Sri Lanka Navy is taking part in joint training exercise with the Indian Navy. Offshore Patrol Vessel SLNS â€˜Sayuraâ€™ and Fast Missile Vessel SLNS â€˜Suranimalaâ€™ left Colombo port on Oct 22â€™16 for India. The two ships are scheduled to make their port of call at Cochin in India on Oct 23 and take part in a series of training programmes. Three hundred and four (304) SLN personnel
including twenty (20) Midshipmen undergoing their sea training, are taking part in the 07-day visit which would allow them to meet and interact with their Indian counterparts, strengthening the bilateral relations and friendship between the two friendly navies.
Â Source: The Island