Foreign Ministers converge on Delhi for Raisina Dialogue

Foreign Ministers of Mauritius Maneesh Gobin, Tanzania's January Makamba and Panama's Janaina Tewaney Mencomo arrived in New Delhi on Wednesday to attend the Raisina Dialogue set to begin on February 21.

Earlier today, Foreign Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Finland, and Liechtenstein arrived in New Delhi on Wednesday to take part in the Dialogue which will begin today. The Foreign Minister of Hungary, Peter Szijjarto also arrived in New Delhi to participate in the CII-India Europe Business and Sustainability Conclave.

The UK Minister of State for the Middle East, South Asia and the United Nations Lord Tariq Ahmad will arrive in India on Wednesday to lead the UK delegation to Raisina Dialogue. In the event, he will reaffirm the UK's commitment to a "free and open" Indo-Pacific.

At India's flagship foreign policy conference scheduled to be held from February 21-23, Lord Tariq Ahmad will underscore that prosperity and security of the Euro-Atlantic and Indo-Pacific are inseparable, the British High Commission in India said in a press release. He will emphasise that the UK is committed to working with partners to play a constructive leadership role in tackling the long-term drivers of conflict.

Ahmad will speak about the UK and its allies being clear about standing up for freedom of navigation and the free flow of trade. He will also mark the second anniversary of Russian military action in Ukraine, which has underlined the link between Euro-Atlantic and Indo-Pacific security.

In the press release, the British High Commission in India stated, "Strengthening the UK-India relationship is a key pillar of the UK's long-term foreign policy, as part of its enduring engagement in the Indo-Pacific set out in the Integrated Review Refresh. "

Earlier, Greek Foreign Minister Giorgos Gerapetritis also arrived in New Delhi to attend the Raisina Dialogue.

Raisina Dialogue is India's flagship conference on geopolitics and geoeconomics, committed to addressing the most challenging issues facing the global community.

The ninth edition of Raisina Dialogue is set to be held in Delhi from February 21-23. It is being organised by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs in collaboration with the Observer Research Foundation.
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will be the chief guest and keynote speaker at the 9th Raisina Dialogue in Delhi. Ministers, National Security Advisors, senior officials and representatives of industry, technology, finance and other sectors from more than 100 nations will participate in the Raisina Dialogue.

(ANI)

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