Kenya-Indian navies in a three way partnership – Kenya Information Company

Kenyan and Indian navies are set to have interaction in joint maritime workouts on the coastal city of Mombasa forward of celebration marking the 9th Worldwide Day of Yoga (IDY).

The Indian naval ship Trishul which is a part of deployment to 5 African international locations is anticipated to make a port name at Mombasa, Kenya from 26th to 29th Could 2023, the place marines from the 2 nations will have interaction in a variety {of professional} interactions, deck visits and sports activities exchanges, geared toward enhancing cooperation and mutual understanding.

Excessive Commissioner Her Excellency Namgya Khampa in a press launch stated the decision on the port displays India’s cordial ties with Kenya stretching again to the precolonial period.

She stated the 2 navies are set to collectively take part in a Yoga session on the 27th Could 2023, at Mtongwe Naval Base, as a part of India’s celebrations this yr, which can be being carried out in quite a few ports around the globe to type an Ocean Ring of Yoga’. The worldwide celebration is ready for 21st June 2023.

INS Trishul is the second frigate of the Talwar class of Indian Navy. INS Trishul was commissioned into Indian Navy on 25 June 2003 and the Kenyan navy can have a uncommon alternative to entry a few of the greatest warships.

The 3700 ton and 125 meters lengthy vessel is fitted with state of artwork gear and in addition incorporates stealth options and is supplied with a flexible array of weapons and sensors and may carry multi-role helicopters. It has high pace of 30 knots and an endurance of 30 days at sea.

The ship carries crew of 30 officers and 300 sailors

By Wangari Ndirangu

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