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External Affairs Minister, Smt. Sushma Swaraj visits Dushanbe (Oct 11-12, 2018)

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On October 12, 2018, Hon’ble External Affairs Minister Smt Sushma Swaraj, attended the SCO Heads of Council of Ministers meeting in Dushanbe on Oct 11-12, 2018. While addressing the meeting, Smt Sushma Swaraj expressed  India’s support for open, stable international trade regime based on centrality of the World Trade Organization. Full speech at http://mymea.in/dhx . Later, at Restricted Format Meeting of  SCO Heads of Government Council Meeting hon’ble EAM  highlighted the need to join hands to fight terrorism, address climate change, promote connectivity & regional peace.

Hon’ble Minister also held meetings with Foreign Minister of Republic of Tajikistan H.E. Sirojiddin Muhriddin, and Chief Executive of Afghanistan Dr. Abdullah , on the sidelines of the SCO meeting.

Earlier, Addressing the Indian community and Tajik Friends of India at a cultural event organized by the Embassy of India on Oct 11, 2018, Smt. Sushma Swaraj spoke of the close cultural bonds between Tajikistan and India and the shared ethos of strong family values.