Ministry of External Affairs of the Republic of India

10/09/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/08/2021 23:14

Visit of External Affairs Minister to Kyrgyz Republic, Kazakhstan and Armenia (October 10-13, 2021)

External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar will pay an official visit to Kyrgyz Republic, Kazakhstan and Armenia from 10-13 October 2021.

EAM will be in Kyrgyz Republic on 10-11 October. This will be his first visit to the country as External Affairs Minister. He will hold a bilateral meeting with the Foreign Minister of Kyrgyzstan apart from calling on the President of Kyrgyz Republic. Some agreements / MoUs are also expected to be signed during the visit.

From 11-12 October, EAM will be in Kazakhstan to attend the 6th Ministerial meeting of the Conference of Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) in Nur-Sultan. Kazakhstan is the current Chair and initiator of the CICA Forum. EAM is also expected to hold bilateral talks with Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan and call on the Kazakh leadership.

EAM will be visiting Armenia on 12-13 October. This will be the first ever-visit of an External Affairs Minister of India to independent Armenia. He will have meetings with his Armenian counterpart as well as call on the Prime Minister and President of the National Assembly of Armenia.

The visit will provide an opportunity for reviewing the progress in our bilateral ties with the three countries as well as share views on developments in the region. It will be a continuation of our increased engagement with countries in our 'extended neighbourhood'.

New Delhi
October 09, 2021