Colombo, Jan 3 (NIA) – Two Pakistan Maritime Security Ships, will visit Sri Lanka on a goodwill visit this week, the Pakistan High Commission in Colombo said here on Tuesday.
In a display of brotherly relationship between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, Pakistan Maritime Security Ships (PMSS) HINGOL and BASOL will be arriving at Colombo Port for a 4 day port call from Jan 5 to Jan 8, the High Commission said.
“As part of goodwill, Pakistan Maritime ships frequently visit Sri Lanka. These calls are aimed at strengthening and augmenting the existing strong relationship between Sri Lanka and Pakistan,” the High Commission said.
During the call, the Mission Commander Ashfaq Ali, will pay courtesy call on Commanders of Sri Lanka Navy, Coast Guard and Western Naval Area.
During their stay at Colombo, PMSS HINGOL and BASOL will take part in professional maritime drills with their Sri Lankan counterparts besides playing friendly matches.
Pakistan and Sri Lanka have strong maritime ties and engage in multifaceted cooperation, the High Commission.