Trincomalee Current Affairs, GK & News

Trincomalee  Current Affairs, GK & News

India-Sri Lanka to hold SLINEX military exercise

On October 19, 2020, India and Sri Lanka are to begin a three-day military exercise “SLINEX”. The eighth edition of the exercise is to be held off coast of Trincomalee. It is to be conducted in non-contact at-sea only format. This strategy has been adopted due to COVID-19 pandemic. Highlights The drill will include series ..

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Indian Naval chief on a four-day visit to Sri Lanka

The Chief of Naval Forces Admiral Karabir Singh is to visit Sri Lanka between December 19 and December 22, 2019. The visit is aimed to strengthen bilateral maritime relations between the countries Highlights The admiral will hold bilateral talks with the vice-admiral De Silva and other senior government officials. He will also attend the passing ..

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SLINEX-2018: India and Sri Lanka conducts joint naval exercise at Trincomalee

India, Sri Lanka joint naval exercise SLINEX-2018 was held at Trincomalee, Sri Lanka from September 7 to 13, 2018. SLINEX exercise started in 2005 was previously held once in two years and now it has been converted to annual event this year onwards. SLINEX-2018 The exercise was conducted in two phases, namely Harbour and Sea ..

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India and Sri Lanka to participate in SLINEX-2018 naval exercise

The joint maritime naval exercise “SLINEX-2018” will be held between Indian & Sri Lankan navy at Trincomalee, Sri Lanka from September 7 to 13. The exercise which was previously held biannually has been converted to an annual event from year 2018 to enhance cooperation in the maritime domain and to further strengthen mutual trust and ..

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Trincomalee Port

Trincomalee Harbour is a seaport in Trincomalee Bay or Koddiyar Bay, a large natural harbour situated on the north-east coast of Sri Lanka. Recently Sri Lanka allowed India to jointly develop the Trincomalee port (oil tanks farm) in north-eastern part of the country.

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