Ambassador–designate Kapila Jayaweera visited the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon and met Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Aroldo LAZARO on 07 March 2023.
At the meeting Jayaweera briefed the Force Commander on the evolution of the defense policy of Sri Lanka since its Independence, role of security forces in defense and civil engagements in Sri Lanka. Major General Aroldo LAZARO briefed the role of UNIFIL, and admired the role and professionalism of the Sri Lankan contingent attached to the UNIFIL for several years.
Ambassador–designate Jayaweera inspected the Sri Lanka contingent and highlighted at the gathering the importance of engagements of Sri Lanka security forces in UN peace keeping.
Embassy of Sri Lanka
10 March 2023