Kochi: Two Naval ships from the Islamic Republic of Iran -- IRIS Naghdi and Bandar Abbas -- arrived here on Tuesday on a four-day visit.
Leading the IRIS units is Captain M R Ahmadi Kermanshahi, Flag Officer of the 33 IRI Naval Group.
The ship, IRIS Naghdi, a Bayandor class Patrol Frigate, is commanded by Lt Commander Mehrab Tamaddon whereas Lt Commander Mohsen Razzaghi Delarestaghi is commanding IRIS Bandarn Abbas, which is a Fleet Supply Ship, according to a Navy release here.
Flag Officer Of the 33 IRI Naval Group and Commanding Officers of the visiting Iranian Naval Ships called on the Flag Officer Commanding in-Chief, Southern Naval Command, the release said.
During the visit, various interactions at Indian Navy training institutions with Southern Naval Command have been planned, it said.
These include exchange visits by specialist officers and men from both the navies, with Indian Navy personnel visiting the IRI Ships and Iranian personnel visiting the Indian Navy training facilities at Southern Naval Command, the release said.
The crew of Iranian Ships would also be visiting places of interest here during their stay, it added.