COLOMBO, Sri Lanka: Under the auspices of Pakistan High Commission, a Ceremony was held in Colombo on Wednesday to award the Centenary Medal to 37 Sri Lankan military officers who had graduated from the Command & Staff College in Quetta.
The Ceremony was held at Maroon Hall in Defence Services Command & Staff College, Batalanda (Colombo).
The High Commissioner of Pakistan Major General (retd) Muhammad Saad Khattak pinned the venerated medal to the graduate officers which included the Secretary Defence of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka Major General (retd) GDH Kamal Gunaratne.
On the occasion, which commemorated the completion of 100 glorious academic years of the Command & Staff College in Quetta, the High Commissioner hailed the everlasting friendly ties between Pakistan and Sri Lanka and renewed the commitment to continue working closely in all fields to boost the mutual cooperation.
The esteemed ceremony was well-attended by senior armed forces officials of Sri Lanka and relevant Diplomatic Community.