IAF Chief BS Dhanoa begins 3-day visit to Thailand on Monday

  1. Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa is on a three-day visit to Thailand from August 26, 2019. He will represent India at 2019 Indo Pacific Chiefs of Defence (CHOD) Conference being held in Bangkok.
  2. The theme for the conference is “Collaboration in a free and Open Indo – Pacific”.
  3. The conference seeks to provide perspectives on common challenges faced by attending nations and elicit open discussions on the same.
  4. The participation of Indian Air Chief Marshall at the CHOD conference 2019 is expected to foster India-Thailand defence cooperation and foster regional collaborative security initiatives