Army Commander in Moscow

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Oct 26 2021
News Army Commander in Moscow

Sri Lanka Army (SLA) Commander General Shavendra Silva on Saturday (23 October) embarked on an eight-day official visit to Russia on the invitation of Russian Army Commander styled as Commanderin-Chief of the Russian Land Forces General Oleg Salyukov, SLA said. Russian Defence Ministry, officials, minister counsellors and senior Russian military officers welcomed Silva on his arrival at Moscow on Saturday, SLA further said. 

During Silva's stay in Russia, he is scheduled to have talks with Salyukov, Moscow Higher Combined Arms Command School Commandant Major General Roman Binyukov, Division Commander of the 4th Guards Tank Division in Naro-Fominsk and the Commandant at Mikhailovskaya Military Artillery Academy, it said. He is also scheduled to visit the Armoury Museum at the Kremlin, Moscow, several other places of military and tourist importance and lay wreaths at the monument of the 'Unknown Soldier.' 

(PA)

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Oct 26 2021

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