Colombo. Indian Navy’s new indigenously built Kalvari class submarine ‘Vagir’ began its four-day visit to Sri Lanka on Monday. The visit began at a time when a Pakistani Navy ship was also present there. The Indian High Commission said its operational visit is to celebrate the ninth edition of the International Day of Yoga under the theme ‘Global Ocean Ring’.
Commander Diwakar, the commanding officer of the Indian Navy submarine. S will call on Rear Admiral Suresh D’Silva, Commander, Western Naval Area. Later visitors and school children will be able to visit the submarine. A release said that the High Commission of India in coordination with the Swami Vivekananda Cultural Center is organizing a grand event at the Colombo Port on the International Day of Yoga on June 21, 2023. It will include officers and personnel from the Indian and Sri Lankan navies.
Earlier, Indian Naval Ships Delhi, Sukanya, Kiltan and Savitri have visited Colombo. The visit of Indian naval ships and submarines is aimed at promoting camaraderie and coordination between the navies of the two neighboring countries, the release said. Meanwhile, the Sri Lankan Navy said that Pakistan Navy ship ‘Tipu Sultan’ also reached Colombo port on Sunday on a two-day visit. The Navy said that ‘Tipu Sultan’ is a 134.1 meter long warship, which is being operated by a crew of 168 people.
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