Chief of Air Staff of Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat were among the 26 other heads that attended the event.
The chief of Air Staff along with the delegation attended the 13th Edition of the Biennial Air Show and Aviation Exhibition, Aero India-2021.
During the visit, the air chiefs will witness the aerial display of various aircraft and will visit the pavilions of different world-renowned military equipment manufacturer companies.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh sought to reaffirm and redefine India’s traditional role in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) as against China’s aggressive agenda, by offering to take on the task of being a net security provider in the IOR. “India can be a reliable partner in the region and we can take on the role of being a net security provider here,” said Singh here on Wednesday.
Addressing the Chiefs of Air Staff conclave, attended by senior officers from 26 countries, he emphasized the need for these countries to work together and towards the common goal of maintaining peace in the region. The conclave is one of the highlights of Aero India 2021 that started on Wednesday, and senior officers from friendly nations are attending the two-day session virtually. Singh said IOR is one of the most densely populated regions in the world and is prone to natural calamities that cause extensive damage to lives and properties.