Indian Navy chief holds talks with SL Navy Commander

Rebecca Pavey | Published: 7:09 AM Oct 26 2021
Local Indian Navy chief holds talks with SL Navy Commander

The Flag Officer Commanding- in–Chief of the Indian Navy's Southern Naval Command , Vice Admiral Anil Kumar Chawla met with Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Navy Headquarters in Colombo yesterday (25).

Chawla arrived on Sunday (24) on a four-day official visit, coinciding with the arrival of six training ships of the First Training Squadron of the Indian Navy for a bilateral exercise.

During the cordial meeting that ensued, the two discussed several matters important to the navies of both countries, reminiscing the long-standing relationship between India and Sri Lanka. 

The cordial discussion drew to a close with an exchange of mementoes to mark goodwill and camaraderie.

During his stay, Chawla is expected to meet the Foreign Secretary, Commander of the Air Force, Commanders of Eastern and Southern Naval Areas as well. 

Further, he is due to attend several programmes at the National Defence College and Naval and Maritime Academy, Trincomalee prior to his departure on Thursday (28).

Rebecca Pavey | Published: 7:09 AM Oct 26 2021

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