** Sagar Sandesh print version ceases to be published from December 31, 2017. New look E-paper would be available from Jan. 1, 2018 onwards. free of cost.**

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh holds talks with President of French Republic, Mr Emmanuel Macron in Paris

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh held talks with President of the French Republic, Mr Emmanuel Macron, in Paris on October 8, 2019.

 Raksha Mantri had arrived in Paris on Monday, 7 Oct, for a two-day official visit to France. During the talks, the two leaders comprehensively discussed key aspects of bilateral defence partnership and resolved to continue strengthening the ties between the two countries..

Raksha Mantri thanked the French President for support to India’s strategic interests

Raksha Mantri also thanked the French President for the strong support by France to India's strategic interests and principles, including in fighting terrorism.

France is India’s important strategic partner

Earlier, Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh on his arrival in Paris had tweeted that France is India’s important strategic partner and its special relationship with India goes far beyond the realm of formal ties and also said that his visit to France is aimed at expanding the existing strategic partnership between both the countries.

Minister expressed his deepest condolences upon the demise of former French President Mr Jacques Chirac

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh also expressed his deepest condolences, on behalf of the Indian Government and its people, upon the demise of former French President Mr Jacques Chirac, saying Mr Chirac had played a decisive role in forging India-France Strategic Partnership.

To participate in the Rafale handing over ceremony; later, to perform pooja

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh will later participate in the Rafale fighter aircraft handing over ceremony at Merignac in Bordeaux along with French Minister of Armed Forces Ms Florence Parly.

Raksha Mantri is also scheduled to perform the ‘Shastra Puja’ on the auspicious occasion of Vijayadashami before flying a sortie in the Rafale fighter aircraft.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh getting ready to fly in first Indian Rafale jet (Twitter/Rajnath Singh)


Disclaimer
Copyright © 2019 PORT TO PORT - Shipping Services Portal ( Sagar Sandesh ). All rights reserved.

Follow Us