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The Indian Air Force Commander, Air Chief Marshal P.V. Naik arrived in Sri Lanka a short while ago and was received by Sri Lankan Air Force Chief, Air Chief Marshal Roshan Goonetileke at the Bandaranaike International Airport.

An Indian delegation accompanying the Indian Air Chief also arrived in the island this afternoon. It comprised of Air Coordinator, Air Commodore Vivek Ram Chandhari, Squadron Leader Sangeeth Kathait (ADC) and spouse of the Indian Air Chief, Madam Madhubala Naik.
 
The Indian Air Chief is expected to call on the Head of State, the Minister of External Affairs,   the Defence Secretary, and Commanders of the tri forces. He is also scheduled to visit the Flying Squadrons of the Sri Lanka Air Force.
 
Air Chief Marshal Naik was commissioned to the Indian Air Force on 21 June, 1969 and is a qualified and vastly experienced flying instructor and a fighter combatant leader. 

(Daily Mirror online)


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  • Thas Sunday, 16 January 2011 09:14 AM

    If you are there for a job, do it properly. Don't return with handful of gifts and forget the reason of your visit.

    gka Monday, 17 January 2011 10:38 AM

    China's vice minister of defence was in Sri Lanka few months ago....he looked to be more powerful than the military chiefs!

    lankaman Sunday, 16 January 2011 11:27 AM

    another indian ego boosting visit

    pasha Monday, 17 January 2011 04:25 AM

    why does he come with his family? is it a holiday trip?

    Riyazi-Dorking Sunday, 16 January 2011 01:17 PM

    This looks like a trend now ! After a Pakistani militatry officer followed by an Indian and after an Indian it`s a Pakistani !! They keep on coming noh........!!!

    kolla Sunday, 16 January 2011 02:26 PM

    Is there a competition between pakistan and Indian military heads to travel Sri lanka?

    Saradial Monday, 17 January 2011 07:42 AM

    When chines military chief will come?

    Ari Sunday, 16 January 2011 06:00 PM

    These visits do serve a purpose in the matter of promoting relations between the two countries.


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