VP Naidu visits Eastern Naval Command: Tours INS Sahyadri, other ships & submarines

New Delhi: The Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu visited the Eastern Naval Command (ENC), in Vishakhapatnam yesterday.

On arrival at INS Dega, Naidu was received by Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-in-C) of the ENC and Muttamsetti Srinivas Rao, Minister for Tourism, Government of Andhra Pradesh.

Naidu reviewed a ceremonial Guard of Honour and thereafter held discussions with the FOC-in-C at the headquarters of the ENC. He was given a comprehensive briefing on the role and responsibilities of ENC.

Naidu was taken by boat for harbour familiarisation which was followed by a visit to the indigenously built stealth frigate, INS Sahyadri, where he was given a guided tour and an overview on the operational capabilities and combat prowess of the Indian Navy. Later, Naidu interacted with naval personnel.

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