Two Pakistani Naval ships in Colombo

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 10, 2011 - 22:11

Colombo: Two Pakistani Naval Ships, PNS
Shamsheer and PNS Nasr, have docked at the Colombo Port, Sri
Lanka Navy said here Wednesday.

PNS Shamsheer, a guided missile frigate had 28 officers
and 215 sailors while PNS Nasr, a fleet oil tanker had 23
officers and 296 sailors on board.

The two commanding officers called on the Sri Lankan
Navy Commander Somathilake Dissanayake and discussed bilateral
issues, the Naval sources said.

The two ships were accorded a ceremonial welcome by the
Sri Lanka Navy.

The Navy said the visit was part of the regular bilateral
co-operation between the two Navies which will further
strengthen the contacts between the naval forces of the two
south Asian neighbours.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, August 10, 2011 - 22:11

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