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INS Ranvijay to visit Colombo

The Indian Naval Ship Ranvijay is scheduled to visit Colombo from the 14th to the 16th of April on a goodwill visit, the High Commission of India stated today.

The Ship will be commanded by Captain Narayanan Hariharan, who would Call on the Area Commander Western Naval Area, Retired Admiral W.D.E.M. Sudarshana and pay his respects at the IPKF memorial on 15th April. 

INS Ranvijay is the fifth of the Rajput Class Destroyer and the Anti Submarine Warfare capable Guided Missile Destroyer is equipped with the state-of-the-art indigenous Bramhos Super Sonic Missile.

” The arrival of the Indian Naval Ship symbolises the message of solidarity and harmony for the people of Sri Lanka on the auspicious occasion of ‘Avurudu’, with the warm wishes for their security, safety, good health and happiness,” the Indian High Commission said.

They also stated that the visit of the Ship is another step in developing close maritime and security cooperation between Sri Lanka and India.