Nepal Army Chief calls on President Sirisena | Daily News

Nepal Army Chief calls on President Sirisena

 

Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) of Nepal, General Rajendra Chhetri, who is on a goodwill visit in Sri Laka, called on President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s official Residence in Colombo, yesterday.

At the meeting, views were exchanged on reinforcing cooperation between the two armies to enhance nation building, methods of quick responses during disastrous natural calamities and bilateral relations between the two countries in military training.

The Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) thanked the President for rendering a generous support when Nepal faced with disastrous natural calamities and highly praised the commitment made by the Sri Lanka Army and extended the gratitude of the Government of Nepal.

The President recalled the historic religious, social and cultural relationship between Nepal and Sri Lanka and pledged to further improve these ties.

President Sirisena mentioned the importance of increasing exchange of technical knowledge and training facilities between Sri Lanka and Nepal armies, and further mentions that cooperation in facing natural disasters must be extended to prevent illegal drug smuggling as well.

Mementos were also exchanged at the meeting. 


 

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