Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today held a telephone conversation with Australian Minister of Defence Linda Reynolds.
The two Defence Ministers had discussions on their respective responses against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rajnath Singh informed Linda Reynolds on India’s contribution to international efforts against COVID-19 and discussed areas of mutual cooperation in the global fight against the pandemic.
They also agreed that the India-Australia Strategic Partnership provides a good basis for both countries to work together along with other countries in this regard to deal with the post COVID-19 related challenges.
Both ministers also conveyed their commitment to take forward the initiatives of bilateral defence and security cooperation under the framework of the India-Australia Strategic Partnership.