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Rajnath Singh to visit Japan, Korea from Sept 2
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Rajnath Singh to visit Japan, Korea from Sept 2

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New Delhi, Aug 30: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will be visiting Japan and Republic of Korea from September 2 to 6 for bilateral ties.

As part of his visit to Japan, the minister will co-chair the Annual Defence Ministerial Dialogue with his counterpart, Takeshi Iwaya, Minister of Defence of Japan, the ministry of defence said.

The Ministerial Dialogue will aim to further strengthen India-Japan Special Strategic and Global Partnership and include wide-ranging discussions to enhance the bilateral defence and security engagements between the two countries.

During his visit, Mr Singh will also call on the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe.

In the Republic of Korea (ROK), he will have a bilateral dialogue with Jeong Kyeong - Doo, Minister of National Defence of ROK.

He will also call on the Prime Minister of ROK Lee Nak - Yon.

A CEO's Forum followed by a Business-to-Government (B2G) meeting will also be held in Seoul with the participation of members of Defence Industry from both sides with the aim to encourage India - ROK Defence Industry co-operation. (UNI)