New Delhi Date. 3
Mutual cooperation between India and Central Asian countries is essential for regional security and prosperity. Central Asia is at the heart of India’s vision of an integrated and stable neighbourhood, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at the first India-Central Asia summit on Thursday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while virtually participating in the first meeting of the India-Central Asia Summit, said that diplomatic relations between India and the countries of Central Asia have completed 30 fruitful years. Our cooperation has achieved many successes over the past three decades. In this meeting, Prime Minister Modi also mentioned about Afghanistan. With this he talked about scoring three goals.
The Prime Minister said that today’s summit has three goals. The first is to make it clear that mutual cooperation between India and Central Asia is essential for regional security and prosperity. The second goal is to provide an effective framework for our collaboration, paving the way for the establishment of a forum for regular communication among all stakeholders. The third goal is to develop an ambitious framework for our cooperation, which will enable us to adopt an integrated approach to regional engagement and cooperation. As part of the summit, the Prime Minister held meetings with the Presidents of Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan.