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International Fleet Review 2016: President Pranab Mukherjee reviews naval fleet

Sat February 06 2016, 4:21 pm
  • India’s naval might was on full display off the Visakhapatnam coast on Saturday as President Pranab Mukherjee reviewed the naval fleet. (PTI)

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    10. Narendra Modi: Narendra Modi: In March last year in Mauritius, I had spelt out our vision for the Indian Ocean. The Indian Ocean Region is one of my foremost policy priorities. Our approach is evident in our vision of 'sagar', which means ocean and stands for Security And Growth for All in the Region. (AP)

  • President Pranab Mukherjee, onboard the presidential yacht INS Sumitra, inspected the fleet of 71 Indian naval ships. Also on the yacht were Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and three other service chiefs. (PTI)

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    2. Narendra Modi: An important part of India's transformation is the 'blue' economy. The blue Chakra, the wheel in our national flag, represents the potential of the blue economy. An essential part of this pursuit is the development of India's coastal and island territories but not just for tourism. (AP)

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    4. Narendra Modi: The large presence of foreign navies at this Fleet Review is a confirmation of our shared urge to walk the pathways of peace and cooperation to keep the maritime domain safe and secure. A nation's ability to reap economic benefits from the oceans rested on our capacity to respond to the challenges in the maritime domain. The threat of natural disasters like tsunami and cyclones is ever present. Man-made problems such as oil spills, climate change continue to risk the stability of the maritime domain. A peaceful and stable maritime environment is critical for regional and global security. (AP)

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    9. Narendra Modi: 37 of the Indian warships in the Fleet Review were made in India and their numbers will surely rise as govt boosts the the Make in India initiative. (AP)

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