16 Mar Two Indian navy ships visit Yangon

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INS Saryu at sea. Photo: Indian Navy
INS Saryu at sea. Photo: Indian Navy

The Indian Embassy in Myanmar announced that two Indian navy ships named “Saryu” and “Batti Malv” are set to arrive in Yangon on March 16.

The ships will be in Yangon from March 16 to 18.

During the visit, senior officers and the captains of the two Indian ships will meet with Myanmar navy officers and the local authorities. The officers and crew of the two ships will also carrying out other social activities during their visit to Myanmar, according to the announcement by the Indian Embassy.

The ships are arriving as part of regular exercises. Saryu is a new-generation patrol vessel. It was built for the Indian Navy at the Gao Shipyard, India. Its range is about 3,500 nautical miles. The vessel is able to carry a helicopter.

INS Batti Malv is a patrol vessel used in search and rescue operations and for hunting small ships.