Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh is on a tour of America these days. From there he sent a message to the new Prime Minister of Pakistan, Sharbaz Sharif. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said, ‘I just want to say that work to eliminate terrorism. My best wishes are with you. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said that it is clear that whenever bilateral talks take place, the issue of terrorism is raised. We discussed this during the 2+2 talks with the US. There is no question of assurance from America. We have just discussed.
Apart from this, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh appealed to American companies to come and invest in India and support the ‘Make in India’ program. “We have asked American companies in Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu to work and invest in this area,” he said. As a large country, the center of the Indian Ocean and as a democracy, India’s ‘Act East’ and ‘Neighborhood First’ policies play an important role in the wider Indian Pacific and Indian Ocean region.
Rajnath Singh said that India is working with the US to double its capabilities in the traditional and emerging defense sectors. “Since the visit of Defense Minister Austin to India in March 2021, we have made significant progress in a number of defense cooperation activities,” he said.