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* Indian Naval Ship calls on Sri Lanka's eastern port of Trincomalee
Wed, Dec 26, 2012, 11:22 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 26, Colombo: An Indian naval ship has called on Port of Trincomalee in Sri Lanka's east on Tuesday, December 25th.

The Water Jet Fast Attack Craft INS Carnicobar sailing under the command of Lieutenant Commander Akshay Dixit arrived at Trincomalee Port on an operational visit yesterday, the Sri Lanka Navy said.

The Sri Lanka Navy welcomed the visiting ship on arrival in accordance with naval traditions.

The Commanding Officer of the INS Carnicobar, accompanied by Defence Adviser of India, Captain Sumeet Kapoor, paid a courtesy call on the Commander Eastern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne and held cordial discussions and exchange mementos as a gesture of goodwill.

During its stay, the ship's complement will participate in a special programme organized by the Sri Lanka Navy to strengthen the friendly relations between two naval forces, the Navy said.

The visiting Indian naval ship will stay in Sri Lanka until 27th December.



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