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Navy Chief Lanba begins visit to Thailand on Wednesday

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Chief will begin a four-day visit to from Wednesday with an aim to further consolidate maritime cooperation between the two countries.

Lanba will hold extensive talks with Thailand's and Luechai Ruddit, Commander-in-Chief of Royal Thai Navy, besides meeting other senior government officials, the said.

"The visit is intended to consolidate and enhance the maritime bilateral relations between and and also to explore new avenues of defence cooperation," it said in a statement.

Admiral Lanba will also visit the in and the third at Phuket.

Cooperation between Indian and Thai navies are on an upswing in the last few years on a number of fronts, including operational interactions and training.

The is also a member of the Naval Symposium (IONS), a platform of littoral states of the region for enhancing maritime security cooperation.

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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 18:31 IST
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