Senior officers of JMSDF ship SAMIDARE (DD-106) call on Commander of the Navy

The Commander, 01st Surface Group and Flag Officer of Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) SAMIDARE (DD-106), Rear Admiral NISHIYAMA Takahiro and Commanding Officer of SAMIDARE (DD-106), Commander OKUMURA Kenji called on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera at the Navy Headquarters today (21st July 2023). SAMIDARE (DD-106) arrived in Sri Lanka on 20th July with a view to strengthening cooperation with partner navies in the Indo-Pacific region.

During the ensuing discussion, they exchanged views on several matters of bilateral importance and the cordial discussion culminated with an exchange of mementoes, signifying the importance of this occasion.

Meanwhile, Rear Admiral NISHIYAMA Takahiro and Commander OKUMURA Kenji also met with Commander Western Naval Area, Rear Admiral Suresh De Silva at the Western Naval Command Headquarters today.