VISAKHAPATNAM: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu will kick start the Day One of the International Fleet Review (IFR) activities here on Thursday.
Naidu will also inaugurate Maritime Exhibition (MAREX), on the theme ‘Innovation, Youth and Indigenisation’ at the Andhra University College of Engineering grounds.
Chief of Naval Staff Admiral R.K. Dhowan, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Vice Admiral Satish Soni and commanding officers of visiting foreign naval ships will also be present on the occasion.
An array of stalls showcasing the self-reliance of Indian Navy, have been set up by various Indian industries and organisations.
A thematic light and sound show depicting the roles of the Indian Navy, both in war and peace time, will be an attractive feature in the exhibition.