Defence minister Rajnath Singh holds bilateral meets with his Uzbek, Kazakh and Belarusian counterparts in Uzbekistan
Tashkent: Defence minister Rajnath Singh Tuesday held bilateral meetings with his Uzbek counterpart Lieutenant General Bakhodir Kurbanov; Defence Minister of Kazakhstan Colonel General Zhaksylykov Ruslan Zhakslykov and Belarusian Defence Minister Lieutenant General Viktor Khrenin.
Singh reached Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan, today on a three-day official visit.
On Wednesday (August 24) the minister will attend the annual meeting of the defence ministers of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) the member states where defence cooperation issues among the SCO Member States will be discussed during the meeting.
A joint communiqué is expected to be issued after the deliberations.
During the stay in Tashkent, Singh will pay homage at the monument of late Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri and meet the Indian Diaspora in Uzbekistan.