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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2702

Two Indian Coast Guard ships in Sri Lanka

Colombo, 20 December, (

Two Indian Coast Guard Ships ‘Vishwast and Rajkamal’ reached Trincomalee harbour on a good will visit.

The two Coast Guard ships are in Trincomalee from 18th to 20th and will call on Port of Colombo on 22nd December until they leave on the 26th.

During their stay, the Indian Coast Guard ships are conducting number of training sessions for Sri Lanka Navy and Coast Guard personnel on search and rescue and oil spill response. The two ships would also conduct a passage exercise each in Trincomalee and Colombo.

The Commanding Officers of the two ships, deputy Inspector General SK Verghese and Commandant HJ Singh paid courtesy calls on the Deputy Area Commander, Commodore PRB Dissanayake and Flag Officer Commanding Naval Fleet, Commodore NAN Sarathsena.

The Trilateral Tabletop Exercise participants will get an opportunity to be onboard the two ships for a practical demonstration of pollution response during their exercise.

- Asian Tribune -

Two Indian Coast Guard ships in Sri Lanka
Two Indian Coast Guard ships in Sri Lanka
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