TCG Gemlik in Sri Lanka

F-492 TCG Gemlik arriving in Colombo Sri Lanka. Official Sri Lanka Navy Photo.

While the tension rises in the Eastern Mediterranean, the lone frigate F-492 TCG Gemlik is continuing her goodwill visits in the Indian Ocean.

The remaining ship of the Turkish Navy Task Group, she arrived in Colombo on 5th September 2011. Sri Lanka Navy ceremonially welcomed them in accordance with naval traditions. The purpose of the visit is to strengthen friendly ties between the two Navies.

According to Sri Lanka Navy website TCG Gemlik will remain at port of Colombo till 08th September 2011 and its crew will participate in special programs organized by the Sri Lanka Navy to promote goodwill and cooperation between the two Navies.

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