Friday, 24th September 2021

‘Galle Dialogue’ international maritime conference begins

Colombo, Oct 21 (BAN/ AD): ‘Galle Dialogue 2019’ 10th annual International Maritime Conference begins today which is organized by the Navy under the auspices of the Ministry of Defense. The event started Monday in Colombo and is attended by representatives from 55 countries.

The conference will be held for 2 days at the Galle Face Hotel in Colombo, under the theme ‘Refining Mindset to Address Transnational Maritime Threats. Representatives from 55 countries, 12 international organizations and three Defense Industries will be attending.

The event will focus on addressing the future with revised mind-set to meet the maritime threats based on the experiences of last 10 years from all stakeholders. This year’s conference which is expected to draw a host of defense chiefs in the maritime fraternity following the Easter Sunday Attacks on 21st April. The event will also promote tourism in Sri Lanka.

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