Turkish corvette TCG Buyukada F-512 made a goodwill visit to Kuwait last week as part of the framework of friendly ties between the two nations. The corvette docked at Shuwaikh Port and a defence exhibition showcasing Turkey’s defence industry was also held on the sidelines of the battleship’s visit.
Turkish Ambassador to Kuwait H.E. Murat Tamer welcomed the invitees which included defence personnel from Kuwait as well diplomats and media persons. He praised the strong brotherly relations between Turkey and Kuwait and expressed gratitude to the Kuwait leadership for their support and cooperation in several fields.
TCG Büyükada is indigenously designed, developed and built by the Tuzla Naval Shipyard in Istanbul showcasing the naval capability of Turkey. A reception was held by the commander on board the ship which was attended by high ranking dignitaries from the defence ministry and also diplomats and media persons.