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Philippine Navy welcomes visiting Indian Navy delegation

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THE Philippine Navy (PN) has accorded a warm welcome to its Indian counterpart whose three ships—Delhi (D61), Shakti (A57), and Kiltan (P30)—are currently moored at the Manila South Harbor.

Representing the Flag Officer In Command, Sealift Amphibious Force commander, Cmdr. Socrates Daza welcomed the Indian Navy delegates who are on a goodwill visit to Manila until Wednesday, May 22.

“The two nations share common interests particularly in maintaining peace and order in the Indo-Pacific Region. The Indian Navy and Philippine Navy share strong bonds of friendship and both have endeavored to participate in Maritime Partnership Exercises at every available opportunity,” said Rear Admiral Rajesh Dhankhar, the Flag Officer commanding Eastern Fleet of the Indian Navy.

This goodwill visit is a regular engagement with the goal to strengthen relations between the navies of the Philippines and India.


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