Defence Minister Rajnath Singh met an American Jewish Committee (AJC) Delegation led by Ted Deutch in New Delhi today. The meeting was warm and cordial. Defence Minister recalled his previous meeting with AJC in USA many years ago and commended the good work being done by AJC in building bridges between countries and communities.
The meeting discussed a few other areas of common interest such as enhanced defence cooperation, particularly defence industrial cooperation. Defence Minister said that India offers significant advantage in terms of land cost, skilled human capital, a vibrant start-up ecosystem, a huge domestic defence market, incentives given by state governments for investing in Defence Industrial Corridors, and government policies promoting FDI and defence manufacturing in India.
Ted Deutch, CEO AJC was accompanied by Robert S. Peckar, chair, AJC Asia Pacific Institute; Jason Isaacson, AJC Chief Policy and Political Affairs Officer; and Shira Loewenberg, Director, AIC Asia Pacific Institute.