The Australian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, His Excellency Bryce Hutchesson met the Deputy Commander North Central Naval Area, Commodore Priyantha Perera at the North Central Naval Command Headquarters today (28 September).
The cordial meeting took place on the sidelines of the Australian High Commissioner’s visit to Mannar. He was warmly welcomed by the DAC on arrival according a token guard. They also held discussions on matters related to illegal migration and the measures implemented by the NCNA to curb human smuggling.
The Australian High Commissioner was accompanied by his secretary, Mr. Michael Newman and they also took the opportunity to view the old railway line that lies inside the Talaimannar naval base and the iconic lighthouse of Mannar. Mementoes were also exchanged to mark the special visit.