Vice President visits Eastern Naval Command in Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam (NVI): Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu arrived at Visakhapatnam today on a maiden visit to the Eastern Naval Command (ENC).

On arrival at INS Dega, the Vice President was received by Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-in-C) ENC and officials from the District Administration.

Naidu reviewed a ceremonial Guard of Honour and thereafter held discussions with the FOC-in-C at HQENC. He was given a comprehensive briefing on the role and responsibilities of ENC.

The Vice President was also taken by boat for harbour familiarisation which was followed by a visit to the indigenously built stealth frigate INS Sahyadri where he was given a guided tour and an overview on the operational capabilities and combat prowess of the Indian Navy.

Later, the Vice President also interacted with naval personnel.