Tashkent, Nov 2 : Taking forward the defence cooperation to a new level, India and Uzbekistan on Saturday signed three memoranda of understandings (MoUs) here including military medicine and education.
After participating at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s (SCO) Council of Heads of Government (CHG), Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and his Uzbekistanian counterpart Major Gen Nizamovich held bilateral defence talks here.
On the sidelines of the meeting, Mr Singh said in a tweet, “Had fruitful deliberations with Uzbekistan’s Defence Minister, Major Gen Nizamovich in Tashkent. India-Uzbekistan share deep bonds of friendship and cooperation as Strategic Partners. The cooperation between both the countries is a factor in ensuring regional peace & stability.”
“India-Uzbekistan signed three MoUs in the field of Military Medicine and Military Education to further strengthen the Defence cooperation between both the countries. Increased Military to Military cooperation will lead to enhanced interaction in the areas of Mutual Interest,” he added. (UNI)