Defence Minister of Kazakhstan visits Jodhpur and Jaisalmer

New Delhi, April 8, 2021: General Nurlan Yermekbayev, Defence Minister of Kazakhstan along with his delegation visited Jodhpur and Jaisalmer as a part of the travel plan to India with a focus on boosting bilateral defence cooperation. Both countries share common interests of actively combating the threat of global terrorism and maintaining peace.

The Defence Minister of Kazakhstan reached Jodhpur on 07 April 2021. Lieutenant General JS Nain, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Command interacted with the Defence Minister and the delegation. The Army Commander during his interaction with the delegation said that “India and Kazakhstan hold a special partnership which is based on trust, confidence and mutual understanding. Both the countries share a common vision on issues affecting peace and stability in the world”.

The visit of Defence Minister General Nurlan Yermekbayev will foster greater military to military contact and cooperation between Kazakhstan and India, Ministry of Defence said in a statement yesterday.

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