New Delhi: Defence Secretary Giridhar Aramane is on a crucial two day visit to Oman from today January 30, 2024. During his stay, Aramane is scheduled to co-chair the 12th Joint Military Cooperation Committee meeting with Oman’s Secretary General of the Ministry of Defence, Dr. Mohammed bin Naseer bin Ali Al-Zaabi.
The primary focus of the bilateral talks is a comprehensive review of the existing defence cooperation between India and Oman. Moreover, the visit aims to explore innovative initiatives, including industry collaboration, to strengthen and diversify the scope of bilateral engagements. The leaders will also engage in discussions on regional and global issues of mutual interest.
The visit holds immense importance in further solidifying the defence cooperation and strategic partnership between the two nations across various realms of military collaboration. This encompasses bilateral exercises, staff talks, training programs, and exploration into new and emerging areas of shared interest.
India and Oman share a robust and multifaceted relationship that extends into various strategic domains, prominently in the areas of defence and security. The commitment to collaborative efforts under the vision of a strategic partnership is evident, as both nations actively pursue common interests in fostering peace and prosperity throughout the region.