SRI LANKAN SERVICE COMMANDERS ATTEND U.S. SPONSORED
Lt. Gen. L. P Balagalle RWP RSP VSV USP ndc IG Commander
of the Army recently attended the five-day long Pacific Armies
Chiefs Conference (PACC) in Seoul, South Korea from 31 August
to 4 September. This Conference on ''Regional Cooperative Approaches
to meet common Security Challenges" was attended by representatives
from 24 countries, including U.S, Australia, Japan, India, China,
Russia and Canada.
The Korean and US Armies co-hosted the event.
Air Marshal G D Perera VSV USP, Commander of the
Sri Lanka Air Force is presently in Hawaii at Headquarters Pacific
Command to attend the Pacific Air Chiefs Conference. He is due
to arrive in Washington DC on September 11th to attend the Global
Air Chiefs Conference (GACC) commencing on Monday 15th September.
He is accompanied by his wife Dr Mrs Ranjani Perera , his Aide
De Camp Squadron Leader Gajanayake and the US Defence Attaché
Lt Col Richard S. Girven. The GACC is attended by 93 Air Force
Chiefs from all over the world.
Embassy of Sri Lanka
12 September 2003