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Mission SAGAR IX

Mission SAGAR IX:

With the overarching aim of providing critical medical aid to Sri Lanka during the ongoing crisis, INS Gharial as part of Mission SAGAR IX reached Colombo.

  • Mission SAGAR IX: INS Gharial reaches Colombo, delivers critical medical aid to Sri Lanka
  • It delivered over 760 kgs of 107 types of critical lifesaving medicines.
  • The shipment was received by Sri Lankan Health Minister Channa Jayasumana.
  • In line with the Government’s vision of SAGAR – Security And Growth for All in the Region – the Indian Navy undertakes several deployments titled Mission SAGAR to assist friendly countries.
  • Since May 2020, the Indian Navy has successfully concluded eight such missions, deploying ten ships to 18 Friendly Foreign Countries.