Durban, Apr 27: Indian Navy ships INS Mumbai and INS Karmukh have reached Durban to take part a ten day long exercise with South Africa and Brazil naval forces.
The exercise would be held along the Cape Town coast. The Indian officers and the crewmen were accorded with a very special reception when they reached Durban. The naval exercises will start on May 5 and will go on till May 15. Indian High Commissioner to South Africa Rajiv Kumar Bhatia said that the relations between India and South Africa have taken a new momentum with the recent establishment of the Indo-African Forum in New Delhi.