Saudi Naval Chief Visits India

  • Admiral Fahad Abdullah S Al-Ghofaily, Chief of Staff, Royal Saudi Naval Forces.
  • Called on Adm R Hari Kumar, the Chief of the Naval Staff, Indian Navy on 11 Jan 24 at New Delhi.
  • Received ceremonial Guard of Honors at the South Block Lawns.

Indian Navy, Royal Saudi Naval Force:

  • As bilateral naval exercise Al Mohed Al Hindi.
  • Port calls at various ports of Saudi Arabia.
  • IONS (Indian Ocean Naval Symposium).
  • MILAN.
  • CMF (Combined Maritime Forces).
  • DCoC-JA (Djibouti Code of Conduct – Jeddah Amendment).

Current Visit:

  • Interaction with the Chief of Defence Staff, Defence Secretary, Chief of Air Staff and Vice Chief of Army Staff.
  • Visit IFC-IOR at Guru Gram and Southern Naval Command at Kochi.
  • To increase naval cooperation.
  • Neighbours to address shared maritime challenges in the IOR (Indian Ocean Region).
Posted in Current Affairs.