Indian Naval Ship Sahyadri, currently on operational deployment to North West Pacific region and South China Sea, entered Incheon, ROK on October 23.
The ship is likely to remain at Incheon until October 27 for an extensive interaction with the ROK Navy.
Indian Naval ships last visited Busan in June 2012. The Indian Navy has extended an invitation to the ROK Navy to participate in the International Fleet Review 2016, scheduled to held in February 2016, off the East Coast of India.
The visit of INS Sahyadri is aimed at strengthening bilateral ties and enhancing inter-operability between navies of the two countries.
During the stay in harbour, various activities aimed at enhancing cooperation between the two navies are planned. These include official calls on local naval and civilian dignitaries, reception on board INS Sahyadri, visits to the ship, guided tours for Indian Naval personnel and professional interaction between personnel of both navies.
On departure, the ship is planned to exercise with ROK Navy ships for improving interoperability in communication as well as Search and Rescue procedures.
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