Navy welcomes 2 Thai firgates

The Philippine Navy welcomed two Royal Thai Navy (RTN) frigates HTMS Naresuan (FFG-421) and HTMS Bangpakong (FFG-456) at Pier 15, South Harbor, Manila today.

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The Thai frigates are in for a goodwill visit until Tuesday, April 2.

“The arrival of our Royal Thai Navy counterparts underscores the continuing efforts to further strengthen the relationship between our governments and navies. This will further enhance and sustain the promotion of peace, stability, and maritime cooperation through naval diplomacy,” Philippine Navy Naval Combat Engineering Brigade commander Commodore Alberto B. Carlos said.