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Japanese ship arrives to the island

Japanese ship arrives to the island

[April 10 2018]

Making a two-day goodwill visit, the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force ship (JMSDF) JS 'Akebono' arrived in the country on Monday (09th April). The Japanese Destroyer 'Akebono' was accorded a traditional welcome by the Sri Lanka Navy upon its arrival at the Hambantota Port.

According to Navy media, the Commander Southern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Kapila Samaraweera, along with a group of Navy, Coast Guard and Air Force Officers had made an inspection visit on-board 'Akebono' and also attended a conference on Search and Rescue aboard the ship.

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