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Navy- Australia in talks on tackling human smuggling

16 February 2018 - 194   - 0

A high level discussion between Dr. Geoffrey Shaw, Ambassador for People Smuggling and Human Trafficking for Australia and Chief of Staff of the Navy, Rear Admiral Neil Rosayro was held at the Naval Headquarters in Colombo on Wednesday, Navy said. 

During the discussion, they exchanged views on issues pertinent to people smuggling, drug trafficking, illegal fishing practices and discussed collaborative measures to address these transnational crimes.

The occasion was also attended by Director General Operations, Rear Admiral Piyal De Silva, Director General Coast Guard, Rear Admiral Samantha Wimalathunga, Director Naval Intelligence, Captain Sanjeewa Premarathna, Defence Attaché of the Australian High Commission in Sri Lanka, Group Captain Sean Unwin and several officials from Australia.

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