Prince Charles visits India's aircraft carrier INS Vikrant (in pics)

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Kochi, Nov 13: Britain's Prince of Wales, Charles, visited the Cochin Shipyard Ltd. here on Tuesday to see India's first indigenous aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant.

During his tour, Prince Charles met shipyard workers and examined the heavy machinery used by the massive ships. Shipyard Chairman and Managing Director Commodore K Subramaniam and Flag Officer Commanding in Chief, Southern Naval Command, Vice Admiral Satish Soni received the Prince of Wales at the shipyard and escorted him to the aircraft carrier, the biggest warship to be built in the country.

Prince Charles, who was in the ship for half an hour, was taken to the flight deck and hangar deck of the ship by Commodore Subramaniam, Vice Admiral Satish Soni, Rear Admiral M S Pawar, Flag Officer Sea Training and Commodore Pradeep Kumar, Warships Production Superintendent.

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Duchess of Cornwall Camilla Parker Bowles with nursing students at a hospital in Kochi on Tuesday.

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Britain's Prince Charles receives a memento during a visit to Cochin Shipyard in Kochi on Tuesday.

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Britain's Prince Charles interacts with employees during a visit to Cochin Shipyard in Kochi on Tuesday.

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Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla Parker Bowles at the Kerala Folklore Museum and Theatre in Kochi on Monday.

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Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla Parker Bowles with Kathakali artists at the Kerala Folklore Museum and Theatre in Kochi on Monday.

With PTI inputs

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