India, Malaysia agree to enhance cooperation to counter terrorism

October 27th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by ANI  

Manmohan Singh Kuala Lumpur, Oct.27 (ANI): Condemning terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, India and Malaysia on Wednesday agreed to enhance cooperation to counter terrorism including information sharing.

Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and his Malaysian counterpart Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib, also agreed on the establishment of a bilateral Joint Working Group on Counter-Terrorism at an early date.They also agreed to enhance defence exchanges and cooperation, which they decided, should be done through regular exchanges between the Defence Ministers, senior defence officials, Chiefs of the Armed Services.

The two leaders also agreed to explore the possibilities of joint collaboration on projects of mutual interest in the defence sector on the basis of experience gained by both sides during the SU 30 MKM training programme, including in the areas of industry collaboration / partnership.

The Malaysian side wants Indian defence industry to participate in the soon to be established Malaysian Defence and Security Park and support each others’ defence exhibitions (ANI)

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