INS Nireekshak, the Diving Support and Submarine Rescue Vessel of the Indian Navy arrived at the port of Trincomalee Sri Lanka on September 14, 2023 to undertake IN-SLN joint dive training. Spanning over a week, the diving teams of both the Navies would participate in diving exercises towards enhancing interoperability, cohesiveness and exchange of Best Practices.
On arrival, the ship was warmly welcomed by officials from HCI, Colombo and the SLN band playing to the tune of ‘Sare Jahan Se Achha’. The Commanding Officer, INS Nireekshak called on Rear Admiral P.S. De Silva, Commander of Eastern Naval Area and held discussions on various issues of mutual interest. Professional interaction, social exchanges, sports fixtures and joint yoga sessions are also planned during the ship’s stay to bolster the bonds of friendship and camaraderie between both the Navies.