Oct 31, Colombo: The Mission Commander of two Pakistani naval ships arrived in Sri Lanka's Colombo Port on a goodwill mission met with the Sri Lanka Navy commanders.
The Mission Commander of the visiting Pakistani Naval Ships PNS Khaibar and PNS Nasr Commodore Ali Abbas, SI(M), Commander 25th Destroyer Squadron called on the Commander Western Naval Area, Director Operations of Sri Lanka Navy and Pakistan High Commissioner along with Commanding Officers of the ships.
Commodore Ali Abbas had earlier visited Sri Lanka in the aftermath of tsunami of 2004 and was then Commanding PNS Khaibar. He stayed at port of Colombo and Galle and participated in relief and rescue mission.
The two Pakistani naval ships heading home after an Overseas Deployment to South and South East Asia and participation in BRIDEX 13 in Brunei arrived in Colombo Port on October 27. The ships departed on Wednesday (30th October).