Indeed, Austin is scheduled to visit all his partner countries in the Indo-Pacific region. Under this, he will also come to India. US Defense Minister Austin will come to India this month.
Austin will hold important talks with Rajnath Singh on bilateral defense issues
Austin will have bilateral talks with Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, in addition to cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region, and important bilateral defense issues. US Defense Minister Austin will come to India this month.
Austin Biden will be the first cabinet minister of the administration to visit India
Austin will be the first cabinet minister of the new US administration to visit India. According to experts, Austin’s visit is an attempt by the United States to show that the new government’s policy on the Indo-Pacific region is not different from the former government, but will also focus more on the alliance in the region.
Virtual meeting of quad organization possible from 12 March to 18 March
It is quite possible that before Austin’s visit to India, there will be a virtual meeting of US President Joe Biden, PM Narendra Modi, Japan’s PM Yoshihide Suga, and Australian PM Scott Morrison under the Quad Organization. US Defense Minister Austin will come to India this month.
Defense deals play an important role in Indo-US relations
Till the year 2008, India used to buy very little defense equipment, etc. from America. But since then it has grown rapidly. Between 2008 and 2020, India has purchased $ 21 billion worth of defense equipment from the US and is currently negotiating $ 20 billion worth of defense deals between the two countries.