President inaugurates National Defence Academy

President inaugurates National Defence Academy

President inaugurates National Defence Academy

Written by Amani Nilar

11 Nov, 2021 | 8:13 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); The establishment of a National Defense College fulfills a big need as well as gives facilities to obtain strategic education, says President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

He made these remarks at the inauguration of the National Defense Academy this morning (11), which is constructed in the Mumtaz Mahal, the former official residence of the Speaker of the Parliament.

Pointing out that Sri Lanka did not have any facilities to obtain strategic education, the President stated that this academy will attract senior military officers who can add an international perspective to the academy.

The President also emphasized that possessing knowledge of strategy is important when one is in Sri Lanka, and added that it poses multiple opportunities and challenges.

Moreover, the President also stated that all senior military officers must be aware of strategic conditions and considerations of Sri Lanka, as well as Government policies and strategies regarding defence.

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