India Thursday called for a common maritime security enforcement regime and liberalisation of visa regimes to boost trade and investment in the Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation (IOR-ARC) countries.
India`s capabilities to protect its interests IOR received a boost on Monday with the setting up of a Sukhoi fighter aircraft base in Tamil Nadu.
Recently, while addressing the Naval Commander`s Conference, Defence Minister A K Antony has also highlighted the Navy`s role in the IOR.
Navies of 35 nations from the
Indian Ocean Region will meet next week at Abu Dhabi to debate
and chalk out an action plan for anti-piracy operations in the
Gulf of Aden.
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