The May 14-17 visit “signifies the strong diplomatic, cultural and military ties between Sri Lanka and Pakistan”, reported Associated Press of Pakistan (APP).
The 123-meter PNS SAIF is a multi-mission frigate capable of operating independently or as part of a task force in a multi-threat environment.
The ship was commissioned in September 2010 at Shanghai, China.
It is equipped with stat of the art equipment and sensors. It is capable of operating in a multi-threat environment, it is equipped with multi-role missiles and other modern weapons systems.
“Such interactions are a part of the professional relationship between the two navies,” APP said.
“This partnership is considered important by both countries for creating a secure maritime environment in the Indian Ocean.”