US Pacific Marine Corps Commander ends visit to Sri Lanka

[TamilNet, Friday, 06 August 2004, 16:03 GMT]
Lieutenant General Wallace C. Gregson, Commander United States Marine Forces Pacific; Commanding General, Fleet Marine Force Pacific; and Commander, U.S. Marine Corps Bases, Pacific, visited Sri Lanka last week, according to a Press release issued by the Embassy of the United States of America in Colombo.

The fulltext of the Press Release follows:

Lieutenant General Wallace C. Gregson"Lieutenant General Wallace C. Gregson, Commander United States Marine Forces Pacific; Commanding General, Fleet Marine Force Pacific; and Commander, U.S. Marine Corps Bases, Pacific, visited Sri Lanka last week."

"While in Sri Lanka, General Gregson met with a variety of military and government officials. He also visited various army, air force and navy installations in the country.

"This long-planned visit is emblematic of the ongoing relationship between the U.S. and Sri Lankan militaries, and exemplifies the strong relationship between the two nations."

 

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