A Press Conference chaired by the Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy, on the Colombo Air Symposium 2018 organized by the Sri Lanka Air Force was held today (10 October 2018) at the Air Force Headquarters Auditorium.
The Fourth installment of the Colombo Air Symposium, will focus on the theme “Air Strategy in Substantiating the Geo-Strategic Importance of Sri Lanka”. Military leaders, technical experts, global think tanks and diplomats representing all regions of the world will come together at Eagles’ Lakeside Banquet and Convention Hall, Attidiya, Colombo on 18th and 19th of October 2018 to share their knowledge and proficiency to build up a unified global airpower to address common challenges imposed by our collective future.
The Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy speaking to media personnel during a press briefing said that The Colombo Air Symposium is the prominent international event that brings together global expertise on airpower to a common platform that discusses national, regional and global issues of the future marked by common security threats both man-made and natural.
Director Training of the SLAF, Air Vice Marshal WMKSP Weerasinghe, Chairman Air Symposium and Commandant SLAF Academy China Bay, Air Commodore HSS Thuiyacontha, Director Media of SLAF, Group Captain MDAG Seneviratne, Secretary Colombo Air Symposium 2018 Squadron Leader DMS Rangodage and journalists from the electronic and print media were also present at the occasion.