India, Indonesia agree to enhance collaboration in defence industry, maritime security

During the meeting, both sides expressed satisfaction at the expanding scope of defence cooperation between the two countries.
Defence Secretary Giridhar Aramane & Secretary-General of Indonesia
Defence Secretary Giridhar Aramane & Secretary-General of Indonesia

New Delhi: India and Indonesia on Friday agreed to enhance collaboration in areas of defence industry, maritime security and multilateral cooperation at the seventh India-Indonesia Joint Defence Cooperation Committee meeting held in New Delhi.

It was chaired by Defence Secretary Giridhar Aramane and Secretary-General of Indonesia’s Ministry of Defence Air Marshal Donny Ermawan Taufanto.

During the meeting, both sides expressed satisfaction at the expanding scope of defence cooperation between the two countries.

The progress made on various bilateral initiatives deliberated in meetings of working groups on defence cooperation and defence industries cooperation was also reviewed by the co-chairs, a Defence Ministry statement said.

During the meeting, both sides expressed satisfaction at the expanding scope of defence cooperation between the two countries. The progress made on various bilateral initiatives deliberated in meetings of working groups on defence cooperation and defence industries cooperation was also reviewed by the co-chairs, a Defence Ministry statement said.

During the visit, Air Marshal Taufanto visited the Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) headquarters in New Delhi as well as the TATA Advanced Systems and Larsen & Toubro defence facilities in Pune.

“He also held deliberations with other Indian defence industry partners like Bharat Forge, Mahindra Defence and Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited and discussed ways to enhance defence industrial capabilities by cooperation in research and joint production,” the statement said.

Air Marshal Taufanto also called on the Chief of Defence Staff General Anil Chauhan during the visit. On his arrival in the national capital, he laid a wreath and paid homage to the fallen heroes at the national war memorial. He is on a visit to India from May 2-4.

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