Indian Naval Ship Sahyadri visits FijiAug 14,2018 SOURCE: THE HINDU
In an attempt to strengthen bilateral relations with Fiji, an Indian Naval Ship (INS) Sahyadri which was on a good will visit to the island nation entered the Port of Suva there on Monday.The naval ship is visiting the Republic of Fiji en route to India after participating in the Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC)-2018 organised at Hawaii. During the visit, the Indian naval ship personnel will have professional interaction with their Republic of Fiji counterparts and the ship will have an ‘Open Day’ for general public on Tuesday. Medical camp A medical camp will also be organised, in collaboration with Fijian Government where doctors from India and Fiji will jointly organise free health screening on Wednesday. Officers from INS Sahyadri, RFMF (Republic of Fiji Military Forces) and Indian High Commission will also be participating in mangrove and sandalwood planting activities on Tuesday. The ship will also be celebrating the 72nd Independence Day of India at Port of Suva on Wednesday. INS Sahyadri (F49) is the third and latest ship among the Shivalik Class of indigenously built stealth frigates and forms a part of the Eastern Fleet of Indian Navy.