India and Japan have signed an agreement for Reciprocal Provision of Supplies and Services between the Armed Forces of India and The Self-Defense Forces of Japan.
According to an official statement, the agreement was signed in New Delhi on Wednesday.
“This agreement establishes the enabling framework for closer cooperation between the Armed Forces of India and Japan in reciprocal provision of supplies and services while engaged in bilateral training activities, United Nations Peacekeeping Operations, Humanitarian International Relief and other mutually agreed activities,” the statement said.
The agreement was signed by Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar and Ambassador of Japan Suzuki Satoshi.
“The agreement will also enhance the interoperability between the Armed Force of India and Japan thereby further increasing the bilateral defence engagements under the Special Strategic & Global Partnership between the two countries,” it said.