(UDHAYAM, COLOMBO) – Sri Lanka Navy’s Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV), SLNS ‘Sagara’ and ‘Nandimithra’ which left for Singapore to take part in the International Maritime Defence Exhibition arrived at the Changi Harbour yesterday (12).
Upon their arrival, the two Commanding Officers of the ships, Captain Anura Dhanapala and Captain Nishantha Pieris called on the High Commissioner of Sri Lanka in Singapore, Nimal Weeraratna and held cordial discussions. Mementoes were also exchanged to mark this significant occasion.
The ships are expected to stay in Singapore until 18th of this month. During their stay, the ships’ crew is scheduled to take part in a number of engagements such as; a warship display, International Maritime Security Conference, International Naval Engineering Conference and Naval Networking Programme.