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French Defence Minister in India on 2-day Visit

French Minister for the Armed Forces, Florence Parly is on a two-day visit to India.
This visit will strengthen France’s fast developing defence cooperation with India.

French Defence Minister in India on 2-day Visit


Highlights of the Visit

  • She will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Minister of Defence, Nirmala Sitharaman to plan the upcoming visit of the French President Emmanuel Macron.
  • A delegation-level talks with her Indian counterpart Nirmala Sitharaman was held in which defence operational cooperation, joint exercises of the armed forces, counter-terrorism, the industrial and technological partnership under the Make in India initiative was discussed.
  • The joint venture plans to develop several key components for Rafale Fighter Jets under the Make in India initiative. 
  • Florence Parly will board the INS Kalvari, the first of the six Scorpene submarines
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