The 9th meeting of the joint Omani-Indian military cooperation committee was held Monday evening at the Indian Ministry of Defense building in New Delhi, Oman News Agency (ONA) reported.
Mohammed bin Nasser al-Rasbi, Secretary General at the Ministry of Defense, headed the Omani side and General Mohan Kumar, Undersecretary of the Indian Ministry of Defense, headed the Indian side.
The meeting discussed aspects of cooperation between the Ministries of Defense of the two countries and discussed a number of points listed on the agenda of the meeting.
The meeting was attended by the Sultanate’s Ambassador to the Republic of India and members the committee from both sides.
In February 2016, Mohamed bin Nasser al Rasbi, Secretary General in the Ministry of Defense led the Omani delegation at the 8th meeting (photo) of the Joint Military Cooperation Committee held in Muscat.
The Indian side was also represented by General Mohan Kumar and his three-member delegation.
The meeting reviewed the existing defense cooperation between the two countries and identified steps to further strengthen it. Oman and India underlined their determination to further expand their defense cooperation, which has been an important pillar of their strategic partnership.
Mohan Kumar then met Lt General Ahmed bin Harith al Nabhani, Chief-of- Staff of the Sultan’s Armed Forces and Major General Ahmed Salman Khushoob, Secretary General of the National Security Council.