The Defence Adviser to the High Commission of India, Captain (IN) Vikas Sood called on COMEAST SLN, GOC 22 Division SLA, Commandant SLAF academy, China Bay and Area Commander SFHQ (East) on 16,17 and 20 Oct 20 respectively. Matters of Bilateral Defence Cooperation and support to strengthen defence relationship between two countries were discussed during these meetings.
Towards ensuring a closer People to People contact initiative by the High Commission of India the Defence Adviser visited the Sivananda Thapovanam, Trincomalee which runs an orphanage for about 50 children. Donation in kind was made and areas of support was discussed. The visit was undertaken whilst maintaining strict COVID-19 guidelines and social distancing norms.