NEW DELHI: Defence minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday said he has no programs of retiring soon and that he will go again to Goa only after ending the activity presented by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
His comment came subsequent media stories which quoted him as saying that he is planning to retire as he will switch sixty on December thirteen.
“My statement has been misinterpreted and twisted. I did not make any such assertion on retirement,” he mentioned.
Parrikar, who has served as Goa main minister thrice, tweeted, “At the age of 60, usually people feel of retirement and perhaps I would have also. But I experienced to take larger duties at Centre & I assure you that I will come again only right after ending the job I am offered”.
The BJP leader, who accomplished one 12 months as defence minister this thirty day period, has an tremendous process prior to him — to have ahead the modernization programme of the armed forces and to streamline the procurement process in a rapidly and transparent fashion.