India, Thailand firm up maritime cooperation – Cobra Gold

Vice-President Hamid Ansari with Thailand Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan Ocha at a guard of honour during a ceremonial reception at Government House in Bangkok on Wednesday.India and Thailand recently held a joint task force meeting in Delhi to deepen maritime and defence cooperation which covers a range of issues, including ocean safety, disaster management and anti-terror drills. The delegations also confirmed that India and Thailand will soon hold naval exercises in the Andaman Seas.

That apart, both sides agreed to fast track the ongoing trilateral land corridor project connecting Thailand-Myanmar and India.

These bilateral and multilateral infrastructure and security projects will receive further boost in the coming months when the entire top brass of the Thai leadership, including Prime Minister Gen. Chan-o-cha, is expected to visit New Delhi.

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