Def Min to visit Malaysia to further cement defence ties

India’s Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh will pay an official visit to Malaysia on July 10-11, 2023, with focus on further consolidating bilateral defence ties and military cooperation and enhanced ‘Strategic Partnership’.

The Indian Defence Minister will hold bilateral talks with Defence Minister of Malaysia Mr Dato’ Seri Mohamad Hasan, during which both the Ministers will review defence cooperation between the two countries and explore new initiatives to further strengthen the engagements.

Further, the two sides will also exchange views on regional and global issues of shared interest.

Shri Rajnath Singh will also call on the Prime Minister of Malaysia Mr YB Dato’ Seri Anwar bin Ibrahim during the visit.

To be noted, India and Malaysia have a common interest in peace and prosperity of the entire region.

The two democracies have a robust and multifaceted relationship which has expanded into several strategic areas, including defence and security.

Besides, both the countries are committed to work under the vision of Enhanced Strategic Partnership established during the visit of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to Malaysia in 2015.