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New Delhi : PM Narendra Modi has conveyed his best wishes to the 6 women officers of the Navika Sagar Parikrama, who will begin their journey of circumnavigating the globe on board INSV Tarini, on September 10, 2017.

The Prime Minister has also urged everyone to share their good wishes and words of encouragement for the team of Navika Sagar Parikrama on the Narendra Modi App. “Today is a special day! 6 women officers of the Navy begin their journey of circumnavigating the globe on board INSV Tarini. The entire nation comes together in wishing the all-women team of Navika Sagar Parikrama the very best in their remarkable endeavour. Share your good wishes and words of encouragement for the team of Navika Sagar Parikrama, on the NM App,” the Prime Minister said, according to a PIB release.

This is the first-ever Indian circumnavigation of the globe by an all-women crew. They will begin their voyage on September 10 from Goa, and expect to return to Goa in March 2018, after completing the circumnavigation. The expedition has been titled Navika Sagar Parikrama. The Parikrama will be covered in five legs, with stop-overs at 4 ports: Fremantle (Australia), Lyttleton (New Zealand), Port Stanley (Falklands), and Cape Town (South Africa), according to the PIB release.

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