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India and Singapore Pledged to Enhance Defence Relationship
Aug 21, 2014

The Minister of Defence of Singapore, Dr. Ng Eng Hen, who was on official visit to India, met Defence Minister Arun Jaitley. The Singapore Defence Minister was accompanied by the High Commissioner of Singapore in India Lim Thuan Kuan and other officials of the Singapore Ministry of Defence and the Armed Forces. During the meeting, both Ministers expressed satisfaction over the wide ranging and comprehensive defence exchanges between both countries and agreed that the enhancement of defence relationship between the two countries was in the mutual interest. 

Both Ministers exchanged views on the global and regional security scenario. In the context of security situation in the Asia Pacific region, both Ministers acknowledged the role of the ASEAN Defence Ministers Meeting (ADMM)-Plus framework in promoting dialogue and consensus in the region. Both Ministers noted the commonalities in the security concerns of India and Singapore and acknowledged that there was scope for both countries to continue to work together for peace and stability. Both Ministers agreed to continue the robust engagements and to continue to work together to further substantiate defence interactions in the areas of mutual benefit. 

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