India-South Korea jointly hold anti-piracy operations at Chennai coast
A South Korean coast guard ship, on Wednesday arrived in Chennai coast, Tamil Nadu, to take part in a joint exercise 'Sshyog-Hyeoblyeog-2016' which basically aims at anti-piracy operations and boosting naval ties.
School students at the welcoming ceremony. Pic/PTI
School students and officials were at the welcoming ceremony of 'Korea Coast Guard Ship 3009' at Chennai Port Trust ahead of the joint exercise 'Sahyog-Hyeoblyeog-2016' (cooperation).
South Korea Consul General, Chennai Kyungsoo Kim is also seen.
South Korea Consul General, Chennai Kyungsoo Kim is also seen. Pic/PTI
The exercise is likely to last till June 11.
This is the fifth edition of the Indo-Korean 'Sshyog-Hyeoblyeog' when coast guards of the two countries were involved in joint exercise in the Bay of Bengal off Chennai.