China to provide military assistance to Sri Lanka

17 October 2011 (Last Updated October 17th, 2011 04:35)

The Chinese Army has assured Sri Lankan Army military assistance in several areas of professional training, including military exercises.

The Chinese Army has assured Sri Lankan Army military assistance in several areas of professional training, including military exercises.

A delegation of China's People's Liberation Army has also offered to provide more than 100 de-mining kits to the Sri Lankan Army.

The Chinese assistance also includes training opportunities for Sri Lankan trainee officers in military academies in China in order to receive wider exposure in the battle against terrorism.

The infrastructure facilities at the Sri Lanka Military Academy will also be upgraded using the advanced technology available in China.