On Wednesday 16 February, his Excellency the Ambassador of Turkey, Mr. Ali Kaya Savut and Military Attaché of Turkey Colonel Ibrahim Aydin, visited the Joint Analysis and Lessons Learned Centre (JALLC) in Monsanto, Lisbon Portugal.
Ambassador Mr. Ali Kaya Savut was welcomed by the JALLC Commander, Brigadier General Peter Sonneby. After a courtesy call with Commander JALLC, the Ambassador and the Military Attaché were briefed on where the JALLC fits within Allied Command Transformation on the role, capabilities and activities of the JALLC, joint analysis and lessons learned processes. The Ambassador was very pleased with the briefing and showed a special interest in the analysis process, independent and intellectual nature of the JALLC reports and its challenges, recent JALLC reports and their relation with other HQs including IS/IMS, information sharing activities of JALLC, JATT support to the nations and the initiative related to contacts to universities and academia. He offered to support the JALLC in any request to Turkey on such contacts
Afterwards, Ambassador Mr. Ali Kaya Savut signed the JALLC Book of Honour and expressed his appreciation for a fruitful visit and learning experience.