Rajnath Singh leaves for France to participate in Rafale fighter aircraft handing over ceremony

Defence Minister.Rajnath
Singh will leave on a two-day
visit to France today. An
official release said, Mr Singh
will meet French President
Emmanuel Macron tomorrow.
Later, the Minister will
participate in the Rafale
fighter aircraft handing over
ceremony at Merignac along
with French Minister of
Armed Forces, Florence Parly
He will also perform the
Shastra Puja on the
auspicious occasion of
Vijayadashami and fly a
sortie in the Rafale fighter
aircraft.

The Minister is also
scheduled to hold the Annual
Defence dialogue with the
French Minister of Armed
Forces. He will address the
CEOs of the French Defence
industry during which he is
likely to urge them to
participate in “Make in India”
and the DefExpo to be held in
Lucknow in February next
year.