Indian Minister S. Jaishankar will visit Fiji to attend the 12th World Hindi Conference, which is being co-hosted by the Indian government from February 15-17, the Ministry of External Affairs.
This will be Jaishankar's first visit to Fiji. The visit, first by an incoming Ministerial delegation after the formation of the new Government in Fiji in December 2022, would include bilateral meetings with the new leadership of Fiji. The visit comes close on the heels of the first high-level visit to India by Deputy Prime Minister Biman Prasad on 5-10 February 2023.
"EAM will visit Sydney, Australia on 18 February 2023. This would be his third visit to Australia since February 2022 when he first visited Australia as EAM. He would have meetings with the leadership of Australia in Sydney. EAM would also attend the Raisina@Sydney Conference to be held in Australia for the first time," the statement read.
Earlier, Biman Prasad came to India on a five-day visit and attended the first India Energy Week (IEW) 2023. He also met Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas and Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri, on the sidelines of IEW.