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Sri Lankan security delegation visits Kochi

Press Trust of India  |  Kochi 

A nine-member Sri Lankan Tri-Services delegation, headed by Kapila Waidyaratne, paid a two-day visit to the here, in order to strengthen the India-bilateral ties. During their visit, the Sri Lankan delegation had discussions with Commanding-in-Chief of Southern Naval Command AR Karve on matters of mutual interest to both countries, including aspects related to training conducted by the for Sri Lankan trainees at various units of SNC, a defence release said today. The delegation also visited Water Survival Training Facility (a facility which trains the aviation crew in survival techniques in case of an aircraft crash at sea), Flight and Tactical Simulator (helicopter flight training simulator), Ship Handling Simulator and Joint Operations Centre, Kochi, the release said. India's naval cooperation with today covers a wide spectrum of activities, ranging from training to operations and includes and Capacity Augmentation, coordinated patrolling along the common maritime border, as well as port calls. The visit took place on the sidelines of the 5th India-Annual Defence Dialogue held in from January 8 to 9. The delegation departed for Colombo today.

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 18:50 IST
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