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* Australian naval ship arrives in Sri Lanka on goodwill visit
Sat, Feb 22, 2014, 01:15 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy, in accordance with naval traditions, welcomed an Australian naval ship arrived Friday at the Port of Colombo on a goodwill visit.

The Australian Naval Ship "HMAS Melbourne (FFG 05)" arrived at the port of Colombo on 21st February 2014 on a goodwill visit, the Navy said.

The Commanding Officer of the Australian ship, Commander BJ Schligel paid a courtesy call on Commander Western Naval Area, Rear Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe at the Western Naval Command Headquarters in Colombo. They have held cordial discussions and exchanged mementos as a gesture of goodwill.

The 138 meter long HMAS Melbourne is an Adelaide Class guided missile frigate (FFG) with a displacement of 4,040 tons. The ship carries a complement of 26 officers and 195 sailors.

The ship's crew is scheduled to participate in a series of programs arranged by the Sri Lanka Navy to enhance the friendly relations between the two Navies during the ship's stay in Sri Lanka.

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