Ahead of the India-Nordic Baltic Conclave in New Delhi, Prime Minister Aksel Johannesen of the Faroe Islands engaged in constructive discussions with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar. The Faroe Islands, functioning as an autonomous territory of Denmark, aligns itself strategically with the Nordic countries.
Accompanied by a substantial business delegation, the visiting leader during talks with Jaishankar explored potential collaboration in diverse sectors, including fisheries, information technology, and healthcare. The dialogue between the two leaders extended to encompass discussions on Arctic Policies, underscoring the increasing importance of environmental considerations in their deliberations.
India and Lithuania
Simultaneously, in a parallel diplomatic event, New Delhi hosted the 9th Foreign Office Consultations (FOC) between India and Lithuania. A comprehensive review of bilateral engagements unfolded, with officials exchanging perspectives on regional and global matters of mutual interest. This encompassed discussions on developments in respective neighbourhoods, the Ukraine conflict, the European Union, India’s Presidency of G20, multilateral cooperation, and reforms within the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).
Highlighting the profound significance of trade and investments, both nations explored avenues to deepen relations across various sectors. The Indian delegation, led by Sanjay Verma, Secretary (West) from the Ministry of External Affairs, engaged in substantive discussions with counterparts from Lithuania, led by Egidijus Meilūnas, Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Shifting focus to the India-Nordic Baltic Conclave
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