US - SL Navy Staff Talks held
[May 18 2017]
The second Staff Talks between US and Sri Lanka Navy (SLN)
officials were held at the Navy headquarters in Colombo on 16th and 17th
May (2017). According to Navy media sources, discussions were held
between senior officers of SLN and US 7th Fleet.
The SLN delegation was led by Director General
Operations, Rear Admiral Piyal De Silva while the US delegation was led
by Captain Brian Anderson of the US 7th Fleet. During discussions, the
importance of similar dialogue for furthering mutual cooperation between
the two navies was highlighted. Captain Brian Anderson expressed
contentment over the range of matters including bilateral cooperation,
training and ports of call made over the past years.