Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will journey to the Uzbek capital,
Tashkent, on a three-day go to to attend a defence ministerial
conclave of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).
Chinese Defence Minister General Wei Fenghe and Russian Defence
Minister Sergei Shoigu are additionally anticipated to attend the SCO meet,
moreover their counterparts from different member international locations of the
The SCO defence ministerial assembly is going down round three
weeks forward of the annual summit of the influential grouping.
The summit is scheduled for September 15-16 in Samarkand.
“I might be in Uzbekistan to participate within the SCO Defence
Ministers Meet being held at Tashkent. I might be holding a
bilateral assembly with Uzbekistan’s Defence Minister, Lt. General
Nizamovich, and in addition work together with the Indian group. Look
ahead to it,” Singh mentioned in a tweet on Monday.
The defence ministry mentioned Singh, throughout his August 23-25 go to
to Tashkent, will meet the defence ministers of a number of the SCO
member international locations.
However, there is no such thing as a readability on whether or not there might be a gathering
between Singh and Shoigu.
Singh is scheduled to ship his handle on the SCO assembly on
“During the go to to Tashkent, Raksha Mantri will meet his
Uzbekistan counterpart Lieutenant General Bakhodir Kurbanov,
Minister of Defence of the Republic of Uzbekistan, which can also be
the host nation,” the defence ministry mentioned in an announcement.
“In addition, conferences are additionally scheduled with Defence Ministers
of another member international locations of SCO on the sidelines of this
assembly, the place bilateral points and problems with mutual curiosity will
be mentioned,” it added.