Bridges of Friendship – Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva, Commander Sri Lanka Navy Visits Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala
Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva, Commander Sri Lanka Navy visited Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala from 30 to 31 March 2019.
The Flag Officer called on Vice Admiral RB Pandit, AVSM, Commandant, INA. The Commander Sri Lanka Navy was acquainted with the training philosophy, academic facilities, and infrastructure at INA. He interacted with Sri Lanka Navy Cadets over high tea and also witnessed the Inter Squadron Football Championship, Finals.
Earlier, a delegation of Sri Lanka Navy Officers had visited INA in January 2019. These visits aim to reinforce the bridges of friendship between the two Navies and to consolidate and enhance bilateral defence relations between India and Sri Lanka. The Commander, Sri Lanka Navy departed for Mumbai on 31 March 2019 on completion of the visit.