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UN-SCO cooperation to fight terrorism

At an event on the UN-SCO cooperation on peace, security and stability, Guterres organized on 19 Nov,  UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has lauded the counter-terrorism partnership between the world body and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. The event was jointly organized by the Russian UN mission and the SCO. The SCO is an intergovernmental international organization, ..

PM Modi and visiting Mongolian President Khaltmaagiin Battulga jointly unveiled a golden statue of Lord Buddha at Gandan Tegchenling Monastery

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting Mongolian President Khaltmaagiin Battulga have jointly unveiled a golden statue of Lord Buddha at Gandan Tegchenling Monastery in Ulaanbaatar through video-conferencing in New Delhi. The monastery is a prominent centre of Mongolian Buddhists and a treasure house of valuable Buddhist heritage. Built in the mid 19th century, Gandan is ..

India Zimbabwe relations

The history of relations between the countries is close and cordial. Indian merchants established a strong link during the era of Munhumutapa kingdom. India supported Zimbabwe in its freedom struggle. Former PM Indira Gandhi attended Zimbabwe independence celebrations in 1980. Both the countries participated actively in several conferences like CHOGM (Common Health Heads of Government ..

India Togo relations

The Togo embassy was opened in India in 2010. India till date has no diplomatic mission contributing to Togo. India has been providing economic assistance to the country since 2008. In 2016, Government of India offered 100,000 USD to the Togo government for organizing African Union Maritime security summit. Apart from this, India has so ..

4th edition of Indian Ocean Conference (ICO-2019)

The 4th edition of  Indian Ocean Conference (ICO-2019) was held in Male from September 3-4.  It was organized by India Foundation, in association with the Government of Maldives and the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (Singapore). The theme of the IOC 2019 is ‘Securing the Indian Ocean Region: Traditional and Non-Traditional Challenges’.

India – Republic of Congo Relations

India was the first country to establish a diplomatic mission in Republic of Congo in the year 1962. Since then India had always maintained a friendly and cordial relations with the country. In 1960 – 62 India sent its Gurkha troops to counter the rebellion in the Katanga province. Currently there are 4,500 Indian troops ..

India – Chad Relations

Chad became independent in 1960. It was under the French rule. However, the bilateral relations between India and Chad saw a significant growth only after 2004. Even after many bilateral visits the trade between the countries was miniscule. After the India – Africa project partnership conclave in 2005, India’s investments towards the country began to ..

2019 Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Council of Foreign Ministers held in Bishkek

On May 21, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj attended a two-day meeting of the 2019 Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Council of Foreign Ministers in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Ms. Swaraj took up terror strikes at Pulwama and Sri Lanka and urged member nations of SCO for greater counter-terror cooperation. She said that India is open to strengthen ..