Thursday, 13 April 2017
Admiral Sunil Lanba and his delegation’s visit to MIMA was in conjunction with his appointment as Chief of Naval Staff Indian Navy on 31 May 2016.
Group photot of the delegates with MIMA researchers
Admiral Lanba had discussions with the Deputy Director General, Dr. Rizal Abdul Kadir and Ms. Sumathy Permal on various maritime affairs affecting the Asean Region, in particular, issues surrounding the South China Sea and the Straits of Malacca. The visiting delegation comprised Commodore Srivinas Ganapathi and Cdr Charit Kapii of the Indian Navy, Col Anirudh Chauhan, Defence Advisor of the Indian Embassy to Malaysia, Nikhilesh Giri, Deputy High Commissioner of India in Malaysia, and Captain Sharifudin Bakar of the Royal Malaysian Navy.
Admiral Sunil Lanba signing MIMA's Visitor Book
This visit is among MIMA’s efforts to provide expert opinion on maritime affairs in particular to foreign delegates. The visit ended with an exchange of mementos by both sides.
MIMA DDG receiving memento from Admiral Sunil Lanba