India's navy ships visit Hai Phong city
18:07 | 24/09/2017
VGP -  Two Indian navy ships named INS SATPURA and INS KADMATT docked at Hai Phong Port on September 23, beginning five-day trip to the northern port city.

The two vessels, with total 65 officers and 580 crew members on board, are led by Colonel Rahul Shankar.

The visit is taking place on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of the Viet Nam-India diplomatic ties and the 10th anniversary of their strategic partnership. It aims to bolster cooperation, friendship, mutual understanding and trust between the two countries’ armies and navies.

During the visit, the officers and crew members are expected to pay courtesy calls on the municipal People’s Committee and the High Command of Viet Nam People’s Navy.

They will also hold joint exercises with the Viet Nam People’s Navy on marine formations and participate in sport activities with the host naval force./.

By Hoang Ha

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