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President commissions first AOPV of SL Navy

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The Sri Lanka Navy’s first Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel (AOPV), built at the Indian shipbuilding facility, Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL), was commissioned by the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, President Maithripala Sirisena, at a ceremony held at the Eastern Container Terminal, Port of Colombo yesterday evening. Pix by Pradeep Dilrukshana


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  • ANTON Thursday, 03 August 2017 01:20 PM

    PHOTO NO. : " SIRR !!! DON'T LOOK AT THE SKY, THIS IS A SHIP NOT AN AIR PLANE "

    Ranjit Thursday, 03 August 2017 03:26 PM

    See those bellies. Professionally unfit to be a "soldier" !

    Roma Thursday, 03 August 2017 03:29 PM

    Fix Chinese Weaponry system.

    Kumar Thursday, 03 August 2017 05:55 PM

    Why are we buying Naval ships from India,when better quality similar ships are available from Russia,ChinaFrance or USA.

    amw Thursday, 03 August 2017 06:25 PM

    Are you or Daisy Archchi (Gem Bag) paying ?

    Jaliya Thursday, 03 August 2017 07:28 PM

    This is whole lot better than the wooden fishing boat there were hoping to get last year !

    Mahinda Thursday, 03 August 2017 06:48 PM

    Yes we as Tax payers and as proud Citizens of Sri Lanka are paying for the Naval Ships, so we have the right to question when our government buys third rate Indian ships.

    Sarath Thursday, 03 August 2017 06:51 PM

    Stupid decision!. India is our potential ENEMY.


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