Staff Maj Gen (Navy) Abdulla Hassan M A Al-Sulaiti, Commander, Qatar Emiri Naval Forces (QENF) visited India from 02 to 05 Apr 19. He was accompanied by a three member Qatar Navy delegation.
The visit aims to consolidate bilateral naval relations between India and Qatar. Also, to explore new avenues for naval cooperation. During his visit, Commander, QENF held bilateral discussions with Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chief of the Naval Staff.
Indian Navy cooperates with the Qatar Navy in many areas. These include operational interaction, training and exchange of White Shipping Information. Port calls by Indian Naval Ships, have further strengthened defence cooperation with Qatar. Commander QENF also visited Kochi and Ezhimala.