Sri Lanka to host international maritime conference ‘Galle Dialogue’ on October 21-22

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The tenth annual International Maritime Conference ‘Galle Dialogue 2019’ organized by the Sri Lanka Navy under the auspices of the Ministry of Defense is scheduled to be held in Colombo on 21st and 22nd October 2019.

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena as the chief guest will inaugurate the two-day maritime conference next Monday at the Galle Face Hotel, Colombo.

This year, the conference under the theme “Refining mindset to address transnational maritime threats: A review of the decade” will bring together maritime partners from 55 countries, 10 international organizations and 03 defense industries.

According to the organizers, the purpose of this conference is to provide a common platform for stake holders of national and international repute to discuss and deliberate maritime related issues, specifically enhance the cooperation of maritime security and sharing of knowledge and information.

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