Navy ships leave for MILAN- 2018
Two Sri Lanka
Navy ships, Samudura and
Suranimala left the island on
Friday (02nd March) to India
to attend MILAN 2018. Navy media
states that the two ships left
from the Eastern Port of Trincomalee to Port Blair in the
Andaman Islands, yesterday.
The local representation includes 284 Naval personnel
including 27 Officers and six trainee Midshipmen.
Popularly known as MILAN, the gathering is a
congregation of littoral Navies organized by the Indian Navy.
It is being held at Port Blair in the Andaman Islands
from the 06th to 13th (March). Held under the theme 'Friendship across
the Seas', MILAN -2018 will see a diverse mix of professional exercises
and seminars, social events and sporting fixtures. The interactions
during MILAN encompass sharing of views and ideas on maritime good -
order and enhancing regional cooperation for combating unlawful
activities at sea.