The Raksha Mantri Nirmala Sitharaman visited Goa Naval Area today. She was accompanied by Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chief of the Naval Staff. She was received by Vice Admiral Girish Luthra, Flag Officer Commanding in Chief, Western Naval Command and Rear Admiral Puneet K Bahl, Flag Officer Commanding, Goa Naval Area. The Raksha Mantri then boarded Indian Naval Ships operating off Goa for ‘Raksha Mantri Day at Sea’ scheduled 08th and 09th Jan.
The Raksha Mantri will be witnessing various naval operations including Practice Missile Firings, warships submarine and aircraft interaction exercises, flying operations from aircraft carrier and fly-past during the two day sea sortie.