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S Korean ships arrive in Lanka with arms, computer sets

[Zee News, Tuesday, 16 June 2009 07:14 No Comment]

Two South Korean ships carrying arms and educational items for Sri Lanka arrived here this morning on a goodwill visit to the island nation, a navy official said.

"Some ‘integrated arms’ were provided by South Korea on its own," the official said adding the ships were given a 21 gun salute on anchoring at the port here.

While ‘Destroyer’, one of the ships of South Korean Navy, brought in ‘integrated arms’, the other one, a combat logistics ship, contained educational items including 50 computer sets to be donated to institutions in the island nation, he said.

South Korean Ambassador to Sri Lanka Choi ki-Chul and some citizens of the country were present at the port to welcome the two ships which are on a three-day goodwill mission to Sri Lanka, the official said.

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