The world will have to work together to counter threats like cyber attacks, said Defense Minister Rajnath Singh

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Defense Minister Rajnath Singh

India’s Defense Minister Rajnath Singh has said that cyber attacks have become a challenge in today’s time. The international community has to fight it together. He said that national security is the most important and essential for any country. This is the most important thing that needs attention.

India’s Defense Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday called for concerted efforts of the international community to counter “serious” emerging security threats such as cyber attacks and information warfare. Singh was addressing officers from the Indian Armed Forces, civil services as well as friendly countries during the convocation ceremony of the 60th National Defense College (NDC) course. During the convocation, 80 officers of the 60th NDC Course (2020 batch) were awarded the prestigious MPhil degree from Madras University.

National security most important and essential: Rajnath Singh

During this, the Defense Minister described national security as the main focus of the government and stressed that the full potential of the country can be harnessed only when its interests are protected. Security is the most important and essential for civilization to flourish and prosper.

‘Gap between internal and external security is shrinking’

Rajnath Singh in his address on the shrinking gap between the internal and external security of the country said that with the changing times new dimensions of threats are being added, which are difficult to classify. He stressed that terrorism, which usually falls under internal security. It is now classified under the category of external security, as such organizations were being trained, funded and weapons supported from outside the country.

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