5th annual South Asian Civil Affairs Seminar commences
5th annual Advanced South Asia's Regional Civil Affairs Seminar - 2017
commenced at the Hotel Taj Samudra in Colombo on Tuesday (08th August).
According to Army media, the ten day seminar is being organized jointly
by the Army Directorate of Psychological Operations and the US Embassy
in Sri Lanka.
The seminar is held with a view to provide a broader
exposure on civil relations to tri-service military personnel in the
South Asian region. Participants from Bangladesh, Cambodia, India,
Indonesia, Mongolia, Nepal, Philippines, Maldives and Sri Lanka are
attending the seminar. The seminar will see sessions being conducted
under topics such as International Humanitarian Law, Human Rights,
Conflict Resolution, Civil-Media Relations etc.
The inaugural session was held under the patronage of
the US Ambassador, HE Mr. Athul Keshap. Director of the Army Directorate
of Psychological Operations, Brigadier Mangala Wijesundara was also
present at the occasion.
The seminar will conclude on the 18th (Friday,