International Fleet Review: No positive response from Pakistan

New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) China is likely to participate in the International Fleet Review to be held in Visakhapatnam next year but Pakistan has not yet responded to India’s invitation for the review, an official said.

Navy Chief Admiral R.K. Dhowan said on Wednesday that messages were sent to neighbouring countries through the Indian missions there.

“We had communicated through the missions abroad. PLA (People’s Liberation Army) Navy is likely to participate with a ship and delegation,” Dhowan told reporters at a press conference here.

On Pakistan, he said: “The (Indian) high commission told us they have not received a positive response.”

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