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Indian Naval ships welcomed in Colombo

Three Indian Naval ships today berthed at the Colombo port as part of efforts to enhance the mutual cooperation between the navies of Sri Lanka and India.’INS Sujata, ‘INS Tarangini’ and the coast guard ship ‘ICGS Varuna’ were welcomed in accordance with naval traditions on arrival.They are on a training visit, the Sri Lanka Navy said.INS Sujata is an offshore patrol vessel with a Chetak helicopter and 192 naval personnel onboard.INS Tarangini, a sail training ship, has carried 80 personnel, while ICGS Varuna, an advanced offshore patrol vessel also having a Chetak helicopter, has 187 personnel onboard.The ships’ crews will be in Colombo until April 21 and participate in a special programme to enhance the mutual cooperation, the Navy said.

Author: TELO Admin