Multi-national Naval excercise ‘Milan-2018’ begins
Author: Desk March 6, 2018
The Andaman Nicobar command is organising the biennial get-together of foreign navies, called ‘Milan-2018’ at Port Blair from Tuesday.
The command has been organising the get-together since 1995. Altogether sixteen countries are participating in the biennial exercise which will conclude on thirteen march. During multilateral Exercise at sea with an aim to enhance regional cooperation for combating Unlawful Activities at sea will be organised. an international maritime seminar cultural and social exchange, band concert, ship visit, sports and city parade are the highlights of Milan 2018.
For the first time, Oman is also participating in this exercise Defence minister Nirmala Sitaraman and chief of naval staff Admiral Sunil Lamba will be visiting Port Blair for this international event This prestigious international event will also see participation of 38 delegates from the sixteen participating countries, making it the largest gathering since its inception in 1995.