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Two more Indian naval ships to call at Myanmar port

Two more Indian naval ships, Kulish

and Battimalv, along with one Indian Navy Dornier aircraft, are due to call

at Myanmar's Yangon Port later on Monday as part of the ongoing bilateral

mechanism between India and Myanmar, said a report of the official Global New

Light of Myanmar.

The three-day call at Yangon Port will include activities for opening

ceremony of the 7th India-Myanmar coordinated patrol which is to maintain

maritime security within respective side of maritime boundary and enhance

mutual understanding between navies through operational exchanges.

Other activities cover courtesy calls, sports and social interactions and

visit to places of interest in Yangon.

INS Kulish is the third of indigenously manufactured Kora class guided

missile corvettes commissioned into the Indian navy in 2001 with a crew

members of over 120, while INS Nattimalv is a fast attack craft with top

speed of over 28 knots commissioned into the India navy in 2006 with a crew

members of 50.

In August, another Indian naval ship, Khanjar, also called at Yangon Port.

The INS Khanjar (P-47), a Khukri-class missile corvette, was commissioned

into the Indian navy in October 1991.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)