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  • The Defence Secretary of India and Secretary General of the Ministry of Defence, Indonesia co-chaired the 7th India-Indonesia Joint Defence Cooperation Committee (JDCC) meeting in New Delhi on May 03, 2024.


  • Both sides expressed satisfaction at the expanding scope of defense cooperation between the two countries.
  • The progress made on various bilateral defense cooperation initiatives deliberated in meetings of Working Groups on Defence Cooperation and Defence Industries Cooperation was reviewed by the co-chairs.
  • Dignitaries identified means to enhance existing areas of collaboration, especially in the field of defense industry ties, maritime security, and multilateral cooperation.
  • The Secretary-General visited the DRDO headquarters in New Delhi as well as TATA Advanced Systems and L&T Defence facilities in Pune.
  • He also held deliberations with other Indian defence industry partners like Bharat Forge, Mahindra Defence & Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited and discussed ways to enhance defense industrial capabilities by cooperation in research & joint production.

For a detailed analysis of India-Indonesia relations: Refer to the DNEA video: https://www.iasgyan.in/daily-editorials/india-indonesia-relations-arun-goel-resigns-bhojshala-templednea-14th-15th-mar

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