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Navy Commander visits Royal Thai Naval Ship

Sep 22, 2010 11:07:59 AM - itnnews.lk

Navy Commander Vice Admiral Thissara Samarasingha visited the Royal Thai Naval ship, HTMS Similan at the Port of Colombo yesterday.

On arrival, he was accorded a Guard of Honour on board HTMS Similan. He was accorded a warm welcome. The Commander of the Navy made a tour on board the ship and was briefed by the Mission Commander and the Ship’s Commanding Officer on their anti-piracy mission in the Gulf of Aden. They exchanged mementos

Two Royal Thai Naval ships arrived at the Colombo Harbour on the 19th of this month. They are here on logistics support prior to joining the international anti-piracy operation being carried out jointly by maritime task forces from 29 countries off the coast of Somalia in the Gulf of Aden.