India Navy Chief Admiral R Hari Kumar meets Oman's Minister Mohammed Al-Nu'amani, discusses bilateral defence cooperation
Muscat: Indian Navy Chief Admiral R Hari Kumar, who is on a three-day visit to Oman, has met Gen Sultan bin Mohammed Al-Nu'amani, Minister of Royal Office and discussed issues related to bilateral defence cooperation with him.
Speaking on the meeting, Indian Navy's Spokesperson tweeted: "Adm R Hari Kumar #CNS called on H.E. Gen Sultan bin Mohammed Al Nu'amani, Minister of Royal Office (MRO), discussed issues related to bilateral defence cooperation & thanked him for the assistance provided to the #IndianNavy ships calling ports in Oman."
The Indian Navy chief is visiting Oman from July 31 to Aug 2.
"The visit aims to consolidate existing bilateral defence relations and high-level discussions with military leadership of the Sultanate of Oman," read a statement issued by the Indian Ministry of Defence earlier.
Adm R Hari Kumar #CNS called on H.E. Gen Sultan bin Mohammed Al Nu'amani, Minister of Royal Office (MRO), discussed issues related to bilateral defence cooperation & thanked him for the assistance provided to the #IndianNavy ships calling ports in Oman.— SpokespersonNavy (@indiannavy) August 1, 2023
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Coinciding with the visit, Indian Navy’s indigenously designed and constructed Guided Missile Destroyer INS Visakhapatnam arrived at Port Sultan Qaboos, Muscat on July 30 for a three-day port call, during which various naval cooperation events are scheduled with the Royal Navy of Oman, which will culminate with a Maritime Partnership Exercise (MPX) on Thursday.
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