Army hosts academic visit of Sri Lanka forces

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    FORT BONIFACIO, Metro Manila – The Philippine Army hosts the academic visit of the Defense Services Command and Staff College of Sri Lanka here today, September 4.
    The activity aims to foster bilateral training and military diplomacy through the exchange of command experiences, knowledge, and strategies of both forces in defeating insurgencies in their respective countries.
    Army Chief of Staff Maj. Gen. Jesus B. Sarsagat lead the forum that tackled Disaster Response Training, Development of Cyber Security Operations, Civil-Military Operations, Counter-terrorism strategies as well as the importance of Army, Navy, and Air Force cooperation in addressing internal and external threats.
    Group Captain Varuna Thushara Sampath Sirimanne and the other delegates also emphasized the vital role of the government and its leaders not just in responding to threats but also in winning populace support especially during their experience in the Sri Lankan Civil War that ended in 2009.
    “The foreign academic travel is an appropriate opportunity for our defense forces to exchange ideas and information and build on our common aspirations and concerns to strengthen and friendship, as individuals, as institutions, and as nations. Our transformation journey has taught us to put a premium and expertise that we learn from our allies and counterparts in the defense establishments,” said Sarsagat.#

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