Op Samudra Setu: Indian Navy Ship Jalashwa Departs Male on Third Trip

Indian Navy

New Delhi: Indian Naval Ship Jalashwa, which Male, Maldives on June 4 for her third trip under Op Samudra Setu left for India with 700 Indian nationals on board on June 5. During the embarkation, the ship was visited by Colonel Mohamed Saleem, the Commandant of the Maldives Coast Guard.

With this trip, Jalashwa will successfully bring back almost 2,700 Indian citizens from Maldives and Sri Lanka to Indian shores under the broader umbrella of the Indian Government’s Mission Vande Bharat.

The ship will observe strict COVID protocols onboard and is expected to reach Tuticorin on June 7.

The evacuated personnel will be disembarked at Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu and entrusted to the care of State authorities.