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DG-INSSSL invited for 18th ‘Shangrila Dialogue’ in Singapore

Director General Asanga Abeyagoonasekera of the Institute of National Security Studies Sri Lanka was invited by International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) for the 18th Asia Security Summit the ‘Shangrila Dialogue’, 31-2nd June 2019 in Singapore. This years chief guest was Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Haien Loong, there were 33 ministerial-level delegates and over 30 chiefs of defence forces and senior defence officials as well as academics from 47 countries who participated in this year’s summit. 

The IISS Asia Security Summit ‘The Shangri-La Dialogue’ is a ‘Track One’ inter-governmental security forum held annually by an independent think tank, the IISS, which is attended by defence ministers, permanent heads of ministries, military chiefs and security experts of Asia-Pacific states.