Army Commander in Russia for talks with Russian Land Forces Chief

Army Commander in Russia for talks with Russian Land Forces Chief

Army Commander in Russia for talks with Russian Land Forces Chief

Written by Zulfick Farzan

25 Oct, 2021 | 10:24 am

COLOMBO (News 1st); General Shavendra Silva, Sri Lanka’s Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army at the invitation of the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Land Forces, General of the Army, Oleg Salyukov of the Russian Ministry of Defence is in Moscow on an eight day-long goodwill visit.

Russian Defence Ministry officials, Minister Counsellors and Senior Russian Military Officers on Saturday (23) extended a warm welcome to the Sri Lankan military leader on arrival in Moscow by distinctively exhibiting the sound bilateral military cooperation that prevails between the Sri Lanka Army and its Russian counterparts, said the Sri Lanka Army.

During General Shavendra Silva’s stay in the Russian Federation, he is scheduled to lay wreaths at the monument of the ‘Unknown Soldier’ and hold negotiations with his host, Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Land Forces, General of the Army, Oleg Salyukov.

He would also visit the Armoury Museum of the Moscow Kremlin, Moscow Higher Combined Arms Command School and meet with its Commandant, Major General Roman Binyukov, Division Commander of the 4th Guards Tank Division in Naro-Fominsk and the Commandant at Mikhailovskaya Military Artillery Academy before he was accompanied to several other places of military and tourist importance.

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