Indian Naval ships Delhi and Satpura, under the command of Rear Admiral Gurcharan Singh, Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet, departed Sihanoukville, Cambodia on May 14, 2023. The three-day port call demonstrated India's cordial ties and rapidly growing cooperation with the Kingdom of Cambodia.
Apart from social interactions with senior dignitaries from the Defence ministry and Royal Cambodian Armed Forces, Personnel from both navies engaged in a wide range of professional interactions, cross deck visits and friendly sports exchanges.
Training sessions on Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) and firefighting was also conducted. The ship was also open to visitors and members of the Indian diaspora in Cambodia were provided a tour of the two ships.
The successful port call has enhanced mutual understanding and strengthened the bonds of friendship between the two navies.