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Admiral Nizamuddin Ahmed Chief of Naval Staff Bangladesh Navy Visits India

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Admiral Nizamuddin Ahmed Chief of Naval Staff Navy Visits

Admiral Nizamuddin Ahmed, Chief of Naval Staff of the Navy is on an official visit to from 28 to 30 August 2017. The visit is aimed at consolidating bilateral naval relations between and and to explore new avenues for naval cooperation.

The Chief of Naval Staff, Navy will hold bilateral discussions with Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee and Chief of the Naval Staff and other senior officials of the Indian Navy on 28 August 2017. The Admiral is also scheduled to meet Chief of the Air Staff, and will also call on the Honble Raksha Mantri, NSA and Defence Secretary as part of his official meetings in New Delhi. In addition to New Delhi, the Admiral is also scheduled to proceed to Visakhapatnam where he will be visiting various naval establishments, including INS Kalinga, INS Karna and INS Satavahana.

Naval cooperation between and has been traditionally strong, encompassing a wide span which includes operational interactions through Training, Port Calls, Passage Exercises along with Capability Building and Capacity Augmentation initiatives. Navy is also the present Chair of the Indian Ocean Symposium (IONS), which is a Multilateral Maritime Cooperation platform launched by the Indian Navy. Navy is also scheduled to conduct an International Multilateral Maritime Search and Rescue Exercise titled IMMSAREX in November 2017, which is being held under the IONS construct.

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First Published: Mon, August 28 2017. 00:20 IST