Dushanbe: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon and deliberated on issues of common concern between the countries.
Both the leaders met on the sidelines of the fifth Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) summit in Dushanbe.
According to reports, the CICA is a pan-Asia forum for enhancing cooperation and promoting peace, security and stability in Asia.
The theme of the summit is: “Shared Vision for a Secure and More Prosperous CICA Region”.
Jaishankar had held discussions with Foreign Ministers of Bangladesh and Bahrain, AK Abdum Momen and Khalid bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa on Friday. He reviewed the recent progress made in bilateral ties with the two countries.
A Ministry of External Affairs report said India is a member of CICA since its inception and late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee had participated in the first CICA summit held in Almaty in 2002.