Secretary leads local delegation to UN Peace Keeping Defence
Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Mr. Kapila
Waidyaratne PC was in Canada leading the local delegation to the UN
Peace Keeping Defence Ministerial Conference 2017 in Vancouver, Canada,
recently. The two day Conference commenced on Tuesday (14th November).
More than 550 delegates from 79 countries and five
international organizations attended the two day Conference this year.
The second day of the conference included four
sessions under 'Smart pledges', 'Innovation in Training and Capacity
Building', 'Protecting Those at Risk' and 'Early Warning and Rapid
Representing Sri Lanka, Secretary Waidyaratne made the
Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau made the first 'Smart
Pledge' of the day.