- The visit of the INS Batti Malv is a big step toward better cooperation between India and Sri Lanka on marine security problems.
- The INS Batti Malv is the third patrol ship of the Bangaram class for the Indian Navy.
The Indian Navy ship “Batti Malv” went to the port of Trincomalee in Sri Lanka and took part in a Maritime Partnership Exercise with the Sri Lankan ship “SLNS Ranadheera.”
On May 16 and 17, the INS Batti Malv went to Trincomalee, where they did things for the community like clean up the beach, talk to school kids, and do yoga.
“On May 16 and 17, the Indian Navy ship Batti Malv went to Trincomale. The officer in charge called the person in charge of the Eastern Naval Area. The High Commission of India in Colombo posted, “Social activities included a beach cleaning drive, meeting with school children, and a yoga class.”
Also, training was done on VBSS (Visit Board Search and Seisure), sports, and the ship’s capabilities.
“After leaving, I joined the SLNS Ranadheera in a Maritime Partnership Exercise.”The visit is a big step toward India and Sri Lanka working together to solve maritime security problems,” the High Commission of India in Colombo said in a tweet.
The visit of the INS Batti Malv is a big step toward better cooperation between India and Sri Lanka on marine security problems.
The INS Batti Malv is the third patrol ship of the Bangaram class for the Indian Navy. It is made to stop fast-moving surface vessels and do search and rescue work in coastal and exclusive economic zone seas.
In January of this year, the Indian Naval Ship (INS) Delhi landed at the Port of Trincomalee. The Sri Lankan Navy was there to greet it. In a statement, the Sri Lankan Navy said that while the ship was there, the crew took part in several programs put on by the Sri Lankan Navy to promote cooperation and goodwill between the two militaries.