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Sunday, 09 September 2018 11:35

Indonesian Naval Ship ‘Kri Sultan Hasanuddin’ arrives at port of Colombo

The Indonesian Naval Ship ‘Kri Sultan Hasanuddin’ arrived at the port of Colombo on a goodwill visit yesterday (08th September). The ship was welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval customs, upon her arrival. A group of officials from the Embassy of Indonesia in Colombo was also present on the occasion.

Subsequently, the Commanding Officer of the ship, Commander Cecep Hidayat together with accompanying officials called on the Commander Western Naval Area, Rear Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne and held a cordial discussion. Mementoes were also exchanged to mark this occasion.

The ship’s crew which includes 120 members is scheduled to take part in several friendly sporting events and other programmes organized by the Sri Lanka Navy, during their 3 day official visit in Sri Lanka. The ship ‘Kri Sultan Hasanuddin’ is due to set sail for its next port of call from the Colombo harbour on 10th of this month.