Syllabus: India and its neighbourhood- relations.
India and Bangladesh held the fifth Annual Defence Dialogue on 28 August 2023 in Dhaka.
Crux About the meeting
- Defence Secretary is on a two-day visit to Bangladesh on 27-28 August 2023, co-chaired the meeting with his Bangladeshi counterpart Lt Gen, Principal Staff Officer, Armed Forces Division.
- The Annual Defence Dialogue between India and Bangladesh is the highest institutionalized interactive mechanism between both the countries.
- In the dialogue, both the countries highlighted its significance in chartering the future course of the relations between the two-Armed Forces.
- During the meeting, the ongoing defence cooperation activities between the two countries were reviewed and both sides expressed satisfaction at the increasing defence cooperation engagements.
- The talks covered the existing bilateral exercises and both sides agreed to increase the complexity of these exercises.