Friday, May 29, 2009

Army to be modernized


Army Commander General Sarath Fonseka

The Sri Lanka Army will be strengthened and modernized to meet any internal or external threat to the country despite the Sri Lankan military’s victory against the LTTE, Army Commander General Sarath Fonseka told the media yesterday.

Addressing the media at the Army Headquarters soon after the ‘Victory Parade’ to mark the Sri Lanka Army’s victory against the LTTE at the Army Headquarters ground, the Army Commander said attention would be more focused on external threat to the country when planning, restructuring and modernization of the Sri Lanka Army. Considering the events that unfolded within the last few years indicates that the country’s national security is facing external threats also,”the Commander said. Full text Share on Facebook

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