Indian Navy Ships Complete Manila Visit As Part Of Operational Deployment To South China Sea.

May 23, 2024 8:09 PM.

Indian Naval Ships Delhi, Shakti and Kiltan have completed their visit as part of the Operational Deployment of the Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet to the South China Sea. Ministry of Defence in a statement today said, the visit demonstrated the country’s strong ties with the Philippines and its commitment to further deepen the bilateral partnership.

During this visit, both sides held wide-ranging discussions on the avenues for collaboration, matters of mutual interest and the current security situation in the region and beyond. The Ministry said, this visit provided an opportunity for discussions on enhancing naval cooperation and interoperability between the navies of India and the Philippines. It added that this visit is a demonstration of India’s commitment to the maintenance of peace and stability in the region in consonance with its Act East and SAGAR policies.