Indo-Polish defence talks held

November 4th, 2008 - 10:24 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Nov 4 (ANI): Defence Minister A. K. Antony and his Polish counterpart Bogdan Klich held defence-level talks here today.
Earlier Klich laid wreath at Gandhiji’’s Samadhi at Rajghat. Later he was given ceremonial Guard of Honour on his arrival at Defence Headquarters in South Block.
Klich is slated to hold talks with the Chairmen of some prominent Defence Public Sector Undertakings including HAL, BEL, BEML and Ordnance Factories Board (OFB).
Polish Defence Minister’’s visit follows the fourth meeting of the Joint Working Group (JWG) held here last month. During the JWG meeting held on October 15-17, the two sides agreed to consolidate cooperation in Defence Industry and specialized training of their Armed Forces.
The India-Poland JWG on Defence Cooperation was set up with the signing of an agreement on Defence Cooperation in February 2003 during the visit of Polish Prime Minister to India. The first meeting of the JWG was held in April 2006.
The Polish Defence Minister arrived on a three-day state visit to India today. He will visit a Para Brigade of the Indian Army at Agra on Wednesday before leaving for Vietnam on Thursday. (ANI)

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