The Turkey’s Government has expressed its willingness to strengthen cooperation in the defence sector with Sri Lanka.
The assurnace was given by the Minister of National Defence of Turkey Hulusi Akar when Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Turkey M. Rizvi Hassen called on him recently in Ankara.
"The meeting was constructive and focused further enhancing defence cooperation between Sri Lanka and Turkey," a statement issued by the Eambassy said.
The Minister shared with the Ambassador the developments of the Turkish defence manufacturing industry and Turkey’s success in counter terrorism operations against listed terror outfits.
The Minister further briefed the Ambassador with regard to the high level military delegation exchanges and arrangements for 15th International Defense Industry Fair 2021 (IDEF) which is to be held in Istanbul.