Admiral Karambir Singh Takes Charge As New Navy Chief

New Delhi: Admiral Karambir Singh on Friday took over as the chief of the Naval staff replacing incumbent Sunil Lanba.

“Admiral Karambir Singh PVSM AVSM ADC assumes charge as the 24th Chief of the Naval Staff,” the Navy spokesperson tweeted.

Admiral Lanba passed on the baton to Admiral Singh at a ceremony in the South Block on Friday.

After assuming charge, Admiral Karambir Singh said, “My predecessors made sure that Navy has a solid foundation and has reached new heights. It will be my endeavour to continue with their efforts and provide the nation with a Navy that’s strong, credible and ready to meet the security challenges in maritime domain.”