Sri Lanka Military Academy

Serve to Lead

17th October 2023 16:20:08 Hours


A delegation of 15 members including an Officer Commanding from the Sri Lanka Military Academy visited Mexico upon the invitation of the Mexican Government from 07 October 2023 to 14 October 2023 Mexico in representing Sri Lanka to participate in a series of events in Mexico.

On 07 October 2023, Defence Attaché of Hight Commissioner to Sri Lanka received the Sri Lankan delegation at New Delhi airport and then was taken to Mexican Embassy located at New Delhi. On 08 October 2023, the delegation arrived to Mexico City Airport and the Head of the Coordination Committee for Foreign Delegation Colonel Limon welcomed the delegation at Mexico City Airport and accompanied to the accommodation at Military Academy. Deputy Director of the Academy welcomed the delegation at the entrance of the Academy and Officers along with Officer Cadets were taken on a camp visit with other delegates around Heroic Military Academy. On 09 October 2023, Turibus tour was organized around Mexico City and the delegation visited to craft market at Citadel. On 10 October 2023, Parade Rehearsals for Magna Ceremony was conducted at the Fortress of San Carlos, Perote, Ver, followed by a camp visit at the 111/0 Infantry Battalion, Perote, Ver to witness three main weapon and equipment factories of the camp. On 11 October 2023, Magna Ceremony was held ceremonially at the Fortress of San Carlos, Perote, Ver. premises with the participation of all the Officer Cadets of the Heroic Military College and other delegations, the President of Republic of Mexico graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Upon the return to the Heroic Military Academy, a special Dinner Night was held following the event at the Military College premises with the grace of Secretary to the Defence as the Chief Guest. On 12 October 2023, the delegation paid a visit to the Aztec Pyramid sites and that day evening, felicitation fuction was held at the Military College Headquarters where tokens of appreciation were given to the Commandant of HCM and an official photograph with the Commandant and delegates was taken. On 13 October 2023, the delegation visited to Museo National De Anthropologia and on 14 October 2023, the local delegation set off for Sri Lanka after completing a magnificent Mexican tour.