Indian and South Korean Coast Guards meet in New Delhi to enhance their mutual cooperation in areas such as capacity building, training, and other issues of mutual interest.
1. Introduction The Indian Coast Guard and the South Korean Coast Guard are holding their 11th high-level meeting in New Delhi on 25th April 2023. This meeting will be attended by a seven-member delegation from the South Korean Coast Guard and will be led by Commissioner General KIM Jong Wook. The Indian Coast Guard team will be headed by ADG Rakesh Pal, Officiating Director General, Indian Coast Guard.
2. Discussion of mutual cooperation The main objective of this meeting is to discuss ways to enhance mutual cooperation between the two coast guards. Both sides will be discussing various measures to strengthen their cooperation in areas such as capacity building, training, and other issues of mutual interest.
During the meeting, both parties will have the opportunity to exchange information and experiences in various areas related to coastal security. They will also explore opportunities for joint training exercises and operations to enhance their capabilities and effectiveness in dealing with maritime security challenges.
3. Conclusion This high-level meeting between the Indian Coast Guard and the South Korean Coast Guard is expected to strengthen their relationship and cooperation in the field of maritime security. It will provide a platform for both sides to exchange ideas, share experiences, and identify areas of mutual interest for further cooperation.