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The annual conference of Sri Lanka Airforce will be held today in Rathmalana.

The annual conference of Sri Lanka Airforce under the name of The 'Colombo Air Symposium 2017' will be held today in Rathmalana. This conference is organized in line with the Air Force annual anniversary celebrations. The conference commences today at Rathmalana Eagles’ Lakeside Banquet and Convention Hall, Attidiya. This will conclude tomorrow. The conference will focus on the challenges faced in future in the out circle national region and global arena. The media division of Sri Lanka Air Force said the conference will also pay attention on the challenges of the security, the use of Sri Lanka airforce on critical situations and the mechanism of the usage.

The State Minister of Defence, Hon. Ruwan Wijeyawardane will grace the occasion as the chief guest and Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Mr. Kapila Waidyaratne will deliver the Keynote Address. The Commander of the Air Force Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy will deliver the opening remarks providing an opening to the theme of Asymmetric Threats.