Vice Admiral Rajesh Pendharkar, AVSM, VSM, who recently took over as Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Eastern Naval Command (ENC), Visakhapatnam, called on Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy at the Camp Office here on Tuesday.
The Chief Minister felicitated him and presented a statue of Lord Venkateswara Swamy. The Vice Admiral explained about the steps being taken to overcome the security challenges in safeguarding the sea waters and shared the details of Milan-2024, being hosted by ENC in February at Visakhapatnam, in which Naval Wings of 57 countries will conduct multilateral exercises. The Vice Admiral presented a replica of the ship INS Visakhapatnam to the Chief Minister.
ENC officers Captain VSC Rao, Captain Rohit Kattoju, Commander YK Kishore and Lieutenant Sai Krishna were among those present.