Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera,Commander of the Srilanka Navy is on an official visit to India from 26 to 30October 2014. The visiting Chief was accorded a Guard of Honour on his arrivalat the South Block. He thereafter called on the CNS, Admiral RK Dhowan and isscheduled to meet officials in the Ministry of Defence and the NationalSecurity Adviser. The visiting CNS will also travel to the Headquarters Easternand Southern Naval Commands and visit various training and operationalfacilities at Vishakhapatnam and Kochi.
Indian and Srilankan navies have been cooperating regularly to ensure maritimesecurity and good order at sea. The cooperation between the two navies covers awide spectrum of activities including training, operations, hydrography,material and logistics and also information sharing for maritime domainawareness.
The Srilankan Naval Chief’s visit shall afford an opportunity to review and furtherstrengthen navy to navy cooperation between the two Navies and also explorefurther areas for cooperation.