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Admiral Karambir Singh to visit Myanmar

Indian Navy’s Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS) Admiral Karambir Singh is on a 4-day visit to Myanmar from 17-20 February 2020. The visit aims to enhance the bilateral maritime relations between India and Myanmar. Agenda: Admiral Karambir Singh will hold bilateral discussions with Admiral Tin Aung San, Commander-in-Chief Myanmar Navy. He will hold talks with H.E. Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, Commander-in-Chief Defence Services, and other senior Government officials. He will also interact with the trainees of National Defence College in Nay Pyi Taw. He will visit the Naval Dockyard and Training Command of the Myanmar Navy in Yangon. Indian-Myanmar Navy: Indian Navy regularly interacts with Myanmar Navy through Joint Working Group Meeting on Maritime Cooperation, the medium of Staff Talks, and other operational interactions which include Port visits, Coordinated Patrols, Bilateral Exercises, Training, and Hydrography, etc. Myanmar Navy is a member of the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS). The navy participates in the activities conducted under the IONS construct. Also, both the Navies also interact during maritime activities.

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