Celebrated National Maritime on Day 5 April

  1. On the occasion of the 60th National Maritime Day, Ports, Shipping and Waterways Minister Sarbananda Sonowal flagged off the Maritime Awareness Walkathon in New Delhi.
  2. Mr Sonowal highlighted the importance of the maritime sector for India’s economic growth and said that it is the lifeline and route to the prosperity of the nation.
  3. Shipping will open new boundaries to lead the building of Aatmanirbhar Bharat in India’s Amrit Kaal, according to Mr Sonowal.
  4. The vision of Amrit Kaal under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is for the creation of excellent employment opportunities for the youth, the Minister said.
  5. Mr Sonowal stressed the need to work hard to make shipping a fast-growing sector so that India can become a world leader in maritime infrastructure as well as a lead player in the maritime economy.

Question : When is the National Maritime Day celebrated?
a) 5 April
b) 4 June
c) 6 April
d)10 August
Answer: a) 5 April

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