India's coastal guard patrol ship visits Da Nang

Indian coast guard patrol ship SAMRAT carrying 140 officers and crew members yesterday docked at Tien Sa port to begin a five- days friendship visit to Da Nang city.

Representatives of the High Commands of Vietnam’s Coast Guard and Coast Guard zones welcomed SAMRAT ship's crew members and officers at Tien Sa port.


Representatives of the High Commands of Vietnam’s Coast Guard and Coast Guard zones and the People’s Committee of Da Nang city attended in the welcome ceremony at Tien Sa port.

Within the five- days tournament, the crew members and sea police will visit landscapes and tourist sites in Quang Nam and Da Nang, pay a courtesy to leaders of the People’s Committee of Da Nang city and the High Command of Coastal Guard Zone 2 and Zone 5,  jointly participate in training program about victim search and recue on sea and use of anti-pollution equipments on the ship.

At the press brief on SAMRAT ship, colonel commander DS Saini highly appreciated the welcome ceremony as well as the tournament because it contributes to strengthen further the friendship relations between the two countries in general and Vietnam- India coastal guard.

As schedule, the patrol ship will leave Da Nang city on October 27.

This is the second time that SAMRAT ship arrived in Vietnam.

Military helicopter on SAMRAT ship

By Nguyen Khoi- Translated by Huyen Huong

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