CAS Calls on Civil-Military Leadership in Sri Lanka

Reiterates Sustained Cooperation in the Field of Aviation
Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Pakistan Air Force Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan called on the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa on February 7, 2020 during an official visit to the country. The Sri Lankan Prime Minister acknowledged Pakistan’s unwavering support to Sri Lanka in its time of need. He also underscored the need of learning from each other’s experience. CAS gave reassurance of sustained support and cooperation in the fields of technical training and professional expertise. He also reiterated to further enhance the existing friendly relations between both the countries in general and the air forces in particular. 

Earlier in the day, CAS visited Sri Lanka Air Force Headquarters where a smartly turned out contingent of Sri Lanka Air Force presented him the guard of honour. He called on Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force Air Marshal Sumangala Dias. Bilateral matters pertaining to mutual professional interest came under discussion during the meeting. The CAS offered to provide training assistance and cooperation in various aviation related fields to his counterpart. The Sri Lankan Air Chief thanked Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan for the sincere offer of cooperation and agreed to explore new avenues to enhance bilateral professional cooperation.


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