India-Central Asia Current Affairs - 2020

India-Uzbekistan hold first National Coordination Committee meeting

On August 24, 2020, India and Uzbekistan held their first National Coordination Committee meeting where they discussed their bilateral interests such as trade and investment and Line of Credit projects. Highlights The meeting was co-chaired by Indian External Affairs Minister and Uzbekistan Deputy Prime Minister. The countries have bilateral trade of over 300 million USD. Read More…

India-Central Asia Business Council launched in New Delhi

The Ministry of External Affairs along with FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry) recently launched the India-Central Asia Business Council. They were joined by 5 countries namely Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyz Republic. The Council will act as a common platform for the businesses of Central Asia and India. Highlights According Read More…

Dustlik 2019: India Uzbekistan joint Military Exercise

India will conduct its first ever military exercise with Uzbekistan in a 10-day session on counter terrorism tactics. The exercise will be held at Chirchiq Training Area, Uzbekistan between November 4 and November 13, 2019. The Defence Minister Shri Raj Nath Singh during his 3 day visit met the Indian contingent participating in the joint Read More…

India, Tajikistan ink four agreements

India and Tajikistan have signed four agreements in areas including on double taxation avoidance, money laundering and counter-terrorism. These agreements were signed following delegation level talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon in New Delhi.  Signed agreements are Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Broadcasting in Exchange of Audio Visual Read More…

India accorded full membership of SCO at Ufa summit 2015

India has been accorded full membership of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) along with Pakistan at its Ufa summit held in Russia. Technically, India and Pakistan will become the members of SCO by 2016 after completion of certain procedures. This membership will help India to work with the 6 members grouping to enhance connectivity, combat Read More…