Delegates arrive for IONS-2008February 12th, 2008 - 9:54 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 12 (ANI): The Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) saw its first delegation arrive here today to participate in the inaugural “IONS Seminar 2008.”
The 12-member Saudi delegation, headed by Vice Admiral Prince Fahd bin Abdullah Al Saud, Commander of the Royal Saudi Naval Forces, was received by Rear Admiral BR Rao, Chief Hydrographer of the Indian Navy.
The Singapore delegation, which also arrived today, was headed by Rear Admiral CHEW Men Leong, Chief of the Navy, Republic of Singapore Navy, was received by Rear Admiral HCS Bisht.
Delegations from Eritrea, Brazil, Seychelles, Kuwait, Qatar, Mauritius, Malagasy, Myanmar, Oman, Sri Lanka, the UAE, Kenya, Djibouti, Egypt, Mozambique, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Malaysia, Maldives, Indonesia, Australia, Thailand and France, will arrive tomorrow.
The seminar is being jointly conducted by the Indian Navy and the National Maritime Foundation. (ANI)
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