The Indian Coast Guard regional headquarters (East) is conducting the first-ever training for eight personnel, two officers and six personnel below officer rank, of the Maldives National Defence Force Coast Guard at Chennai till October 19, as part of international cooperation between the two countries.
The training is being held on an indigenously built interceptor boat, the Coast Guard said in a press release.
India has agreed to hand over one interceptor boat to the Maldives Coast Guard, it added.
“The curriculum aims to enable the Coast Guard personnel to get acquainted with operating these highly versatile boats with state-of-the-art equipment and sensors,” it said.
Source: The Hindu