Over 2,000 enthusiastic visitors, which included school children, Indian diaspora, Omani and other nationals, visited the ship at Salalah Port. The ship is commanded by Capt Ajay Shukla and has a complement of 40 officers and 250 sailors. The ship is currently deployed in the Gulf of Aden on an anti-piracy deployment.
Manpreet Singh, chairman, Indian Social Club Salalah presented a memento to Capt Shukla in the presence of Defence Attaché and management committee members of Indian Social Club, Salalah.
Singh thanked H E Indra Mani Pandey, India’s Ambassador to Oman, Defence Attaché N Hariharan and Capt Shukla for arranging the visit of the Indian community to the ship.
Indian Social Club Salalah under the patronage of Embassy of India organised the visit of the Indian community to the ship.