Srinagar, Sep, 07: After completion of his visit to Mongolia, Defense minister Rajnath Singh will leave for Japan on September 07, 2022 on a four-day official visit.
The defense minister, along with External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar, will participate in the 2nd India-Japan 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue in Tokyo on September 08, 2022.
The Japanese side will be represented by Minister of Defence Mr Yasukazu Hamada and Minister of Foreign Affairs Yoshimasa Hayashi.
The 2+2 Dialogue will review bilateral cooperation across domains and chart out the way forward. India and Japan are pursuing a Special Strategic and Global Partnership.
This year marks 70 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
In addition to the 2+2 dialogue, Rajnath Singh will separately hold bilateral talks with his Japanese counterpart to further strengthen defence cooperation between the two countries across various sectors.
He is also scheduled to call on the Prime Minister of Japan Fumio Kishida during the visit.