SL and Switzerland to enhance military to military cooperation further

  • Swiss Defence Attaché meets Defence Secretary

The Defence Attaché of the Swiss Embassy Colonel Francois Garraux paid a courtesy call on the Defence Secretary General Kamal Gunaratne at the Defence Headquarters Complex in Sri Jayawardenepura, Kotte today (Jun 09).

Following a warm reception, the Sri Lankan Defence Secretary held a cordial discussion with the Swiss Defence Attaché.

Enhancing of military to military cooperation and training opportunities for Sri Lankan military was among the topics discussed during the meeting.

Further, measures taken by Sri Lankan law enforcing agencies to thwart the influx of illegal drugs into the island was also explained by the Defence Secretary.

During the exchange of views, the longstanding relations between the two countries were recalled.  

Military Liaisons Officer of the Defence Ministry Brigadier Dammika Welagedara was also present at the meeting.