israeli Defence attaché shared thoughts about bilateral cooperation and the understanding between both nations for so many years. He also spoke positively about the Army’s ongoing support for eradication of COVID-19 pandemic from Sri Lanka. The meeting also highlighted the importance of further enhancement of close cooperation and exchange of technical expertise between both military organizations.
General Shavendra Silva thanking the visiting Defence attache’s to arrive in Sri Lanka for the first time wished him good luck. The brief but cordial meeting culminated with exchange of mementos.