Written by Zulfick Farzan
04 Nov, 2021 | 9:26 am
COLOMBO (News 1st); Two Indian Air Force (IAF) heavy-lift aircraft arrived in early Thursday (4) morning with a consignment of Nano Nitrogen fertilizer on the request of the Government of Sri Lanka.
The two IAF C-17 Globemaster aircraft arrived at Bandaranaike International Airport with 100,000 Kg of Nano Nitrogen.
The deployment was essential to support the Government of Sri Lanka’s initiative towards Organic farming and to expedite the availability of Nano Nitrogen Fertiliser to the Sri Lankan farmers.
The C17 Aircraft operations were coordinated in close liaison with Sri Lanka Air Force.
The quick deployment of IAF aircraft and expeditious disembarkation overnight was indicative of close coordination between the two services.
The aircraft crews were received by AVM Prasanna Payoe, Chief of Staff (COS) Sri Lanka Air Force. COS thanked the IAF for their prompt response and continued support in essential matters.
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