The flotilla was welcomed by Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari to the southern Iranian port.
The mission of the Iranian flotilla was to execute the Supreme Leader’s orders, preserve the country’s interests in free waters, fight against pirates and provide security for shipping lines. The flotilla was also carrying a message of peace and friendship to the world. It attended a joint exercise with naval forces of India.
Coincident with its return, the 41st Iranian flotilla started an international mission after being seen off by Navy commanders.