HMS Defender on a way to Lanka, reflects closer defence ties

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Colombo,Jan 30(ANI): The British High commission in Colombo has informed that the warship, HMS Defender, will pay a routine visit to Colombo to take on stores and fuel before continuing its duties in the Indian Ocean.

The Dawn reports that a Royal Navy warship is visiting Sri Lanka after four years.

The British high commission said the ship’s visit is an indication of the close defence relations between the two countries.

HMS Defender is a Type 45 Destroyer, built in the United Kingdom and is one of the world’s most advanced warships equipped with the Principal Anti Air Missile weapon system.(ANI)

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