Visakhapatnam: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu arrived on a maiden visit to the Eastern Naval Command (ENC) here on Saturday.
On arrival at INS Dega, he was received by Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief(FOC-in-C) ENC and officials from the District Administration. The Vice President reviewed a ceremonial Guard of Honour and thereafter held discussions with the FOC-in-C at headquarters of the ENC. He was given a comprehensive briefing on the role and responsibilities of ENC and was taken by boat for harbour familiarisation which was followed by a visit to the indigenously built stealth frigate INS Sahyadri where he was given a guided tour and an overview on the operational capabilities and combat prowess of the Indian Navy.
Later, the Vice President interacted with naval personnel.