Objective of the Navy Chief’s visit was to take stock of security situation along coastal area in Gujarat

Chief of Naval staff Admiral Karambir Singh on Thursday visited INS Dwarka, Indian Navy's forward operating base at Okha in Gujarat.

As per a statement issued by the Ministry of Defence, the Chief of Naval staff was briefed by the Flag Officer Commanding Gujarat, Daman and Diu on maritime operations and security aspects relevant to Gujarat, Daman & Diu (GD&D) naval area.

He also took stock of coastal surveillance initiatives by Gujarat, Daman &Diu area and interacted with personnel from Naval Station Okha and other units.

Appreciating the quality work put in by the station, he encouraged the personnel to keep up the good work as INS Dwarka enters its Golden Jubilee year. CNS Karambir Singh also wished all personnel and families at GD&D naval area the very best for the New Year.