Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh will pay an official visit to Mongolia from September 05 to 07, 2022, promoting strategic partnership with East Asian countries. The upcoming visit of the Defense Minister will be the first ever visit by an Indian Defense Minister to Mongolia and will strengthen the defense cooperation and strategic partnership between the two countries.
During the visit, Shri Rajnath Singh will hold bilateral talks with the Defense Minister of Mongolia, Lt Gen Saikhanbayar. He will call on His Excellency Mr. U Khuralsukh, President of Mongolia, and Mr. G. Jandanshatar, President of the State Great Khural of Mongolia. Both countries have common interests in promoting peace and prosperity throughout the region.
India and Mongolia share a strategic partnership and defense is a major pillar of this partnership. Bilateral defense ties with Mongolia have been expanding over the past few years with extensive contacts between the two countries including joint working group meetings, military exchanges, high level visits, capacity building and training programs and bilateral exercises. .
During the bilateral talks, the two Defense Ministers will review bilateral defense cooperation between India and Mongolia and explore new initiatives to further strengthen bilateral ties. The two leaders will also exchange views on regional and global issues of common interest.
Source : PIB INDIA