Indian Naval Submarine ‘Vagir’, which is the most recent indigenous Kalvari-class submarine of the Indian Navy, will undertake an operational go to at Colombo from at present to 22 to commemorate the ninth version of Worldwide Day of Yoga (IDY) below the theme of ‘World Ocean Ring’.
The Commanding Officer of the Indian Naval submarine, Commander Divakar. S will name on Commander Western Naval Space, Rear Admiral Suresh De Silva. Throughout the submarine’s go to the vessel could be open for guests and schoolchildren.
The Excessive Fee of India in co-ordination with Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre will organise a grand occasion at Colombo Port to have fun IDY on June 21, 2023 with participation of senior defence hierarchy and personnel from Indian and Sri Lanka Navies. The Indian Navy is collaborating within the ninth version of IDY with the distinctive initiative of performing Yoga on chosen ports internationally forming a ‘World Ocean Ring’. Connecting folks the world over in a typical pursuit of wellness, IDY 2023 resonates with the theme of India’s ongoing presidency of the G20, Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam or ‘One Earth, One Household, One Future’.
It could be recalled that Indian Naval Ships Delhi, Sukanya, Kiltan and Savitri had earlier visited Colombo and Trincomalee earlier this 12 months, throughout which Yoga classes had been organised with Sri Lanka Navy. Not too long ago, in June 2023, Sri Lankan Armed Forces participated within the three-day Yoga workshop throughout 5 cities in Sri Lanka, which was organized by Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre.
Visits by Indian Navy ships and submarines in Sri Lanka purpose to foster brotherhood and togetherness between the 2 neighbouring navies in line with the India’s imaginative and prescient of ‘Neighbourhood First’ coverage and ‘Safety and Progress for all within the Area (SAGAR)’.