3rd India-Central Asia Dialogue Begins In New Delhi

The third India-Central Asia Dialogue begins on Dec 18, 2021 in New Delhi. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar hosts the 3-day Dialogue.

The Ministers are expected to discuss further strengthening of relations between India and Central Asian countries with particular focus on trade, connectivity and development cooperation.

The second meeting was organised by India in October last year via video conferencing.

There has been an ongoing engagement between India and the five Central Asian countries over the last few years. India considers Central Asia as part of its extended neighbourhood.

Dr Jaishankar visited Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan this year and he also met Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan in October this year.