Muscat, The Maritime Security Center (MSC) and the Indian Navy Forces signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

at the MSC's HQs in Al Murtafaa Camp today.

The MoU was signed by Rear Admiral Saif Nasser Al Rahbi, Commander of the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO), Head of the Maritime Security Committee,

whilst it was signed from the Indian side by Admiral Karambir Singh, Chief of the Naval Staff in the Republic of India.

The MoU aims at enhancing the existing joint cooperation between the MSC and the Indian Navy's Information Management and Analysis Centre (IMAC) in the fields of maritime security and

information exchange between the two friendly countries in order to maintain safety in the maritime navigation against various hazards.

After the signing ceremony, the Indian military official toured the MSC's facilities. He was briefed on the tasks and roles of the centre in managing and leading operations of the maritime security in terms of maritime hazards, mainly search and rescue operations and protecting the marine environment from various risks.

Source: Oman News Agency