Commander of the Army pays courtesy call on Commander of the Navy
The Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne at the Naval Headquarters today (14 August 2017). The Commander of the Army was accorded a Guard of Honour upon his arrival at the Naval Headquarters. This visit also marked the first official interaction between the top military brass after the Commander of the Army assumed office as the 22nd Army Chief.
During the cordial interactions that ensued after the exchange of pleasantries, the Commander of the Navy extended his best wishes to Lieutenant General Senanayake. Their discussions focused on a range of matters of bilateral importance. The cordial courtesy meeting culminated with an exchange of mementos symbolizing long-existing goodwill and cooperation between the two organizations. The Director Generals of the Navy and a host of senior naval officers were also present on the occasion.