On the 20th of July, Compass Tech Asia launched the Homeland Security (HLS) division of their company.  Compass Ventures General Group CEO, Mr. Moshe Kamar participated at the event which was hosted at an executive seminar at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel. The guest of honor at the event was The Hon. Ruwan Wijewardane, State Minister of Defense. Other notable dignitaries included the Secretary of Defense, Eng. (Mr.) Karunasena Hettiarachchi, Chief of Defense Staff, Air Chief Marshal K A Gunatilleke, and Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne.

The seminar focused on real-time intelligence and the efficient utilization of funds within a defense budget, and presented a range of technologies from Compass’s portfolio.

Compass Tech Asia, a Singaporean company with a branch office in Sri Lanka, is a subsidiary of Compass Ventures General Group. Compass Ventures and Compass Tech Asia takes opportunities around the world, in both the private and public sectors, and turns them into thriving businesses bringing innovation into industries. Compass Tech Asia was set up by the Compass Ventures General Group to concentrate on expanding Compass’ activities and implementing cutting-edge technologies and solutions in Homeland Security and other sectors in Singapore, Sri Lanka, and adjacent countries and regions, including Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia & Philippines.

Israel is the world’s leader in Homeland Security. The strong bilateral cooperation between the two countries, in this field, will only be further strengthened by the establishment of this branch office in Colombo. The Israeli delegation is comprised of Major General (Retd.) Giora Eiland, President, Compass Homeland Security, Major General (Retd.) David Tsur, Advisory Board, Compass Homeland Security and Rear Admiral (Retd.) Noam Feig, Advisory Board, Compass Homeland Security presented the unique solutions of Israel.

Source: Daily FT