INS SUNAYNA’S visit to Mozambique strengthens India’s ties to that nation.

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The commanding officer of INS Sunayna visited the offices of the mayor of the Municipal Council of Beira and the State Secretary for the Republic of Mozambique.

The Indian Navy’s INS Sunayna is a patrol ship of the Saryu class.

According to a statement made by the Ministry of Defence, sailors from the Indian Navy and the Mozambique Navy engaged in a variety of professional and training engagements, deck visits, and sporting events during the port call.

Joint training sessions were held on several topics related to navigation, firefighting, damage control, Visit Board Search & Seize, and asymmetric warfare as part of the maritime partnership exercise.

From June 28 to 29, people could board the ship. A medical check-up camp was held for the local inhabitants as part of the Indian Navy’s community outreach campaign. Along with general health examinations, more than 100 individuals had consultations in gynaecology, maternal/pediatrics, pulmonary, cardiovascular, and respiratory health.

Another act of social outreach involved giving supplies to an orphanage in Beira that needed them.

According to the official statement, a collaborative yoga session was held on board Sunayna with Mozambique Navy soldiers and their families to spread the concept of “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam – One Family, One Health.”

From June 20 to June 23, the INS Sunayna visited Mombasa, Kenya, to improve relations between the two nations.

The Indian High Commission’s representatives welcomed the ship as it docked. The commanding officer summoned Brigadier YS Abdi, Deputy Commander of the Kenya Navy, and emphasised the value of yoga in uniting people from all over the world.

A collaborative yoga session involving Kenyan Defence Forces and members of the Indian Navy was held on board on June 21, the International Day of Yoga.

There was also a maritime partnership exercise between the two navies. During the harbour phase, the crews of the Kenyan and Indian navies engaged in boarding drills, asymmetric threat scenarios, and VBSS training. For the Kenya Navy, a ‘HADR capsule’ was also conducted on board.


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