Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman holds series of bilateral talks with her ASEAN and US Counterparts on the sidelines of ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meet (Plus) in Singapore.
Shailesh Kumar, National Defence New Delhi, 20 October 2018
She met US Secretary of Defence, James Matis, Mohamad bin Sabu, Minister of Defence, Malaysia, Christopher Pyne, Minister for Defence, Australia, Ngô Xuân Lịch, Defence Minister of Vietnam, Delfin Lorenzana, Secretary of National Defense, Philippines.
She also attended Gala Dinner hosted by Dr Ng Eng Hen, Minister of Defence, Singapore.
Defence Ministers from ASEAN countries and that of China, Russia, USA, Australia, Japan, New Zealand, and the South Korea have gathered in Singapore for the 12th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM) and the 5th ADMM-Plus, which is being hosted by Singapore.
(Picture Courtesy: Nirmala Sitharaman, Defence Minister of India)