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InternationalMaritime seminar held in Vizag

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Vice President Mr. Jagdeep Dhankhar, recently inaugurated the International Maritime Seminar, conducted as part of MILAN 2024 in Visakhapatnam.

The International Maritime Seminar, which was a pivotal component of MILAN 2024, proved to be a convergence of global maritime excellence. The seminar served as a platform for collaboration, synergy, and growth among nations across the oceans.

The Chief of Naval Staff of Indian Navy, Naval Chiefs of  Friendly Foreign Countries, Senior dignitaries, Delegates including Ambassadors, High Commissioners and  senior naval officers from India and  friendly foreign countries participated in the seminar. 

Their presence underscored the significance of fostering international dialogue and cooperation in the maritime domain.

Themed “Partners across Oceans: Collaboration, Synergy, Growth,” the seminar featured an illuminating array of presentations and discussions. 

Papers presented by esteemed speakers from twelve nations delved into critical areas such as economic growth, maritime security, capacity building, climate change mitigation, blue economy initiatives, and sustainable development of maritime infrastructure.

The International Maritime Seminar, as part of MILAN 2024, stood as a testament to the enduring importance of international cooperation in addressing the challenges and opportunities facing the global maritime community. 

Through meaningful dialogue and partnership, participants strived to pave the way for a more secure, sustainable, and prosperous maritime realm.

Milan Village draws crowds 

MILAN Village, a rendezvous of culture, tradition and cuisine was inaugurated by the Raksha Mantri as part of MILAN-2024. 

The vibrant tapestry of cultures promoted by delicacies from Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Bangladesh, and Vietnam along with a wide variety of Indian cuisine delighted everyone. 

Handlooms, handicrafts, gems, crystals, artefacts and souvenirs from across the world made memorable takeaways for the visitors. A slew of cultural performances and dances by various artists also enthralled the visitors.

A Maritime Technical Exposition MTEX-24 in association with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) was also inaugurated by Mr. Rajnath Singh. 

MTEX-24 highlighted India’s push towards self-reliance in the defence sector. It showcased the latest advancements in naval technology viz shipbuilding, communication systems, cybersecurity etc.


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