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Indian Defence Secretary Pradeep Kumar arrived in the island early this morning with a seven member delegation to hold bi-lateral talks with Lankan officials, according to the Media Centre for National Security.

“He arrived early this morning and will be here for three days holding talks with various officials related to the fields of Defence,” Director General of the Media Centre for National Security Lakshman Hullugalle told the Daily Mirror.

A Defence dialog between the two countries is also to take place during Kumar’s visit.
The dialog is expected to improve relations and cooperation pertaining to Defence between the two countries. The establishment of what is to be an annual dialog was discussed during a meeting between Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa in June, this year.

As a result of the meeting a programme has been launched to improve Defence relations to benefit both countries. (D.S)

  Comments - 12

  • Double Edge Monday, 27 December 2010 09:38 AM

    Did you bring those shoulder rocket launchers with you?.

    kalakanniya Monday, 27 December 2010 09:52 AM

    our defence secretary must be leaving somewhere tommrw,

    when pakistan president was here our president left uk

    pbj Monday, 27 December 2010 10:00 AM

    what else they wish to take from us.

    lankaman Monday, 27 December 2010 10:06 AM

    our "ahas kooru" has more bang those indian pappadam

    NADARAJAH SETHURUPAN Monday, 27 December 2010 10:51 AM

    No more ISI in Srilanka.

    eddy Monday, 27 December 2010 02:29 PM

    Looks like now the chase is the Transnational grpup.Together we will wipe them again.

    Somitha Monday, 27 December 2010 03:16 PM

    Gotabaya might be intimidated by his visit. A Indian professional Defence Secretary as against a non professional, incompetent Sri Lankan defence secretary.

    anura Monday, 27 December 2010 04:25 PM


    VEL Monday, 27 December 2010 06:40 PM

    Indian Second person has been in Srilanka. Why they are visited in Srilanka.Every individual srilankan should be thinking about the intervine of other countries.Srilanka is not the place for others rabbish things.

    raj Monday, 27 December 2010 09:43 PM

    india is a country that allows cast based discrimination without any punishment. Does India think that collaborating with Sri Lanka can help to foot into Sri Lanka to get economical benefits? If that so, India is simply dreaming. India should remember that China is not a foolish and much more modernized than India though China's human right violation are worse than India and not worse than Sri Lanka.

    Faqi Tuesday, 28 December 2010 07:15 AM

    Yes only RAW

    xlntgson Tuesday, 28 December 2010 10:42 AM

    @lankaman, if given free, even papadam is better, eh?

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