Amid the ongoing third wave, Central Government called off the plans to invite chief guests from Central Asia, for Republic Day celebrations. The Central Asian states and India are now focusing on a virtual summit of the leadership of the six countries, reported by a foreign diplomat. The possibility of inviting an alternative chief guest has been ruled out. Reportedly, India witnessed a single day spike of 2,58,089 COVID cases.
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
PM Narendra Modi, on December 20, met with the leaders of five Central Asian countries. During the meeting, PM Modi discussed the bilateral relations and ways to strengthen ties between India and countries; Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. The leaders attended the India-Central Asia dialogue's third meeting, held in New Delhi. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval… read-more
India is set to enhance ties with Central Asian countries. S Jaishankar, the Foreign External Affairs Minister said, the next level of ties will be based on four Cs- Commerce, Capacity Enhancement, Connectivity and Contacts. "We are very pleased at the state of our bilateral relations, but we know that the potential is very much more," said Jaishankar. Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan will sign the deal with… read-more
Courtesy: United News Of India
India has decided to invite leaders of five central Asian countries as the chief guest for Republic Day in 2022. The five countries include Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. However, Kazakhstan is the only country which has been the chief guest for the occasion in 2009. Besides, New Delhi is set to host the Central Asian, India Foreign Minister's meet on December 18 and 19.