A group of officers from Pakistan Navy War College visited Sri Lanka as part of their Foreign Study Tour Programme. The delegation led by Commodore Sajid Mahmood, comprised of officers from Pakistan Armed Forces and four allied officers from Nigeria, China and Turkey.
During their stay in Sri Lanka, the delegation called on Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal WDRMJ Goonetileke, Commander of Sri Lanka Navy Vice Admiral Jayanath Collombage, High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka Maj Gen (Retd) Qasim Qureshi.
The visiting delegation also visited Trincomalee and Sigiriya besides visiting various Naval establishments and harbour. Sri Lanka and Pakistan have close, cordial and mutually supportive relations especially in the field of defence.
The relationship between Pakistan and Sri Lanka is based on mutual trust and commonality of interest in maintaining regional peace, security and stability.