|Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh co-chairs Japan – India Defence Ministerial Meeting in Tokyo|
Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh co-chairs Japan – India Defence Ministerial Meeting in Tokyo
Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh co-chaired the Japan – India Defence Ministerial Meeting with Defence Minister of Japan Mr Takeshi lwaya in Tokyo. The dialogue discussed various issues of mutual concern including ways to further strengthen the existing bilateral co-operative arrangements and adopt new initiatives towards achieving peace and security in the region.
The lndo-Pacific vision was discussed at length with an expression of India's preference for a rules-based order along with centrality of Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and inclusiveness and security for all.
The importance of the Special Strategic and Global Partnership between India and Japan in addressing regional peace, security and stability was also highlighted.Furthermore, the two Ministers had free and frank discussion on the emerging regional security scenario.
Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh invited participation of Japanese companies and other stakeholders at biennial DefExpo 2020 to be held in Lucknow.