India and Oman sign pact to scale up maritime security

The pact on white shipping will reinforce the growing collaboration between the two navies

India and Oman sign pact to scale up maritime security
RAdm Saif bin Nasser bin Mohsen Al-Rahbi (right) and Adm Karambir Singh (left) signed MoU for White Shipping Information Exchang on Monday. Courtesy : Twitter @indiannavy

India and Oman on Monday signed an agreement on the exchange of white shipping information -- advance information on the identity and movement of commercial non-military merchant vessels.

The pact highlights a boost in maritime security in the backdrop of growing cooperation between the two countries.