Readout of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command/5th Fleet/Combined Maritime Forces Commander Vice Adm. Samuel Paparo meeting with Ambassador of India to the Kingdom of Bahrain, his Excellency Mr. Piyush Srivastava

By U.S. 5th Fleet Public Affairs | March 03, 2021

Vice Adm. Samuel Paparo, commander of U.S. Naval Forces, U.S. 5th Fleet and Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), met with his Excellency Mr. Piyush Srivastava, Ambassador of India to the Kingdom of Bahrain, at the command headquarters on board Naval Support Activity (NSA) Bahrain, March 3.

They discussed the importance of a strong India-U.S. relationship and the shared commitment of the Indian Navy and U.S. Navy to deter illegal maritime activity in the Indian Ocean Region.

They also talked about the importance of naval partnerships like CMF, and toured the NSA Bahrain waterfront.