Sri Lanka-Philippines Defence Cooperation Strengthened

Nineteen (19) member Sri Lanka delegation from the Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC) visited Philippines for an Overseas Study Tour from 02nd to 12th August 2016.

The Overseas Study Tour (OST) to the Philippines has been an Annual programme of the DSCSC, Sri Lanka, since 2014. The OST 2016 has been the largest military delegations visiting the Philippines in military history of Sri Lanka. The OST programme to the Philippines will benefit both the faculty members and students of DSCSC to gain first-hand knowledge of the functions of various military and civil establishments in the Philippines.

Sri Lanka Embassy in Manila in coordination with the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) organized the study visit.

 

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Photo shows Sri Lanka Defence Delegation with Hon. Millicent Cruz-Paredes, Assistant Secretary, Office of Asia and Pacific Affairs, Department of Foreign Affairs, Republic of the Philippines on 4th August 2016

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Photo shows Sri Lanka Defence Delegation with the Embassy Officials on 4th August 2016