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USS 'Lake Erie' arrives at the Port of Colombo

USS ERIE 2017 6 11USS 'Lake Erie', a guided-missile cruiser of the United States Navy, arrived at the Port of Colombo on a post relief mission Sunday (11th June).

According to Navy media sources the visiting US ship was accorded a ceremonial welcome by the Sri Lanka Navy upon its arrival at the Port of Colombo.

The ship had arrived to the country for a 14 day visit. The crew of USS 'Lake Erie' is expected to engage in post relief work in disaster affected areas of the country.

Several training engagements and HA/DR drills are also scheduled to be carried. The ship is scheduled to leave the country on 25th June.

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