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
Washington DC

12 September 2003


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