Newly appointed Defence Advisor of Pakistan calls on CDS
The Defence Advisor appointed recently at the Pakistan High Commission in Colombo, Colonel Muhammad Farooq paid a customary call on Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Shavendra Silva the at his office recently.
General Shavendra Silva warmly welcomed and wished him success in his new appointment.
The CDS reminded Colonel Farooq of the long-standing bilateral relations between the two nations. Further, he thanked Pakistan for the continued support and cooperation extended to the Sri Lankan Defence Forces over the years, particularly the tailor-made courses offered in the 1980s for the capacity building of the officer cadre of the Sri Lanka Army.
General Shavendra Silva reminded Colonel Farooq of the responsibilities of a Defence Advisor and encouraged him to further strengthen the defence relations with Sir Lanka. The CDS assured the highest cooperation from the Sri Lankan Armed Forces to discharge his duties in his new appointment for the betterment of the defence forces of both countries.
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