Defence Ministers of India & Japan meet in Tokyo, focus on strategic and global Partnership
@rajnathsinghDefence Ministerial meeting between India and Japan is presently underway in Japan’s capital Tokyo. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is heading the Indian side while Japanese side is led by Japan’s Minister of Defence Takeshi Iwaya. The Ministerial Dialogue will aim to further strengthen India-Japan Special Strategic and Global Partnership and include wide-ranging discussions to enhance the bilateral defence and security engagements between the two countries.
The two sides are also expected to deliberate on the long-pending issue of supply of the US-2 amphibious aircraft by Japan to India.
Earlier, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reached Tokyo today during the first leg of his five-day visit to Japan and South Korea to enhance strategic ties and explore possibilities of collaboration of major military platforms.
In a tweet, Mr Singh said, India and Japan share special, strategic and global partnership. Defence Minister said, he is hopeful that this visit will lead to substantial strengthening of the bilateral defence relations between the two countries. Mr Rajnath Singh will also call on Prime Minister of Japan Mr Shinzo Abe during the two-day visit to Japan.