The goodwill visit of two Indian Navy vessels to the Philippines highlights their desire for regional peace, stability, and maritime cooperation, a Philippine Navy (PN) official has said.
“(The) Indian Navy regularly visits the country and engages with their Filipino counterparts, which manifest a sustained promotion of regional peace and stability and enhancement of maritime cooperation. It further highlights the military facet of India-Philippines relations established in 1949 and further cemented with the signing of (the) Treaty of Friendship in 1952” Navy public affairs office chief, Lt. Commander Maria Christina Roxas, said in a statement on Wednesday.
The “Shivalik”-class guided missile frigate, INS Sahyadri (F-49), and anti-submarine corvette, INS Kiltan (P-30), docked at Pier 15 South Harbor, Manila for a four-day visit from Wednesday to Saturday. Both ships are part of the Indian Navy’s Eastern Naval Command. Read More