His Excellency Dr Mohammed Bin Nasser Bin Ali Al-Zaabi, Secretary General, Ministry of Defence, Sultanate of Oman along with a seven member delegation is on a two day visit to Kochi from 02 – 04 February 22. The delegation interacted with Vice Admiral MA Hampiholi, AVSM, NM, Flag Officer Commanding – in – Chief, Southern Naval Command, at Headquarters Southern Naval Command on 03 Feb 22 and held discussions on various defence cooperation issues with the Indian team
The delegation also visited Cochin Shipyard Ltd, the Indigenous Aircraft Carrier- Vikrant, professional trainingschools viz Navigational & Direction School and Diving School. In addition, the delegation also interacted with the Staff Officers of Southern Naval Command on various professional subjects. The delegation would be departing Kochi for Oman on 04 Feb 22. Prior to arriving Kochi, the delegation had visited New Delhi from 31 Jan – 02 Feb 22 and attended the 11th meeting of India-Oman Joint Military Cooperation Committee (JMCC), aimed at enhancing the defence cooperation between the two countries.