Saturday, February 16, 2019

News Bar

  A Systematic approach to build a positive future for the youth, President    |  Funerals of Sri Lankan Peacekeepers held with military honours;

Home News & Events MOD News

Navy brings ashore sick Malaysian sailor

Navy brings ashore sick Malaysian sailor

[January 31 2019]

A sick sailor onboard a Malaysian naval ship was brought ashore for treatment with the assistance of the Sri Lanka Navy on Wednesday (30 January). According to Navy media, Sri Lanka Navy rushed one of its Fast Attack Craft (FAC) to bring ashore the sick sailor who was onboard the Royal Malaysian Naval Vessel "KD Kasthuri" in response to information provided by the Malaysian High Commission in Colombo to the Maritime Rescue Coordinating Centre at the Naval Headquarters.

Naval personnel onboard the FAC reached "KD Kasthuri" in seas 05 nautical miles south of Colombo Lighthouse and safely transferred the sailor from the ship and brought him ashore. Upon reaching the Colombo harbor the sailor was taken to a hospital in the city for further treatment.

| |   PRINT


<<< Useful Links >>>

Reproduction of  news items are permitted when used without any alterations to contents and the source.

| About Us | Publications | News & Events | Resources | Useful Links | Services | Defence Units |

2009 Ministry of Defence  - Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. All Rights Reserved

Comments and suggestions to : Web Editor