The Japan Sri Lanka Friendship Association presented Two Fire Vehicles to the SLAF at a ceremony held at AFHQ on 05th April 2018. A visiting delegation ceremonially handed over the documents pertaining to the vehicles to the Chief of Staff of SLAF Air Vice Marshal Sumangala Dias during the ceremony.
In addition, the delegation handed over 300 pairs of Spectacles, and 100 Pencil Boxes to the SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit, continuing their cooperation with the SLAF built up through the years.
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.
The delegation was led by Mrs. Eranga Thilakaratne. Members of the Air Force Board of Management, Officers and others ranks witnessed the event.