India, Singapore Sign Agreement on Enhancing Naval Cooperation

India and Singapore sign agreement on enhancing naval cooperation. The agreement will enhance security of sea lanes between the two countries. The Singapore Defence minister Ng Eng Hen was in India and signed the agreement with Defence Minister Nirmala Seetharaman.

A Navy to Navy agreement was also signed between the two nations that will allow temporary deployments and logistic support in each other’s bases.
News in-a-line:
India and Singapore- signed agreement- for enhancing naval cooperation.
Static/Current Takeaway Points Important for IBPS PO Mains 2017 Exam-
  • SIMBEX is the Joint Military Exercise between India and Singapore.
  • Halimah Yacob was recently (September 2017) named Singapore’s first female president.
Source- DD News