India’s Vice Admiral Girish Luthra Visits the Defence Headquarters

The Indian Ambassador to Kenya Her Excellency Suchitra Durai, Cabinet Secretary for Defence Ambassador Raychelle Omamo, India’s Vice Admiral Girish Luthra, Chief of Defence Forces General Samson Mwathethe, Vice Chief of Defence Forces Lieutenant General Robert Kibochi, Principal Secretary for Defence Saitoti Torome, India’s Defence attaché to Kenya Captain Mahesh Mangipudi and KDF Senior Military Officers in a group photo at the Defence Headquarters.

The Indian Ambassador to Kenya Her Excellency Suchitra Durai, Cabinet Secretary for Defence Ambassador Raychelle Omamo, India’s Vice Admiral Girish Luthra, Chief of Defence Forces General Samson Mwathethe, Vice Chief of Defence Forces Lieutenant General Robert Kibochi, Principal Secretary for Defence Saitoti Torome, India’s Defence attaché to Kenya Captain Mahesh Mangipudi and KDF Senior Military Officers in a group photo at the Defence Headquarters.

The Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-in-C), Western Naval Command of the Indian Navy, Vice Admiral Girish Luthra, visited the Defence Headquarters on Tuesday, 18 September 2018.

He was received by the Vice Chief of Defence Forces Lieutenant General Robert Kibochi, who was accompanied by Assistant Chief of Defence Forces in charge of Operations, Doctrine and Training (ADF OPD&T), Major General Adan Mulata and Assistant Chief of Defence Forces in charge of Personnel and Logistics (ACDF P&L) Major General Fatma Ahmed among other senior KDF Officers.

Vice Admiral Girish Luthra inspected a Quarter Guard mounted by Defence Headquarters Camp Admin Unit (DHQ CAU) Service personnel, before proceeding to hold talks with the Defence Cabinet Secretary, Ambassador Raychelle Omamo and Chief of Defence Forces General Samson Mwathethe amongst a host of other senior Ministry of Defence Personnel.

Also present during the visit were the Indian Ambassador to Kenya, Her Excellency Suchitra Durai and India’s Defence attaché to Kenya Captain Mahesh Mangipudi.

Vice Admiral Luthra is a specialist in Navigation and Direction and an alumnus of the National Defence Academy of India. He has commanded several Indian warships throughout his military career.

Vice Chief of Defence Forces Lieutenant General Robert Kibochi welcomes the India’s Vice Admiral Girish Luthra to the Defence Headquarters. Vice Chief of Defence Forces Lieutenant General Robert Kibochi welcomes the India’s Vice Admiral Girish Luthra to the Defence Headquarters.
India’s Vice Admiral Girish Luthra inspects a Quarter guard mounted by the Defence Headquarters personnel during his visit.India’s Vice Admiral Girish Luthra inspects a Quarter guard mounted by the Defence Headquarters Camp Admin Unit Service personnel during his visit.
Cabinet Secretary for Defence Ambassador Raychelle Omamo, Chief of Defence Forces General Samson Mwathethe and India’s Vice Admiral Girish Luthra at the Defence Headquarters. Cabinet Secretary for Defence Ambassador Raychelle Omamo, Chief of Defence Forces General Samson Mwathethe and India’s Vice Admiral Girish Luthra at the Defence Headquarters.