New Delhi: Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh began a four-day visit to Myanmar from February 17 to consolidate and enhance the bilateral maritime relations between New Delhi and Nay Pyi Taw .
During his visit, he would hold bilateral discussions with Admiral Tin Aung San, C-in-C, Myanmar Navy and also call on Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, C-in-C Defence Services and other senior government officials.
Admiral Singh is scheduled to interact with the trainees of National Defence College in Nay Pyi Taw and also visit the Naval Dockyard and Training Command of the Myanmar Navy in Yangon.
Myanmar Navy is a member of Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) and participates in the activities conducted under the IONS construct.
Indian Navy regularly interacts with Myanmar Navy through the medium of Staff Talks, Joint Working Group Meeting on Maritime Cooperation and other operational interactions which include Port visits, Coordinated Patrols, Bilateral Exercises, Training, and Hydrography etc.
Besides, both navies also interact during maritime activities such as Admiral’s Cup, Goa Maritime Conclave and Exercise MILAN.