Royal Navy: Admiral Sir Mark Stanhope Visits India

by OldSailor on January 31, 2011


Royal_Navy_Admiral_Sir_Mark_Stanhope_India_Visit Admiral Sir Mark Stanhope, First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval Staff of the Royal Navy is on six day visit to India from January 30, 2011.

Some interesting features of the Admiral’s visit are:

  • to hold meetings with his senior Indian counterparts.
  • at New Delhi
    • to call on Defence Minister, Mr A K Antony.
    • to discuss all aspects of UK defence and security policy including UK-India defence relationship, maritime cooperation.
    • to deliver a keynote speech on Indian Ocean and Maritime Security at the National Maritime Foundation.
  • at Mumbai
    • to visit Mazagon Dock Ltd (defence shipyard).
    • to hold discussions with Commander-in-Chief of Western Naval Command.

On January 31, 2011 the visiting Admiral Sir Mark Stanhope called on Admiral Nirmal Verma the Chief of Naval Staff, Indian Navy at New Delhi. The above photograph is released by Press Information Bureau.

Read more about the visit of Admiral Sir Mark Stanhope from the press release of the British High Commission, New Delhi.

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