05 August 2013
The Sri Lankan Air Force and the United States Pacific Air Force are currently holding joint exercise codenamed “Exercise Pacific Angel” in the Jaffna peninsula.
The program is aimed at enhancing disaster responses, according to ColomboPage.
Both militaries will also host a Health Services Outreach and Engineering Civil Programme on the peninsula.
Engineers from both forces will renovate three schools in the Jaffna district, which “will provide benefits to the local population, while allowing both multinational responders and Sri Lankans to practice providing emergency medical assistance and engaging in reconstruction”, said the SLAF.
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