Local News Update: The Iranian Ambassador to Sri Lanka Mohammad Zaeri Amirani called for improved bilateral cooperation and friendship between Iran and Sri Lanka.
Ambassador Amirani made these comments when he made a call on the Defence Secretary Maj. Gen. (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne at his office, yesterday(02 January).
During the cordial discussion the Ambassador Amirani praised the government’s commitment in handling the Police and the Armed Forces to maintain peace in the country.
He also briefed the Defence Secretary on the present political situation in his country and informed about training opportunities that could be offered to Sri Lankan Police and Armed Forces personnel in Iran.
While thanking the Iranian Ambassadors’ gesture of goodwill Maj.Gen. Gunaratne said that he was looking forward to improving bilateral relations with Iran.
Signifying the occasion, the Defence Secretary and the Iranian Ambassador exchanged mementos.