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Third India-Central Asia Dialogue

The Third India-Central Asia Dialogue:

The third India-Central Asia Dialogue will begin on Dec 18, 2021 in New Delhi. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will host 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