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Indian Defence Advisor calls on Defence Secretary

Indian Defence Advisor in Sri Lanka Capt. Vikas Sood in discussion with Defence Secretary Maj. Gen. (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne.
Indian Defence Advisor in Sri Lanka Capt. Vikas Sood in discussion with Defence Secretary Maj. Gen. (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne.

Indian Defence Advisor in Sri Lanka Capt. Vikas Sood met Defence Secretary Maj. Gen. (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne at the Ministry on Friday.

Highlighting the long existed bilateral ties between two countries, Capt. Vikas praised the ‘Operations Sagar Araksha’ for successfully dousing the recent fire onboard MT New Diamond.

The Defence Secretary said he is grateful to the Indian Government for successfully conducting the operation and also paid his concerns into the significance of maritime cooperation and the effectiveness of interoperability between the two countries.

Maj. Gen. Gunaratne commended the supportive measures extended for this Naval operation to protect marine resources, livelihood, tourism and fisheries.

Capt. Vikas discussed introducing India’s Jaipur artificial foot production to Sri Lanka to uplift the livelihood of differently-abled persons. The high officials had cordial discussions on matters of mutual relevance during the session.