The Indian Naval Ship (INS) Ranvir arrived at the Colombo harbour on a goodwill visit yesterday (18).
The Sri Lanka Navy welcomed the visiting ship in compliance with naval traditions on her arrival. Upon her arrival at the port of Colombo, Commanding Officer of the ship, Captain Chetan Chandereve, called upon Commander Western Naval Area, Rear Admiral Sumith Weerasinghe and held a cordial discussion.
Mementoes were also exchanged to mark the importance of this occasion. INS Ranvir is a 146m-long ship with a displacement of 4,560 tons.
The ship is manned by a crew of 273 naval personnel. The ship’s crew is scheduled to take part in several events organised by the Sri Lanka Navy during their three-day official visit to Sri Lanka. INS Ranvir is expected to conclude her Sri Lankan visit and set sail on 20th June 2019.