Indian military team visits Wanni in Sri Lanka

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 2, 2011 - 18:28

Colombo: An Indian Army team has undertaken a
visit to Tamil dominated Wanni region in northern Sri Lanka,
which was once a battlefront between the government forces and
the rebel LTTE during the three decades ethnic conflict, the
military said on Wednesday.

The representative delegation of the Indian Army Higher
Command Course-2011 is currently touring Sri Lanka, country`s
Army said today.

The 16-member delegation is led by Air Commodore P R
Navalkar of Indian Air Force.
The delegation during their six-day tour visited Security
Forces Headquarters, Wanni in the former LTTE region of the
northern province, School of Artillery, Commissioner General
of Rehabilitation and a number of other places of
archaeological, religious, cultural and tourist interest.

They paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army
Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya today at Army
Headquarters.

Jayasuriya and the delegation exchanged views on
bilateral matters of importance with special emphasis on
training modules, related to both military services, the Army
said. Later in the day the delegation was expected to call on
the Navy and Air Force Commanders.
PTI



First Published: Wednesday, November 2, 2011 - 18:28

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