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Defence Ministry Delegation calls on Russian Deputy Defence Minister

Defence Secretary General (Rtd.) Kamal Gunaratne exchanging mementos with Defence Deputy Minister of the Russian Federation Colonel General Alexander Fomin.
Defence Secretary General (Rtd.) Kamal Gunaratne exchanging mementos with Defence Deputy Minister of the Russian Federation Colonel General Alexander Fomin.

The delegation from the Defence Ministry headed by Defence Secretary General (Rtd.) Kamal Gunaratne after their visit to the International Military-Technical Forum “Army-2021” and the International Army Games-2021, met the Defence Deputy Minister of the Russian Federation Colonel General Alexander Fomin at the Main Directorate for International Military Cooperation in Moscow.

The parties discussed the ongoing progress of cooperation between Sri Lanka and Russia in the military and military-technical spheres, focusing on the matters related to military training, participation in international military exercises and events held on the territories of both countries, exchange of experience, and promoting cooperation and closer ties between Russian and Sri Lankan defence education establishments.

Defence Secretary Gunaratne thanked the Russian Defence Ministry for extending the invitation for him and his delegation to attend the Forum “Army-2021” and International Army Games-2021.

He acknowledged the high standards of the Forum, exhibition of Russian weapons and armaments and also the friendly atmosphere at the Games. He assured participation of more personnel and in more events next year.

The meeting was held in a very friendly atmosphere and strengthened the friendship between the militaries of both countries.

The parties also exchanged traditional mementos and gifts.


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