Chief of Naval Staff of Pakistan Navy meets with Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy
The Chief of Naval Staff of Pakistan Navy, Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi who is currently on an official visit to Sri Lanka, met with Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera at the Navy Headquarters today (25th February 2023).
Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi arrived at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) this morning on a four-day (04) official visit. At BIA he was warmly received by Commander Western Naval Area, Rear Admiral Suresh De Silva.
Today (25th February 2023) the Chief of Naval Staff of Pakistan Navy visited the Navy Headquarters in Colombo. Thereupon, the visiting Admiral was accorded a formal and elegant Guard of Honour by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions. Subsequently, Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera warmly welcomed the visiting naval dignitary from Pakistan and introduced him to the Board of Management.
After exchange of pleasantries, the top military brass discussed several matters important to the navies of both countries, reminiscing the long-standing relationship between Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The cordial discussion drew to a close with an exchange of mementoes to mark the goodwill and camaraderie.
Having posed for a group photograph with the Commander of the Navy and the Board of Management, Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi left his remarks in the Visitor’s Book at the office of Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy and took leave from the Navy Headquarters premises.
As part of this official visit, Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi is scheduled to call on Hon. President, Secretary of Defence, Chief of Defence Staff and meet with Commanders of the Army and Air Force. In addition, he will also visit the Eastern Naval Command and Naval and Maritime Academy in Trincomalee. Further, the Pakistan Navy Chief will also attend several programmes organised by the Sri Lanka Navy. Concluding the official visit, the Chief of Naval Staff of Pakistan Navy will leave the island on 28th February.