Hirunews Logo
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
USS+Blue+Ridge+docked+in+Colombo+
Sunday, 27 March 2016 - 9:58
USS Blue Ridge docked in Colombo
30

Shares
3,622

Views

U.S.’s USS Blue Ridge has arrived in Colombo port today marking the first visit by a U.S. Navy ship since October 2011.

Following a dialogue in Washington, Sri Lanka and the U.S. pledged to strengthen maritime security cooperation in Indian Ocean to counter piracy, ensure free and safe navigation and deliver humanitarian assistance.

"A strong relationship between United States and Sri Lanka will help foster greater stability, security, prosperity, and a rules-based order for the Indo-Pacific region and around the world. This U.S. Navy ship visit demonstrates the U.S. commitment to partners such as Sri Lanka." said U.S. Ambassador Atul Keshap.

The 900 sailors onboard of Blue Ridge will interact with their SL counterparts during their stay here.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 16:24
Mangroves play a critical role in maintaining the ecological balance in Sri Lanka's coastal areas.However, some money-hungry people do not understand this.Our... Read More
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
3,239 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
7,298 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
8,232 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
21,202 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
872 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
52,938 Views
Top