Visakhapatnam: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy reviewed the ongoing infrastructure projects and proposals of the Indian Navy at the Eastern Naval Command (ENC) at Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh.
Rajnath Singh held a meeting with Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy and officials of the state and district administration. He also reviewed the progress of infrastructure projects, a government release said. The Union minster directed the naval officials to continue proactive civil-military synergies and cooperation to expedite the naval projects.
After attending a dinner hosted by the naval officials at the Eastern Naval Command, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy left for Vijayawada Saturday.
Defence minister Rajnath Singh who reached Visakhapatnam on Saturday for a two-day visit to the Eastern Naval Command (ENC) 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 Singh 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 Sunday noon. (PTI)
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