DUSHANBE, 31.03.2021 (NIAT Khovar) – Today, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan Sirojiddin Muhriddin met with the Minister of External Affairs of India Subrahmaniyam Jaishankar, who is on an official visit in Dushanbe.
The ministers discussed the development of bilateral relations and expressed interest in strengthening mutually beneficial cooperation between Tajikistan and India in various fields.
They also considered the expansion and strengthening of the legal framework of bilateral relations.
The meeting also focused on the issues of implementation of agreements reached during high-level visits, signing of new bilateral documents, coordination of joint activities in various formats, including in the framework of the Joint Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation and ministerial political consultations.
In this regard, the parties stressed the importance of expanding trade, economic, investment and scientific-technical ties, the expansion of inter-parliamentary relations, cooperation in industry and energy, culture, tourism and defense between the two countries.
The parties expressed their readiness to fight global threats such as terrorism, extremism, drug trafficking and other forms of transnational organized crime.
It was noted that the holding of the Heart of Asia — Istanbul Process Ninth Ministerial Conference, which took place yesterday in Dushanbe, will contribute advancing the peace process in Afghanistan and expanding its cooperation with the countries of the Process.
The parties also discussed other issues related to the expansion of bilateral relations between Tajikistan and India in the framework of international and regional organizations as well as the Central Asia-India Dialogue.