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25 Nov 2018 | Sun 17:54
Coast Guard officers at a press conference on Sunday
Coast Guard officers at a press conference on Sunday
Mohamed Sharuhaan
Trilateral Joint Exercise Dosti
Trilateral joint navy exercise Dosti-14 to be held on Monday
He said that ships, helicopters, and boats from the three nations will be used
Lieutenant Saleem said that it will be the largest exercise to be held in the western Indian ocean
Indian and Sri Lankan ships have arrived in Male’

Maldives is set to host the trilateral joint navy exercise Dosti-14 with Sri Lanka and India on Monday.

On Sunday, Indian and Sri Lankan ships arrived in Male’ for the joint navy exercise, which has been held every two years since 1992.

The 14th exercise will be inaugurated at the Islamic Center on Monday morning.

The purpose of the exercise, to be held on Monday and Tuesday, is to improve the coordination between the neighboring nations to ensure the security and safety of the Indian ocean.

Coast Guard’s Principal Director, Lieutenant Mohamed Saleem said that it will be the largest exercise to be held in the western Indian ocean.

Speaking at a press conference on Sunday, Lieutenant Saleem said that ships, helicopters, and boats from the three nations will be used in the exercise.

He also said that the Maldives’ Coast Guard’s largest ship Huravee, which has returned from a refitting in India, will be used in the exercise.

The commander of the exercise representing the Maldives Coast Guard will be Major Rizmee Waleed.

Last updated at: 8 months ago
Reviewed by: Ismail Naail Nasheed
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