02nd September 2022 14:53:19 Hours
The outgoing Defence Advisor at the High Commission of the Republic of Maldives to Sri Lanka, Colonel Ismail Naseer paid a farewell call on General Shavendra Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc MPhil, Chief of Defence Staff at his office on 02 September 2022.
Chief of Defence Staff expressed his gratitude to the outgoing Defence Advisor for his commitment and cordial relations had with tri services in coordinating matters related to defence and wished for his future endeavours. Meanwhile, the Chief of Defence Staff warmly welcomed the incoming Defence Advisor, Lieutenant Colonel Hassan Amir and wished him the success in his new appointment. The Chief of Defence Staff invited the Incoming Defence Advisor to explore the country during his stay in Sri Lanka whilst discharging the entrusted duties at the esteem appointment.
During the cordial meeting, the bilateral matters of military interest were exchanged and possible training opportunities between two outfits were taken up for brief discussion.
Marking the occasion and symbols of goodwill, mementoes were exchanged with the Chief of Defence Staff.