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UAE wants to train navy personnel in India

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January 03, 2006 23:32 IST

United Arab Emirates has evinced interest in training its naval personnel in India as also seeking assistance in setting up a submarine arm for its navy.

These topics figued prominently in discussions the visiting commander of the UAE naval forces Rear Admiral Sohail Mohammed Khalifa Al-Marar had with the Naval Chief Admiral Arun Prakash in New Delhi.

Heading a five-member delegation, Khalifa Al-Marar is currrently on a three-day visit in New Delhi during which he will embark upon the navy's latest acquisition -- the Talwar class stealth frigates and an SSK class submarine in Mumbai.

India's assistance to UAE for a hydgrographic survey and coastal zone management also came up for discussion, a naval spokesman said.

The two sides, the spokesman said also discussed holding of passage exercises in the near future. Indian Navy already has held joint exercises with UAE neighbour Oman.

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