Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday arrived at the venue of the10th ASEAN Defence Ministers Meeting-Plus (ADMM-Plus) in Indonesia’s capital city Jakarta. During the meeting that is being held on the sidelines of the Defence Ministers of participating countries, Singh will address the forum on regional and international security issues, the Ministry of Defence announced in an earlier press release.
Singh was greeted by Indonesian Defence Minister and the Chair of ADMM Plus, Prabowo Subianto, who welcomed Rajnath Singh. The two leaders greeted each other warmly and proceeded to attend the meeting.
Taking to X, Rajnath Singh’s Office stated, “Raksha Mantri Shri @rajnathsingh will attend the 10th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting at Jakarta. He was received by the Indonesian Defence Minister and the Chair of ADMM Plus, Mr. Prabowo Subianto.” On Wednesday Singh had tweeted that he looked forward to holding discussions with his counterparts from other nations regarding major security challenges and opportunities that are present before the ASEAN region.
On the first day of the meeting, the Defence Minister will address the forum on regional and international security issues. According to the release by the Defence Ministry, the ADMM is the highest defence consultative and cooperative mechanism in ASEAN.