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New Delhi : Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will leave New Delhi on October 7, 2019, for France on a two- day visit. On October 8th morning, he will meet Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic.
Later, Rajnath will participate in the Rafale fighter aircraft handing over ceremony at Merignac along with French Minister of Armed Forces Ms Florence Parly. He will also perform the Shastra Puja on the auspicious occasion of Vijayadashami and fly a sortie in the Rafale fighter aircraft. Later, he will hold the Annual Defence dialogue with French Minister of Armed Forces Ms Florence Parly, according to a PIB release.
On October 9, Rajnath 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 from February 5-8, 2020.