Australian Naval Ship ‘HMAS Toowoomba’ arrived at the Port of Colombo on Friday on a goodwill visit, Navy Spokesman Commander Kosala Warnakulasuriya told Daily Mirror online.
Ship’s Commanding Officer, Commander Brendon Zilko accompanied by Australian Defence Adviser to Sri Lanka, Colonel Michael Collie paid a courtesy call on Commander Western Naval Area, Rear Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe at the Western Naval Command Headquarters in Colombo. They held cordial discussions and exchanged mementos as a gesture of goodwill.
“HMAS Toowoomba” is an Anzac Class Frigate with a displacement of 3600 tons. It is 118 meters in length and has a complement of 192 naval personnel onboard. The ship’s crew will participate in a special programme organized by the Sri Lanka Navy during their stay in Sri Lanka. The visiting Australian ship will stay in Sri Lanka until 04th June.(DM oinline)