Gen. Shavendra Silva on goodwill visit to Russia
Sri Lanka’s Army chief, General Shavendra Silva is presently in Russia on an eight-day goodwill visit.
He is making the tour at the invitation of the commander-in-chief of the Russian Land Forces, General Oleg Salyukov.
On his arrival in Moscow on 23 October, Gen. Silva was warmly welcomed by senior Russian officials.
He is due to lay wreaths at the monument of the 'Unknown Soldier' and hold negotiations with his host Gen. Salyukov.
He will also visit the Armoury Museum of the Moscow Kremlin and the Moscow Higher Combined Arms Command School.