Defence minister Rajnath Singh arrives in Visakhapatnam; to visit Eastern Naval Command
30, Jun 2019, 11:11 AM IST
Visakhapatnam: Defence minister Rajnath Singh arrived in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh on Saturday (June 29). It is a two-day maiden visit to the Headquarters of the Eastern Naval Command (ENC).
Rajnath was received by Admiral Karambir Singh, Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS) and Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, ENC and was presented a Guard of Honour.
During the visit, Rajnath would be apprised on the operational readiness of the Command and other relevant aspects of maritime and coastal security in the Eastern Seaboard, a press release said.
He is also scheduled to visit ships and submarines of ENC and interact with the naval personnel and defence civilians prior to his departure to New Delhi.