Iora: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

First India-France-Australia Trilateral Dialogue Organised Virtually

Published: September 10, 2020

The first India-France-Australia Trilateral Dialogue was held virtually on September 9, 2020.  The virtual dialogue focuses on enhancing the cooperation in the Indo-Pacific Region. The trio discussed on economic, geo-strategic challenges and cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region in the backdrop of increasing Chinese aggression. The dialogue was joined by, Harsh Vardhan Shringla, Foreign Secretary of ..

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MEA hosts 6th Indian Ocean Dialogue, Delhi Dialogue XI

Published: December 13, 2019

Union Ministry of External Affairs will be hosting 6th Indian Ocean Dialogue (IOD) and Delhi Dialogue XI at Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra in New Delhi on 13 December 2019. This is for the first time that these two dialogues, which are key elements of Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA), and India-ASEAN calendars will be held consecutively ..

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19th IORA ministerial meet held at Abu Dhabi, UAE

Published: November 8, 2019

The 19th Indian Ocean Rim Association COM (Council of Ministers) meeting was held in Abu Dhabi, UAE on November 7, 2019. Minsters from 22 countries attended the meeting. The meeting was chaired by UAE. The Chairmanship passes from Republic of South Africa that held the chair between the period 2017-19. For the period of 2019-2021, ..

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Indo-Pacific Wing set up by Ministry of External Affairs

Published: April 17, 2019

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has set up an Indo-Pacific division in the foreign office to integrate the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA), ASEAN region and the Quad. The new division is a brainchild of foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale and is intended to give a coherent architecture to the Indo-Pacific policy. It is a ..

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Ministry of External Affairs sets up Indo-Pacific Wing

Published: April 16, 2019

The Ministry of External Affairs has set up an Indo-Pacific division in the foreign office. The Indo-pacific division is intended to give a coherent architecture to the Indo-Pacific policy articulated by PM Narendra Modi at the Shangri-La Dialogue in 2018. Indo-Pacific Wing The Indo-Pacific Wing is currently headed by joint secretary Vikram Doraiswami. The Indo-Pacific ..

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