Almaty. October 13. Information Center - External
Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday met his Mongolian counterpart
Battsetseg Batmunkh and discussed "development partnership", WION
Jaishankar assured that India will always remain a strong
"Delighted to meet my new Mongolian colleague
@BattsetsegBatm2. Discussed our strong development partnership. India will
always remain a strong spiritual neighbour," Jaishankar tweeted.
On Monday, Jaishankar had arrived at Nur-Sultan and
participated in Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures
Jaishankar began his Kazakhstan visit with a bilateral
meeting with Uzbek foreign minister Abdulaziz Kamilov.
CICA was established in 1999 as a forum aimed at enhancing
cooperation through elaborating multilateral approaches towards promoting
peace, security and stability in Asia.
It currently has 27 member states and nine observer states
and five observer organisations. India is a member of CICA since its inception
in 1999 and has been actively participating in various activities conducted
under the aegis of CICA.