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* Pakistan naval ship PNS Taimur arrives at Sri Lanka’s Colombo Port
Fri, Aug 12, 2022, 08:31 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 12, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy, in accordance with naval traditions, ceremonially welcomed the Pakistan Navy Ship (PNS) Taimur, arrived at the Port of Colombo Friday (12th August).

The 134m-long ship is commanded by Captain M Yasir Tahir and it is manned by 169 as the ship’s complement.

In the meantime, the Commanding Officer of PNS Taimur is scheduled to call on Commander Western Naval Area at the Western Naval Command Headquarters today.

The ship is expected to remain in the island until 15th August and the crew of the ship will take part in several programs organized by the Sri Lanka Navy to promote cooperation and goodwill between two navies.

Further, PNS Taimur is expected to conduct a naval exercise with the Sri Lanka Navy in western seas on its departure on 15th August.

PNS Tughril an identical warship belongs to the Pakistan Navy arrived in Sri Lanka on an official visit on 13th December 2021 and conducted a successful naval exercise with SLNS Sindurala off the western coast on 16th December.

Naval exercises of this nature with regional navies will enable each partner to overcome common maritime challenges in the future, through enhanced cooperation, Sri Lanka Navy said.

 

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