Visit of Indian Naval Ship INS Sunayna to Port Victoria

INS Sunayna, a ship based at Southern Naval Command, Kochi, visited Port Victoria, Seychelles from 03- 06 Sep 23.

During port visit, the ship participated in variety of activities which included professional and social interactions, cross deck visits and joint yoga sessions.

Furthermore, a familiarisation tour of ship was conducted for personnel of Seychelles Coast Guard and the ship was open for visitors. 

The Commanding Officer, INS Sunayna called on Shri Kartik Pandey, High Commissioner of India and interacted with Brig Michael Rosette, Chief of Seychelles Defence Forces along with senior leadership of SDF. 

As part of Indian Navy’s community outreach programme, the ship’s crew visited Anse Royale Old Age Home and donated essentials and provisions.

The visit reinforces India Seychelles defence ties.