INS SATPURA AND KADMATT VISIT SASEBO, JAPAN
In pursuance of IndiaÕs ÔAct East PolicyÕ and demonstration of IndiaÕs commitment to peace and stability in the IndoPacific Region, Indian Naval Ships Satpura and Kadmatt visited Sasebo, Japan from October 12-15. The visit of these ships is part the Indian GovernmentÕs initiatives to strengthen the long standing, mutually supportive and strong relationship between Japan and India. This historic relationship spans across the entire spectrum of engagement between both countries Ð cultural, spiritual, economic and security. The visiting Indian Naval ships engaged with the JMSDF in formal calls, as also professional, social and sporting interactions. After completion of the harbour phase, the ships took part in Passage Exercise with the Murusame class destroyer, JS Kirisame.