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Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 06.06 GMT

India continues to train SL military personnel


India said Monday it will continue to provide defense training to the Sri Lankan military personnel as a part of India's short- and long-term training programs to military personnel from Sri Lanka and other neighboring countries.

India's Defence Minister A.K. Antony in a written statement to the Lok Sabha has said that training exchanges are conducted between Armed Forces personnel of India and various neighbouring countries including Sri Lanka.

"Short-term and long-term training programmes, in technical and non-technical streams are conducted for Armed Forces personnel of foreign countries including Sri Lanka in different States of the country, where defence educational and training establishments are located, depending on the training requirements," Defence Minister has said.





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