Mumbai, Sep 10 (PTI) An eight-member delegation of Japan Coast Guard visited Regional Headquarters of the Coast Guard at Worli in Mumbai on Monday.Also Read - Centre Issues FAQs On Omicron, Says No Evidence To Suggest Vaccines Don't Work On It

The visit was aimed at strengthening the ties between the Coast Guards of two countries for better co-ordination and joint operations in future, a defence release said. Also Read - How Software-Based Startups Look At Global Expansion

The Japan Coast Guard has had a regular presence in the Bay of Bengal since 2000 as part of `Sahyog-Kaijin’ exercises with the Indian Coast Guard, it said. Also Read - ATP Backs WTA, Asks China to Come Clean on Tennis Player Peng Shuai's Wellbeing

A joint Indo-Japan Coast Guard exercise was held in January this year off Chennai coast.

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