SIDM, Army signs MoU on cooperation on indigenization

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) commemorated its 25 years of partnership with the Indian Army today by organizing a Session on ‘25 Years of Army – Industry Partnership’. The Session was held in partnership with the Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers (SIDM). The first formal “Army - Industry Partnership” Conference was held on 14 & 15 September 1995.

Defence co-operation is important in Indo-Maldives relations

Sanjay Jaju, Additional Secretary (DP), Ministry of Defence, Govt of India today said that India and Maldives share a very close, cordial and a multidimensional relationship. India occupies a pre-eminent position in the Maldives and in accordance with the Neighbourhood First policy of Govt of India, we remain committed as a developmental partner for a stable, prosperous and peaceful Maldives. “Regular scheduled high-level exchange of visits is providing a sustained impetus to the growing relationship between the two nations,” he added.