Hello and welcome to the Current Affair's Portal of ExamPundit.in. As part of India’s Look East and Act East Policy, Indian Navy’s indigenously built multi-role stealth frigate INS Sahyadri entered Da Nang in Vietnam on 2nd October on a four-day visit.
The Shivalik Class warship as part of its operational deployment to South China sea and the North West Pacific region is visiting Vietnam with a view to strengthening bilateral ties and enhancing inter-operability between navies of the two countries.
Indian warships had last visited Hai Phong, Vietnam, in August, 2014. During her stay in harbour, various activities aimed at enhancing cooperation and interaction between the two navies are planned.
These include official calls and interaction with dignitaries of the Vietnamese government and the Vietnamese Peoples’ Navy (VPN), reception onboard INS Sahyadri, onboard visits by local populace, guided tours for Indian naval personnel and professional interaction between personnel of both the navies, according to a statement issued by the Indian Navy.
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