Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday (July 28) met with his Belarusian counterpart Lieutenant General Viktor Khrenin. "Raksha Mantri Shri @rajnathsingh met Minister of Defence of the Republic of Belarus Lieutenant General Viktor Khrenin on the sidelines of the SCO Defence Ministers' Meeting in Dushanbe, today," said Bharat Bhushan Babu, Defence Ministry's Principal Spokesperson.
Rajnath Singh on Tuesday reached Dushanbe to attend the annual meeting of the Defence Ministers of SCO member states in Tajikistan. In the annual meeting, issues like defence cooperation among SCO members are discussed and a communique is expected to be issued after the deliberations. Singh's address at the meeting is slated for today.
Earlier today, Rajnath Singh laid a wreath at the Somoni memorial in Dushanbe. "Raksha Mantri Shri @rajnathsingh laid wreath at Ismail Samani (Ismoil Somoni) Memorial in Dushanbe. Ismail Samani, who ruled the region during 892 AD-900 AD is considered a national hero of Tajikistan. Memorial was erected in 1999 to commemorate 1000th anniversary of Samanid State," said Defence Ministry.