New Delhi: Upon completion of his visit to Mongolia, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has reached Tokyo on a three-day official visit to participate in second India--Japan 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue on September 8. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will also join him.
The Japanese side will be represented by Minister of Defence Yasukazu Hamada and Minister of Foreign Affairs Yoshimasa Hayashi.
The 2+2 Dialogue will review bilateral cooperation across domains and chart out the way forward.
India and Japan are pursuing a Special Strategic and Global Partnership. This year marks 70 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
In addition to the 2+2 dialogue, Rajnath Singh will separately hold bilateral talks with his Japanese counterpart to further strengthen defence cooperation between the two countries across various sectors.
He is also scheduled to call on the Prime Minister of Japan Fumio Kishida during the visit.
Rajnath Singh will also attend a community event organised by the Embassy of India in Tokyo and interact with the Indian diaspora in Japan.