High level of coordination on coastal security


Mumbai, Dec 4: The Navy on Thursday said it has achieved a ‘very high level of coordination  with concerned state and Central agencies on the issue of coastal security.

Vice Admiral Surinder Pal Singh Cheema, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Naval Command, told reporters that a very high level of coordination with concerned State and Central agencies has been achieved on the issue of coastal security.

He was speaking to reporters on board INS Vikramaditya, a modified Kiev-class aircraft carrier which entered into service with the Indian Navy in 2013.

Prevention of a 26/11 type attack is one of the prime focus areas of the Western Naval Command for which it is fully geared up to meet any challenge, he said.

The Flag Officer lauded the ‘good coordination and understanding’ with all agencies including Coast Guard, Marine Police, Customs to prevent any threat emanating from the sea.


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