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Indian Navy and Royal Bahrain Navy exercise set to begin

Posted On: 17 AUG 2021 3:41PM by PIB Mumbai

Mumbai, August 17, 2021

INS Kochi, flying the flag of Rear Admiral Ajay Kochhar, Flag Officer Commanding Western Fleet (FOCWF) is at Manama, Bahrain as part of its Persian Gulf deployment. The FOCWF called on Chief of the Naval Staff of the Royal Bahrain Naval Force, Rear Admiral Mohammed Yousif al-Asam on 16 Aug 21 and was received by a ceremonial Guard of Honour at their Naval Base.

Rear Admiral Ajay Kochhar, Flag Officer Commanding Western Fleet (FOCWF) calling on His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Prime Minister and Crown Prince of Kingdom of Bahrain at the Al-Qudaibiya Palace.

A co-ordination and operational planning conference between the Indian Navy and Bahrain Navy teams was also held ahead of the Maritime Partnership Exercise scheduled to be held on 18 Aug 21 between both the navies.

A Coordination and Planning conference in progress between the Indian Navy and Bahrain Navy teams onboard INS Kochi

 

Rear Admiral Ajay Kochhar, Flag Officer Commanding Western Fleet (FOCWF) calling on Chief of the Naval Staff of the Royal Bahrain Naval Force, Rear Adm Mohammed Yousif al-Asam.

The FOCWF also called on His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Prime Minister and Crown Prince of Kingdom of Bahrain at the Al-Qudaibiya Palace.

 

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