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Indian warship escorts Omani sailboat on voyage
An Indian warship is escorting an Omani sailboat making a voyage to celebrate 50 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

Sailboat Majan, which is retracing a historic trade route that existed between the two nations during the Bronze Age, set sail Wednesday from Sur in Oman to Bet Dwarka in India on a two-week voyage using sails and navigating with the help of celestial bodies as was done in ancient times.

"The Indian Navy ship Gomati is escorting Majan during the voyage and will provide search and rescue cover to ensure her safe passage to the Indian port of Okha on the Saurashtra coast in Gujarat," an Indian navy spokesman said.

"India and Oman have age-old friendly relations and diplomatic relations between them have withstood the test of time over the past 50 years. The two coastal states have had maritime interactions dating back many a millennia when trade was through sea routes," he said.

In recent years, the navies of the two countries have strengthened relations by conducting regular exercises and ship visits.

"This has resulted in understanding and recognising the importance of the roles of India and Oman in International maritime affairs," the navy spokesman said.


Posted by Jehangir Unwalla @ 9:50 AM


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