Sri Lanka Navy Commander Visits Indian Coast Guard Ship

The Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera visited the Indian Coast Guard Ship “Vaibhav” at the Port of Colombo on 01st February 2015.

He was warmly welcomed on board by the ship’s Commanding Officer Inspector General Anil Kumar. The Commander of the Navy was then introduced to the ship’s complement and they held cordial discussions strengthening the friendship between the two countries. The Navy Commander also took the opportunity to thank the Indian Coast Guard for the cooperation extended to SLN and praised the cordial relations maintained by ICG personnel in many spheres encompassing operational and professional levels.

The Indian Coast Guard Ship “Vaibhav” arrived at the Port of Trincomalee on 29thJanuary 2015. It was warmly welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions.

ICG Vaibhav is an Offshore Patrol Vessel of the Indian Coast Guard with a displacement of 1940 tons. It is 93.89 meter in length.

They ship’s complement are taking part in a special programme arranged by the Sri Lanka Navy prior to their departure on 02nd February 2015.

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Image: Sri Lanka Navy