To enhance bilateral maritime relations, Chief of Naval Staff
Admiral Sunil Lanba, on Sunday embarked on a five-day visit to Sri Lanka.
During his visit, Lanba will hold bilateral discussions with Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, the Chief of Defence Staff and the three Service Chiefs.
Lanba will also hold 'Galle Dialogue' at Colombo, hosted by Sri Lanka
on the issues of Maritime Security
and Cooperation between international navies.
Representatives from 39 countries and 13 international organisations are likely to participate in the event.
Lanba would also be delivering Key-Note address on 'India's perspective on the benefits of Strategic Maritime Partnerships', during the event.
He will also lay a wreath at the IPKF memorial, which has been built by Sri Lanka
to honour Indian Martyrs, during his visit.