In an exciting development, Admiral R. Hari Kumar, the Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS), has announced that MILAN-2024 is gearing up to be a grand international event with 46 countries already confirming their participation. The naval gathering is scheduled to take place in Visakhapatnam from February 19 to 27, promising a week of maritime collaboration and engagement.
The CNS revealed that the list of participating countries is impressive, reflecting the global significance of MILAN-2024. Notably, 46 nations have officially confirmed their presence, and there is anticipation that four more countries will soon join the list.
MILAN, a biennial event hosted by the Indian Navy, serves as a platform for naval forces worldwide to come together, share insights, and enhance cooperation. Visakhapatnam, known for its strategic maritime location, will play host to this prestigious event, bringing naval leaders and representatives from diverse nations under one roof.
The confirmation of participation from 50 countries underscores the international community’s commitment to fostering collaboration in maritime security and promoting mutual understanding among naval forces. As the preparations for MILAN-2024 unfold, the stage is set for a week of insightful discussions, cultural exchanges, and strengthening of naval ties on the picturesque shores of Visakhapatnam.