INS Sumedha

Updated December 10th, 2023 at 13:07 IST

Indian Naval Ship Sumedha makes maiden voyage to Kenya’s Port Lamu to strengthen ties

The port call highlights shared commitments to maritime security and regional stability.

Reported by: Yuvraj Tyagi

1/6: Port Lamu welcomes INS Sumedha in a historic moment, symbolizing the maritime cooperation between India and Kenya./ Image: Indian Navy

2/6: INS Sumedha has arrived at Kenya's Port Lamu. Marking the first port call by an Indian Naval Ship at this newly developed port, the visit underscores the growing strategic engagements./ Image: Indian Navy

3/6: During the port call, both naval forces engage in a range of professional interactions, including deck visits and sporting exchanges./ Image: Indian Navy

4/6: These activities aim to enhance cooperation, share best practices, and strengthen the bonds between the two nations./ Image: Indian Navy

5/6: The deployment of Indian Naval ships overseas aligns with India's mission of building 'bridges of friendship.' The visit to Kenya's Port Lamu resonates with the India's vision of security./ Image: Indian Navy

6/6: Saryu-class OPVs play a crucial role in maritime security. Capable of ocean surveillance, monitoring shipping lanes, and securing offshore installations, they contribute to regional stability./ Image: Indian Navy

Published December 10th, 2023 at 13:07 IST