The 24th edition of the Executive Steering Group (ESG) meeting was held between India and the US from February 22 to 24. The meeting was attended by a 12-member delegation from the US Army in person and by 40 officers virtually from different locations in the US.
The US delegation was headed by Major General Daniel McDaniel, Deputy Commanding General, US Army Pacific (USARPAC). The Indian Army delegation comprised 37 officers.
The Indian Army in a statement said, “The forum is an Army-to-Army engagement that meets every year alternately in India and the US to discuss Army-to-Army cooperation. Relevant issues of defence cooperation and common subjects of interest were discussed between both sides during the meet.”
The meeting was held in a combination of virtual and in-person way owing to restrictions of COVID-19.