Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, who’s at present visiting Australia to attend the seventh Indian Ocean Conference in Perth, met Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong on Friday as the 2 leaders mentioned points associated to Indo-Pacific and West Asia.
“Delighted to satisfy FM @SenatorWong of Australia in Perth at the moment as we collect for the seventh Indian Ocean Conference,” Jaishankar posted on X.
“Good trade on our complete strategic partnership and convergence on issues associated to the Indian Ocean. Also mentioned the Indo-Pacific, scenario in West Asia and different regional and world subjects,” he mentioned.
Indian Ocean Conference
The seventh version of the Indian Ocean Conference is being held in Perth, Australia on February 9-10 in affiliation with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Government of Australia, together with S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Singapore and Perth-US Asia Centre in Australia.
The theme of this version of the convention is “Towards a Stable and Sustainable Indian Ocean”.
S Jaishankar would deal with the inaugural session of the convention, together with Ranil Wickremesinghe, President of Sri Lanka, Penny Wong, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Australia, and Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Singapore.
The seventh Indian Ocean Conference can even carry collectively delegations led by Ministers from over 22 international locations and senior officers from 16 international locations and 6 multilateral organisations.
The convention can even witness the participation of over 400 social and company leaders, coverage practitioners, students, professionals, and media personnel from about 40 international locations.
Since its debut in 2016 in Singapore, through the years, the Indian Ocean Conference has performed an vital function in bringing collectively international locations and principal maritime companions of the area collectively on a standard platform to deliberate upon the prospects of regional cooperation for Security and Growth for All within the Region (SAGAR).