(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Under the auspices of Pakistan High Commission, a ceremony was held to award the Centenary Medal to 37 Sri Lankan military officers who had graduated from Command & Staff College, Quetta, at Maroon Hall, Defence Services Command & Staff College, Batalanda (Colombo) on 22nd July, 2020.
High Commissioner of Pakistan, Maj. Gen. (Retd) Muhammad Saad Khattak, pinned the venerated medal to the graduate officers, which included the Hon. 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, 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 mutual cooperation.
The esteemed ceremony was well-attended by senior armed forces officials of Sri Lanka and relevant diplomatic community.