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Antony to leave for Singapore to attend sixth Asia Security Conference

Defence Minister AK Antony is leaving for Singapore tonight to attend the Sixth Asia Security Conference (The Shangri-La Dialogue - 2007), a key event for defence and security diplomacy in the region.

New Delhi, May 31 : Defence Minister AK Antony is leaving for Singapore tonight to attend the Sixth Asia Security Conference (The Shangri-La Dialogue - 2007), a key event for defence and security diplomacy in the region.

Antony will address the second plenary session on 'China and India: Building International Stability'.

During his three-day visit, Antony will also hold bilateral meetings with his Singapore counterpart besides the Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama, the US Secretary of Defence, Robert M Gates.

He will also meet the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Defence of Cambodia, General Tea Banh, Japanese Defence Minister Fumio Kyuma, and the UK's Minister of State for the Armed Forces, Adam Ingram.

The Secretary General of National Defence of France Francis Delon, the Secretary of National Defence of Philippines Hermogenes E Ebdane Jr, the Minister of Defence of Australia Dr. Brendan Nelson and the Chief of Army Staff of Bangladesh General Moeen U Ahmed will also participate in the Conference.

Antony will also call on the Singapore's senior minister Goh Chok Tong, and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

He will return home on June 3.

Since its inaugural meeting in 2002, the dialogue has become a recognised part of the architecture of Asian defence diplomacy, and is seen as the region's premier and most inclusive security institution.

The Shangri-La Dialogue continues to serve as the best available vehicle in the Asia-Pacific region for developing and channelling astute and effective public policy on defence and security.

The International Institute for Strategic Studies, London organizes the Conference.

ANI

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