Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu will pay tribute to the martyrs at the War Memorial on Thursday to mark the start of International Fleet Review 2016 exercises.
All Set for India’s International Fleet Review
Head of Naval Staff Admiral R.K. Dhowan, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Naval Command Vice Admiral Satish Soni and commanding officers of foreign maritime boats would also lay wreaths at the War Memorial as a mark of respect to the fallen legends. The Victory at Sea War Memorial on the Beach Road is a suggestion to public of the heroic efforts and the penance that their brethren made for the country.
Later, the Chief Minister would initiate the Maritime Exhibition (MAREX) on the topic – Innovation, Youth and Indigenisation – at the Andhra University Engineering College Grounds in the vicinity of the Chief of Naval Staff, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief and leaders of going to outside maritime boats.
The exhibition foucses on Prime Minister’s vision of ” Make in India “. Different Indian Industries and associations will be setting up a variety of 74 stalls showcasing the independence of Indian Navy. Leader Narendra Modi is planned to visit the exhibition on February 6.
Chief of Naval Operations of United States of America Admiral John Richardson would be partaking in the International Fleet Review. Amid his first visit to India he would be going to New Delhi and from that point go to the City for the IFR. While in the City, the US Admiral would meet with mariners from USS Antietam (CG 54), a Ticonderoga-class guided missal cruiser, and USS McCampbell (DDG 85), an Arleigh Burke-class guided rocket destroyer.
The IFR Village and Maritime Exhibition will stay shut on February 7, in perspective of Operational Demo and International City Parade.