Colombo, April 13 (newsin.asia): INS Ranvijay, a Rajput Class Destroyer of the Indian navy, is scheduled to be in Colombo from 14-16 April on a goodwill visit. The Anti Submarine Warfare-capable Guided Missile Destroyer is equipped with the state-of-the-art indigenous Bramhos Super Sonic Missile.
The arrival of the Indian Naval Ship symbolises the message of solidarity and harmony with the people of Sri Lanka on the auspicious occasion of ‘Avurudu’, with warm wishes for their security, safety, good health and happiness.
The Ship is commanded by Captain Narayanan Hariharan, who would Call on the Area Commander Western Naval Area, R.Adm WDEM Sudarshana and pay his respects at the IPKF memorial on 15 April 2021.
India and Sri Lanka have traditionally shared close cooperation in defence and security. Their Navies have been actively engaged in mutually beneficial cooperation in training and capacity building. The visit of the Ship is another step in developing close maritime and security cooperation between the two friendly & close neighbours, an Indian High Commission release said.