Pakistan maritime security ships on goodwill visit to Sri Lanka

Two Pakistan maritime security ships are to visit Sri Lanka this week on a goodwill mission, the Pakistan High Commission in Colombo said.The High Commission said that in a display of brotherly relationship between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, Pakistan Maritime Security Ships (PMSS) HINGOL and BASOL will be arriving at Colombo Port for a four day port of call on Thursday. During the call, the Mission Commander Ashfaq Ali, will pay courtesy call on Commanders of Sri Lanka Navy, Coast Guard and Western Naval Area, the Pakistan High Commission said. During their stay at Colombo, PMSS HINGOL and BASOL will take part in professional maritime drills with their Sri Lankan counterparts besides playing friendly basketball and volleyball matches.Pakistan and Sri Lanka have strong maritime ties and engage in multifaceted cooperation. (Colombo Gazette) As part of goodwill, Pakistan Maritime ships frequently visit Sri Lanka. These calls are aimed at strengthening and augmenting the existing strong relationship between Sri Lanka and Pakistan. read more