PM to review city parade at International Fleet Review

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New Delhi, Feb. 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be the chief guest at the International City Parade to be held in Visakhapatnam this evening as part of the ongoing International Fleet Review 2016.

The 30-minute long Operational Demonstration will showcase multidimensional operational tasks undertaken by the various arms of the Indian Navy.

The marching contingents of Army, Air Force, Andhra Pradesh Police, NCC, foreign navies and marching bands from the three services and visiting countries will participate in the parade along with the host, the Indian Navy. The demonstration will culminate with the address by the Prime Minister, who would also release a book on ‘Maritime Heritage’ during the event.

The picturesque Ramakrishna Beach in Visakhapatnam will witness two events – Operational Demonstration and International City Parade. Several warships, submarines, naval aircrafts as well as Marine Commandos will present an action-packed display of the capabilities of the Indian Navy.

Meanwhile, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will also inaugurate a two-day maritime conference here as part of IFR. Raksha Mantri will be the chief guest and deliver the keynote address at the inaugural session of the conference. (ANI)

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