Mon, 31 Oct 1994

Indian naval chief in town

JAKARTA: Chief of the Indian Naval Staff Adm. Vijay Singh Shekhawat is due here today for a four-day visit at the invitation of Indonesian Navy Chief of Staff Adm. Tanto Kuswanto.

Shekhawat will meet with Defense and Security Minister Gen. (ret) Edi Sudrajat, Armed Forces (ABRI) Commander Gen. Feisal Tanjung and commander of the Western Fleet R. Adm. Arief Kushariadi.

Shekhawat joined the Indian Navy in 1956. Known as the pioneer of the submarine arm, he has commissioned and commanded submarines, submarine bases and squadrons. (pan)