Rajnath Singh arrives in Bangkok for ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting-Plus

PTI | Updated: Nov 16, 2019, 22:40 IST

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NEW DELHI: Defence minister Rajnath Singh arrived in Bangkok on Saturday to attend the ADMM-Plus meeting where defence ministers of ASEAN countries and eight other nations would gather and discuss the way forward for security cooperation.
"Rajnath Singh arrived in Bangkok today to attend ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting-Plus (ADMM-Plus) and the opening ceremony of Defence and Security 2019 Exhibition," a government press release said.
Singh is scheduled to attend the ADMM-Plus meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, on Sunday.
As part of the agenda for the ADMM-Plus meeting, Singh will also release a "Handbook on Military Medicine for ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations)" along with Myanmar Defence Minister Lieutenant General Sein Win.
"Bilateral meetings with several participating defence ministers are planned," the release said.
In addition to the 10 ASEAN countries, eight countries such as Japan, the US and China participate in this meeting to promote more practical defence cooperation.
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