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Defence Minister, Bashir Magashi (rtd), Indian High Commissioner sign MoU on Military Cooperation between Nigeria & India

Towards enhance military cooperation between Nigeria and India, Minister of Defence, Maj Gen Bashir Magashi (rtd) on Friday hosted and signed a memorandum of understanding with the Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr Abhay Thankur in Abuja.

A statement  signed by the Special Assistant, Media and Publicity  to the Minister  of Defence,  Mohammed Abdulkadri said issue of bilateral interest between the  two Countries were discussed  behind closed doors and were not made available  to the media.

Furthermore, the statement  said the signing of the MoU was witnessed by Senior Military  Officers and some Principal  Personnel of the Ministry as well as the Indian  Defence Adviser to Nigeria, Colonel Cachin Dubey.

Highlight of the visit was the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the two countries  Armed Forces which emphasizes Defence co-operation in the areas of training and exchange  of  Military  programmes.

There is subsequent exchange of plagues between the host Minister and his visitor.


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