On 19 December 2021, the 3rd Meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the India-Central Asia Dialogue was held in New Delhi.
The Foreign Ministers discussed ways to strengthen this format of cooperation, expand trade and economic collaboration and inter-regional connectivity between India and Central Asia.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs Sirojiddin Muhriddin, focusing on the need for joint cooperation in the implementation of economic and investment development of big potential and great value, noted that Tajikistan attaches great importance to further strengthening the Dialogue between India and Central Asia. In this context, possible cooperation in implementation of large projects in infrastructure, transport, green economy, digitalization and other areas of mutual interest for the expansion of export potential and opportunities was emphasized.
Furthermore, the representatives of the Dialogue participating countries exchanged views on global and regional processes, in particular the situation in Afghanistan and the involvement of the world community to eradicate humanitarian issues in this country.
At the end of the meeting, a Joint Statement on the Outcome of the Third India-Central Asia Dialogue was adopted.