Defence Advisors of 7 Nations visit Wanni battlefronts
Defence Advisors/Attaches of 7 nations visited
battlefronts in Wanni on Monday (Dec 15). In one-day visit organized
by the Ministry of Defence, Sri Lanka, Defence Attaches
of the United
Kingdom, the United States, Japan, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and
Maldives visited Security Forces Headquarters Wanni, Army 57 Division
and 59 Division Headquarters.
The commanders of respective areas briefed the
security situation to the visitors. They were also enlightened on the
purpose of the on going counter terrorist offensives.
During the visit, the Defence Attaches met IDPs and
surrendered LTTE cadres and observed welfare measures taken by the
government. Also, the visitors had the first-hand information how
certain Aid Organizations and NGO's had misused vital humanitarian aid
sent from foreign countries before the areas were liberated.