Navy chief arrives in Port Blair on five-day visit

| Updated: Feb 01, 2017 00:35 IST

Port Blair (Andaman and Nicobar Islands) [India], Jan.31 (ANI): Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC) and Chief of Naval Staff (CNS),accompanied by Mrs. Reena Lanba, President NWWA, arrived at Port Blair on their five day visit to Andaman and Nicobar Command today. He was received by Vice Admiral Bimal Verma, Commander-in-Chief, Andaman and Nicobar Command. After arrival at Port Blair, he called on the Lt.Governor of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Professor Jagdish Mukhi. Subsequently during briefing at HQ ANC, he was updated on the operational preparedness of the Andaman and Nicobar Command. He reviewed the infrastructure development and future plans of ANC. Over the next four days, Admiral Lanba will be visiting the various outlying units of HQ ANC and interacting with the troops located there to get a first-hand overview of their preparedness and well-being. During the course of his visit, he would be visiting Air Force Station Car Nicobar (Carnic) where he will be paying his tributes to the martyrs at the Tsunami Memorial. He would also be visiting INS Baaz at Campbell Bay, INS Kardip at Kamorta Island and Naval Air Station (NAS) Shibpur apart from the various units and establishments located at Port Blair. (ANI)