Rajnath Singh inaugurates HAL regional office in Kuala Lumpur
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) regional office in Kuala Lumpur today. The Defence Ministry said this regional office will boost the defence industrial collaboration between India and Malaysia and serve as a hub for the HAL’s engagement with the South-East Asian region.
During the last day of his official visit, Mr. Singh interacted with the Indian diaspora and urged them to work incessantly for shared prosperity underlining the spirit of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam.
He said, Malaysia is home to the second largest members of the Persons of Indian Origin and has a significant presence of the NRI community. In a separate event, Mr. Singh interacted with the members of the diverse and vibrant Indian community in Malaysia.
He appreciated their deep-rooted and close connection with India. The Minister highlighted that the country’s prestige and stature on the global stage have increased under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Mr. Singh also visited Ramakrishna Mission in Petaling Jaya and offered floral tribute to the statue of Swami Vivekananda which was unveiled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2015. He also visited the iconic Batu Caves temple premises and offered his prayers.