The second Staff talks between US and Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) officials were held at the Sri Lankan Navy headquarters in Colombo on 16th and 17th May.
According to Sri Lankan Navy media sources, discussions were held between senior officers of SLN and US 7th Fleet.
The SLN delegation was led by Director General Operations, Rear Admiral Piyal De Silva while the US delegation was led by Captain Brian Anderson of the US 7th Fleet.
During the discussions, the importance of similar dialogue for furthering mutual cooperation between the two navies was highlighted. Captain Brian Anderson expressed contentment over the range of matters including bilateral cooperation, training and ports of call made over the past years.