India-Tanzania to further strengthen military ties

Chief of Army Staff, General Manoj Pande, welcomed Chief of the Tanzanian People’s Defence Force, General John Mkunda, on Monday and discussed ways to further strengthen existing military ties / relations between the two defence forces.

Both officials interacted and discussed aspects related to bilateral defence cooperation.

Earlier, Chief of Defence Staff General Anil Chauhan interacted with General Jacob John Mukunda, Tanzania, accompanied by the Commanders of Land Forces and Navy Forces Command of the Tanzania Peoples Defence Forces.

During their meeting, several aspects were discussed, including a comprehensive roadmap was discussed, spanning from defence cooperation, maritime collaboration, defence equipment & technology collaboration and structured training support, affirming stronger ties.

Noteworthy, India-Tanzania relations are marked by longstanding friendship and closeness, vibrant economic ties between our businesses, wide-ranging and substantive development partnerships and historical people-level linkages built over centuries-old commercial exchanges.