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Japanese Naval Ship ‘Takanami’ arrives at Sri Lanka’s Colombo port

Sri Lanka Navy, in accordance with naval traditions, welcomed the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) ship ‘Takanami’ arrived at the Port of Colombo on Friday (21 February) on three-day goodwill visit.

Commanding Officer of the ship, Commander Ryouichi Nihara with the other officers in the crew called on the Commander Western Naval Area Rear Admiral Sumith Weerasinghe at Western Naval Command Headquarters.

The officers held discussions on several matters of bilateral importance and exchanged mementoes to mark the significance of the occasion.

The destroyer en route to Gulf of Oman for a mission will remain in the island until 23rd February 2020, according to the Navy.

Author: TELO Admin