External Affairs Minister to visit Dushanbe for SCO Council of Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

Jaishankar, Maldives, Sri Lanka, India

New Delhi, July 13, 2021: External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar will visit Tajikistan on 13-14 July at the invitation of Foreign Minister Sirojiddin Muhriddin to take part in the meeting of the SCO Council of Foreign Ministers.

The meeting will discuss the achievements of the organization as it celebrates the 20th Anniversary of its formation this year.

It will also assess the preparation for the upcoming SCO Council of Heads of States on 16-17 September 2021 in Dushanbe and exchange views on current international and regional issues.

External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar will also participate in the SCO Contact Group on Afghanistan that will meet on 14 July 2021 with the participation of the Afghanistan Government.

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