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Defence Secretary strengthens defence cooperation with South Africa

November 10, 2023

South African High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, His Excellency Sandile Edwin Schalk met Defence Secretary General Kamal Gunaratne at the Defence Headquarters Complex, Sri Jayewardenepura, Kotte today (Nov 10).

Gen. Gunaratne warmly received the South African envoy and had a discussion on the implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the defence cooperation between Sri Lanka and South Africa.

The MOU will enhance the relationship between the two countries by fostering mutual trust promoting stability and strengthening strategic ties.

Military Liaison Officer Major General Dhammika Welagedara and Senior Assistant Secretary of the Ministry of Defence Mr. Harsha Withanarachchi were also present at the occasion.