Islamabad, March 10, 2017 (PPI-OT):Pakistan Naval Ships NASR and SAIF will arrive at Colombo Port for a four-day goodwill visit on 12th March 2017. The port call is part of the strong traditional, professional and brotherly relationship between the Navies of Sri Lanka and Pakistan, says a press release received here today form Colombo.
Pakistan Navy Ship (PNS) SAIF is a SWORD class F22P Frigates of Chinese origin. It is equipped with state of the art weapons, sensors and machinery, making it capable of undertaking a variety of maritime operations while PNS NASR is a leading unit of Pakistani Navy Fleet’s 9th Auxiliary and Mine Warfare Squadron.
Both the ships have taken part in a large number of the multinational exercises and PNS NASR has also extensively participated in tsunami relief operations in 2004. A number of professional training activities are planned between the two navies during the visit, including a reception on PNS NASR on 13th March 2017.
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