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6th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting-Plus

Current context: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will represent India in the 6th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting-Plus (ADMM-Plus) in Bangkok, Thailand on 18th November 2019.
6th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting-Plus 
  • Defence Ministers of 18 ADMM-Plus countries will attend the meeting.
  • Rajnath Singh will held bilateral meetings on the side-lines of ADMM-Plus with :
    1. US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper
    2. Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand, General Prawit Wongsuwan
    3. Defence Minister of Japan Taro Kono
    4. Defence Minister of Australia Linda Reynolds
    5. Defence Minister of New Zealand Ron Mark.
  • ADMM-Plus is the meeting of the ASEAN countries and its 8 Dialogue Partners.
  • It aims to enhance defence cooperation for peace, stability and security in the region.
  • The Concept Paper to establish the ADMM-Plus was adopted in the 2nd ADMM, which was held in Singapore in 2007.
  • The 1st ADMM Plus was convened in Ha Noi, Vietnam in 2010.
  • The current Chairman of the ADMM-Plus is H.E. Gen. Prawit Wongsuwon (Minister of Defence), Kingdom of Thailand.

Question: 

Q.1 Which country chaired the 6th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting-Plus (ADMM-Plus) 2019?
a. India
b. China
c. New Zealand
d. Thailand
e. Vietnam
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