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Ministry of Defence
29-May-2017 19:38 IST
India and Fiji Sign MoU on Defence Cooperation

The Minister of Defence and National Security of Fiji, Honourable Ratu Inoke Kubuabola accompanied by his delegation met the Minister of Defence, Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley in New Delhi today.

The Ministers discussed expanded defence partnership in maritime security between both the countries, and naval cooperation was identified as an area of promise.

An MoU on defence cooperation envisaging several areas of cooperation including in defence industry, military training and humanitarian assistance & disaster management was signed.

The visiting Minister was received by a Tri-Services Guard of Honour at the lawns of South Block. He also laid a wreath at the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate. Earlier in the day before his arrival in New Delhi, Honourable Ratu Inoke Kubuabola visited the Western Naval Command in Mumbai today.