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Sri Lanka - India Bilateral Maritime Exercise SLINEX 2022 | Daily Current Affairs Dose

Sri Lanka - India Bilateral Maritime Exercise SLINEX 2022 | Daily Current Affairs Dose

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Sri Lanka - India Bilateral Maritime Exercise SLINEX 2022 | Daily Current Affairs Dose

The Ninth Edition of India - Sri Lanka Bilateral Maritime Exercise SLINEX (Sri Lanka–India Naval Exercise) is scheduled at Visakhapatnam from 07 Mar to 10 Mar 2022. 

The Bilateral Maritime Exercise SLINEX is being conducted in two phases; the Harbour Phase at Visakhapatnam on 07-08 Mar 22 followed by the Sea Phase on 09-10 Mar 22 in the Bay of Bengal.

Participate by

Sri Lanka Navy will be represented by SLNS Sayurala, an advanced offshore patrol vessel and the Indian Navy by INS Kirch, a guided missile corvette. 

Other participants from the Indian Navy include INS Jyoti, a Fleet support tanker, Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH), Seaking and Chetak Helicopters and Dornier Maritime Patrol Aircraft. The previous edition of SLINEX was conducted off Trincomalee in October 2020.


Bilateral Maritime Exercise SLINEX aims to enhance inter-operability, improve mutual understanding and exchange best practices and procedures for multi-faceted maritime operations between both navies. The Harbour Phase would include professional, cultural, sporting and social exchanges. 

Read More: 8th edition of India Sri Lanka bilateral joint Exercise Mitra Shakti 

Bilateral Maritime Exercise SLINEX during Sea Phase will include surface and anti-air weapon firing exercises, seamanship evolutions, aviation operations including cross deck flying, advanced tactical manoeuvres and special forces operations at sea. These will further enhance the high degree of inter-operability already existing between the two navies.

Important facts for upcoming exams from the above Current Affairs Topic

  • Capital of Sri Lanka: Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte (Legislative) and Colombo (Executive and Judicial)
  • Largest city of Sri Lanka: Colombo
  • Official languages of Sri Lanka: Sinhala, Tamil
  • President of Sri Lanka: Gotabaya Rajapaksa
  • Prime Minister of Sri Lanka: Mahinda Rajapaksa
  • Chief Justice of Sri Lanka: Jayantha Jayasuriya
  • Total Population of Sri Lanka 2020 estimate: Neutral increase 22,156,000 (57th)
  • Currency of Sri Lanka: Sri Lankan rupee (Rs) (LKR)

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