‘SLINEX 2019’, the bilateral maritime exercise between India and Sri Lanka commenced on 7 September 2019 at Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh). Sri Lankan Navy has sent two offshore patrol vessels SLNS Sindurala and SLNS Suranimala to India to participate in seventh annual Joint Indo-Lanka Maritime Fleet Exercise- SLINEX 2019.
The exercise signifies the desire of both countries to enhance co-operation and to further strengthen mutual trust and interoperability between the two navies.
Static/Current Takeaways Important For RRB NTPC/IBPS RRB Mains:
- Navy, Day in India is celebrated on 4th December.
- Chief of the Naval Staff of the Indian Navy: Admiral Karambir Singh.
Source: The Business Standard