Ministry of External Affairs Current Affairs, GK & News

India-Syria: India Gifted 2000 Metric Tonnes of Rice to Syria

The Indian government has gifted 2000 metric tonnes of rice to Syria in a bid to strengthen the food security with the middle east countries. Highlights A statement from the Ministry of External Affairs highlights that the first consignment of 1000 metric tonnes of rice has been handed over to Syria. The consignment was handed ..

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External Affairs Ministry organized 6th Round Table of ASEAN-India Network of Think Tanks

The Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India has organized the 6th Round Table of ASEAN-India Network of Think Tanks (AINTT) in association with Thailand Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The theme of the two-day long symposium was ‘ASEAN-India: Strengthening Partnership in the Post COVID Era’. What is AINTT? ASEAN-India Network of Think Tanks was formed ..

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Indra Mani Pandey is India’s new Permanent Representative to UN

On July 1, 2020, diplomat Indra Mani Pandey was appointed as India’s next permanent representative to the United Nations. Highlights Indra Mani Pandey is a 1990 Indian Foreign Officer and is currently serving as an additional secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs. He has so far served in Indian missions in Cairo, Islamabad, Kabul, ..

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TCIL signs MoU with the Gambia for e-VBAB Network Project

Telecommunications Consultants India Ltd (TCIL) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Gambia for the participation of the country in the e-VidyaBharati and e-AarogyaBharati (e-VBAB) Network Project of the Union External Ministry of India. The Gambia is the 16th country to participate in the e-Network Project thus far. TCIL is the implementing agency ..

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India attends Munich Security Conference in Germany

The Munich Security Conference is being held in Germany between February 14, 2020 and February 16, 2020. The Conference was attended by External Affairs minister Jaishankar representing India. Highlights The Minister met his counterparts of Georgia, Portugal and Lithuania on the sidelines of the conference. The minister his Portugal Counterpart as a backdrop of its ..

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