Indian naval ships visit Haiphong
(VOV) - Two Indian naval ships, the INS Shivalik and INS Karmuk, commanded by Rear Admiral Ajit Kumar P, who is also the Eastern Naval Commander, docked in Haiphong port city on May 19.
This is the fifth visit to Haiphong by the Indian ships, aiming to reinforce the friendship and cooperation between India and Vietnam, as well as between the two navies.
The Indian delegation is scheduled to pay a courtesy visit to leaders of the Haiphong municipal People’s Committee, the High Command of Military Zone 3 and the Navy High Command. They will also conduct an exchange with students from the Vietnam Maritime University, and offer gifts to children in the Hoa Phuong orphanage.
The Indian navy leaders will visit Hanoi and pay tribute to late President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum, in addition to doing some sightseeing in Haiphong and Halong Bay.
The ships will conclude their visit to Vietnam on May 23.