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7th edition of Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS)

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 02, Jul 2021
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  • The ‘Indian Ocean Naval Symposium’ (IONS) is a voluntary initiative conceived by the Indian Navy in 2008
  • IONS seeks to increase maritime co-operation among navies of the littoral states of the Indian Ocean Region by providing an open and inclusive forum for discussion of regionally relevant maritime issues
  • IONS is a biennial event, hosted by the French Navy at La Réunion from 28 June to 01 July 2021.


  • South Asian Littorals: Bangladesh, India, Maldives, Pakistan, Seychelles, Sri Lanka and United Kingdom (British Indian Ocean Territory)
  • West Asian Littorals: Iran, Oman, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates
  • East African Littorals: France (Reunion), Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, South Africa, and Tanzania.
  • South East Asian and Australian Littorals: Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand and Timor-Leste.