INS Tabar, as part of the ongoing Overseas Deployment, entered Port Stockholm on July 30. This is the first visit of an Indian Navy Ship to Stockholm in nearly two decades. The ship was received by Brig Gen Peder Ohlsson, Deputy Chief of Royal Swedish Navy and Group Captain Pankaj Mittal, Indian DefenceAttache (DA) at Sweden.
Brig Gen Peder Ohlsson said Tabar visit to Stockholm would only consolidate the long standing ties between the Indian Navy and the Royal Swedish Navy. The Indian Ambassador Tanmay Lal during his visit to the ship yesterday conveyed his appreciation for the role played by the Indian Navy in safeguarding the maritime interests of the country and diplomacy through Port Visits.