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Navy Chief Lanba on four-day visit to UK from Tuesday

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

will begin his four-day visit to the UK from Tuesday with an aim to further consolidate bilateral maritime ties and explore new avenues of cooperation.

During the visit, Lanba is scheduled to hold talks with the of Defence Staff, UK and of the Naval Staff of the Royal Navy, the said.

Lanba is also scheduled to visit the of Strategic Studies (IISS) in London, at and interact with the organisers of the Royal Tattoo at

The visit of Admiral Lanba to the UK from March 12 to March 15 will consolidate existing maritime cooperation initiatives as well as explore new avenues for cooperation, the said.

The has had traditional links with the (RN) of the UK.

With the constitution of the (DCG) and the Sub Group (MSG) in 1995, a two-tier structure of cooperation was established for progress on various areas of defence cooperation.

In September 2004, the two countries inked a pact to embark upon a strategic partnership in which defence cooperation figured prominently.

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First Published: Mon, March 11 2019. 20:59 IST