The Indian Naval Ship (INS) Kora, which made a port call at in Colombo yesterday, departed the island today (17th November) on successful completion of her visit. The Sri Lanka Navy bade customary farewell to the departing ship in compliance with time-honored naval traditions, at the port of Colombo.
The vessel, measuring 91.1 meters in length, is a Missile Corvette belonging to the Indian Navy and she is manned by a crew of 125. Meanwhile, Commander RM Nambiar, the Commanding Officer of INS Kora, called on Rear Admiral Saman Perera, Commander Western Naval Area, and Commandant Volunteer Naval Force, at the Western Naval Command Headquarters on 16th November.
During their stay in the island, the crew of INS Kora explored some of the tourist attractions in Colombo.