The Indian naval submarine ‘Vagir’, the most recent indigenous Kalvari-class submarine of the Indian Navy, on Monday, started its four-day go to to Sri Lanka on the similar time a Pakistan naval ship is docked in Colombo.
The Indian Excessive Fee mentioned its operational go to is to commemorate the ninth version of Worldwide Day of Yoga (IDY) underneath the theme of ‘World Ocean Ring’.
The Commanding Officer of the Indian Naval submarine, Commander Divakar. S will name on Commander Western Naval Space, Rear Admiral Suresh De Silva. Additional, through the submarine’s go to, the vessel could be open for guests and faculty kids.
“The Excessive Fee of India in coordination with Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre is scheduled to arrange a grand occasion at Colombo Port to rejoice Worldwide Day of Yoga on June 21 with the participation of senior defence hierarchy and personnel from Indian and Sri Lanka Navies,” the mission mentioned in a press launch.
The Indian naval ships Delhi, Sukanya, Kiltan, and Savitri have beforehand visited Colombo.
“Visits by Indian Navy ships and submarines in Sri Lanka goal to foster brotherhood and togetherness between the 2 neighbouring navies in line with India’s imaginative and prescient of ‘Neighbourhood First’ coverage and Safety and Development for all within the Area (SAGAR)”, the discharge mentioned.
In the meantime, the Sri Lankan Navy mentioned ‘Tippu Sultan’, the Pakistani naval ship, additionally arrived on the port of Colombo on Sunday on a two-day go to.
Tippu Sultan is a 134.1 metre-long warship manned by a crew of 168 individuals, the Navy mentioned.
The Navy mentioned that is the primary go to to Colombo by a submarine since a Chinese language submarine docked in 2014.