Rajnath Singh pays tributes to Gandhi in Hawaii

Minister also lays wreath at the National Memorial Cemetery in Honolulu

Rajnath at the National Memorial Cemetery | Image: Rajnath Singh / Twitter

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh paid tributes to Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi at his statue in Honolulu, Hawaii. 

He also laid a wreath at the National Memorial Cemetery in Honolulu.

He also laid a wreath at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Hawaii.

Singh on Tuesday (local time) reached Hawaii for a brief visit to the headquarters of the United States Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM).

On his arrival from Washington, DC, the minister was received by Commander, USINDOPACOM, Admiral John Aquilino.

The USINDOPACOM and the Indian military have wide-ranging engagements, including a number of military exercises, training events and exchanges.

The annual Malabar series of exercises between India, the United States, Australia, and Japan is also coordinated by USINDOPACOM.

Singh arrived in Washington, DC, on Sunday as part of his five-day US visit, which included the India-US 2+2 ministerial dialogue on April 11.

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