Rajnath Singh calls on ASEAN Defence Ministers to combat bio-terrorism, pandemic
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that we need to continue our efforts to address threats to bio-terrorism and pandemic diseases. Singh added that the threats to maritime security and cyber-crimes need to be addressed as a forum. “We also need to continue our efforts to address threats of bio-terrorism, pandemic. Threats to maritime security, cyber-related crimes need to be addressed as a forum,” he said. Rajnath Singh was speaking at the ASEAN defence ministers' meeting plus. ADMM-PLUS is a platform for ASEAN and its 8 dialogue partners to solidify defence cooperation. In 2019, the union defence minister had attended the meeting in Bangkok, Thailand. Since 2017, ADMM-PLUS has been meeting annually to allow enhanced dialogue and cooperation.