Visit of External Affairs Minister to the 5th CICA Summit Meeting in Dushanbe, Tajikistan (June 14-15, 2019)

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister of India, Dr S. Jaishankar, was attending the 5th Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) Summit in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, from 14-15 June 2019.

CICA is a pan-Asia forum for enhancing cooperation and promoting peace, security and stability in Asia.

India is a member of CICA since its inception and late Prime Minister Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee had participated in the first CICA Summit held in 2002 in Almaty. India has been actively participating in various activities conducted under the aegis of CICA.

The theme of the 5th Summit is “Shared Vision for a Secure and More Prosperous CICA Region”. The Summit will adopt a Declaration covering issues of cooperation within CICA.

During the 5th Summit, CICA Leaders are likely to deliberate on the existing and emerging issues of common concern to the members and underline implementation of confidence building measures for developing Asia into a prosperous, secure and peaceful region.

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