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Defence Secretary co-chairs India-Germany High Defence Committee meeting in Berlin

February 28, 2024 Photo(s): By PIB
Defence Secretary Giridhar Aramane meets the State Secretary, German Ministry of Defence, Benedikt Zimmer ahead of their India-Germany High Defence Committee (HDC) meeting at Berlin, in Germany on February 27, 2024.

Defence Secretary Giridhar Aramane co-chaired the India-Germany High Defence Committee (HDC) meeting in Berlin on February 27, 2024 with the State Secretary, German Ministry of Defence Benedikt Zimmer. Both sides discussed a range of bilateral security and defence issues, with a focus on developing the defence cooperation as a key pillar of the Strategic Partnership between India and Germany.

They exchanged views on the regional security situation, discussed likely joint exercises with Germany in the Indo-Pacific, and deliberated on potential defence industrial projects and proposals. They emphasized on the need for a closer defence partnership and connecting the defence industries from both sides together. Of particular focus was the collaboration in high technology in defence.

The conduct of HDC meeting follows the visit of German Federal Minister of Defence Boris Pistorius to India in 2023.

Giridhar Aramane later interacted with a prominent think tank German Institute of International and Security Affairs (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik - SWP) in Berlin.