Pakistan Army Chief reached in Sri Lanka.
General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff arrived in the island a short while ago and was received by Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya at the Bandaranaike International Airport.
The Pakistani Army Chief is on a three day visit on the invitation of his Sri Lankan counterpart. General Kayani is accompanied by Mrs Begum Zahida Kayani and a few senior officers.
He is scheduled to call on President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Prime Minister D.M Jayaratne, Secretary Defence Gotabaya Rajapaksa, High Commissioner of Pakistan, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of Sri Lanka Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Roshan Goonetileke, and Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral D.W.A.S. Dissanayake during his stay in Sri Lanka. (SD)