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04-December-2016 17:53 IST
President of India Extends Greetings to all Members of the Indian Navy on the Occasion of Navy DAY 2016

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has extended greetings and felicitations to all members of the Indian Navy and their families on the occasion of Navy Day 2016.

In his message, the President has said, “I am happy to learn that Navy Day is being celebrated on 4th December, 2016.

The Indian Navy is a strong, capable and professional force, which has effectively safeguarded our national maritime interests and built bridges of friendship across the oceans. The Indian Navy has also played an important role in rendering aid and humanitarian assistance across the Indian Ocean Region.

Over the past few decades, the Indian Navy has transformed itself into a multi-dimensional and technologically enabled force, capable of meeting any maritime challenge confronted by our nation. I am confident that in the years ahead, the Indian Navy will continue to progress as a potent instrument of our national power.

On the occasion of Navy Day 2016, I extend my greetings and good wishes to all officers, sailors and civilian personnel of the Indian Navy and their families”.