FRENCH MIN­IS­TER FOR THE ARMED FORCES VIS­ITS IN­DIA

SP's NavalForces - - NEWS -

The French Min­is­ter for the Armed Forces, Florence Parly was re­ceived by De­fence Min­is­ter Nir­mala Sithara­man on Oc­to­ber 27, 2017. The Min­is­ters re­viewed on­go­ing ini­tia­tives to fur­ther strengthen bi­lat­eral de­fence co­op­er­a­tion as a key pil­lar of the strate­gic part­ner­ship be­tween In­dia and France.

They ex­plored ways for en­hanc­ing the scope of their joint ex­er­cises, in par­tic­u­lar the Varuna naval ex­er­cise sched­uled in early 2018. The Min­is­ters re­it­er­ated their strong in­ten­tion to fur­ther ex­pand bi­lat­eral co­op­er­a­tion on counter-ter­ror­ism and also agreed to strongly sup­port projects for de­fence man­u­fac­tur­ing un­der the ÔMake in In­di­aÕini­tia­tive as well as pro­mote de­fence tech­nol­ogy and R&D co­op­er­a­tion.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from India

© PressReader. All rights reserved.