The Japan Sri Lanka Friendship Association handed over a Toyota Fire
Engine to the SLAF at a ceremony held at AFHQ on 17 April 2017. A
visiting delegation ceremonially handed over the documents pertaining to
the vehicle to the Chief of Staff of SLAF Air Vice Marshal Sumangala
Dias during the ceremony.
In Addition, the delegation handed over
scholarships, school bags and spectacles to the SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit,
continuing their cooperation with the SLAF built up by handing over
several donations previously.
A special cultural programme was
held at AFHQ in appreciation of the donation, with the objective of
making it a memorable event for the Japanese delegation.
delegation included Dr. Mrs. Thilakaratne, the leaders of the Japan Sri
Lanka Friendship Association, and Japanese well-wishers of the
Board of Management of the SLAF, Officers and others ranks also witnessed the event.