US Secy of Navy in India to discuss maritime security
Mumbai: A year after terrorists struck Mumbai via the sea route, United States Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus arrived here Thursday on a four-day visit to India to
discuss cooperation on challenging maritime security issues.
Mabus will meet officials in Mumbai and New Delhi during his visit, an American consulate release said here.
"Arriving in India on the anniversary of the terrorist attack on Mumbai makes our discussions particularly relevant and highlights the shared challenges facing our two great
nations and the global community," Mabus said.
"I am confident that the greater cooperation and
information sharing between our two countries in the wake of
Mumbai will lead to a safer, more secure world," he said.
He said that for the past one year there has been
reinforced cooperation among American, Indian, and
international law enforcement agencies which are working
together to defeat global terrorism and this collaboration is
"The attack on Mumbai was a tragedy that demonstrated the
constant threat and unrepentant evil of international
terrorism. Our hearts remain with the families of those
killed, with all those who suffered and with the city that has
had to confront the grim spectre of terror," he said.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Trouble mounts for Salman Khan as driver reiterates that actor killed blackbuck
- PM Modi to chair NITI aayog meeting today
- Narsingh Yadav dope scandal: NADA set to announce verdict today
- Protests in Kashmir were fuelled by LeT: Hafiz Saeed
- Cabinet approves changes to GST Bill, drops 1% additional tax
- Stick to my statement that Salman Khan killed Chinkara, says 'missing' driver
- Eye on China? India to buy four P-8I aircraft from US for maritime surveillance over Indian Ocean Region
- Terrorist captured in J&K's Kupwara district is Pakistani national from Lahore: Report
- No question of tampering with samples of shot putter Inderjeet Singh: NADA boss
- New Israeli settlement plans `provocative and counterproductive`: US