US trains Lankans on counterproliferation of weapons of mass destruction


The U.S. Government recently concluded a five-day workshop in Colombo from June 13-17 for members of the Sri Lankan Ports Authority and Customs, Police, Navy, and Coast Guard to provide training on eliminating the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD).

Led by U.S. military experts from the International Counterproliferation Program (ICP), the workshop covered themes such as border security, technology, and threat assessment.

The program builds upon a strengthening U.S.-Sri Lankan partnership that includes enhanced cooperation in security in the Indian Ocean Region. (US Embassy Colombo)