23 December 2019

India-Japan bilateral dialogue



India-Japan bilateral dialogue

On 23 December 2019,the 8th Round of India-Japan Bilateral Consultations on Disarmament, Non-Proliferation and Export Control was held in Tokyo. Indian delegation was led by Shri Indra Mani Pandey, Additional Secretary (Disarmament and International Security Affairs), Ministry of External Affairs, while Japanese delegation was led by Ambassador Hisajima Naoto, Director-General, Disarmament, Non-Proliferation and Science Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. During the Consultations, the two sides exchanged views on issues of mutual interest in these fields.

The 5th Round of India-Japan Maritime Affairs Dialogue was held in Tokyo on 24 December 2019. Indian delegation was led by Shri Indra Mani Pandey, Additional Secretary (Disarmament and International Security Affairs), Ministry of External Affairs, while Japanese delegation was led by Ambassador Yamanaka A Osamu, Deputy Assistant Minister, Deputy Director-General in Foreign Policy Bureau. The two sides exchanged views on various topics of mutual interest in maritime domain and identified the means for further strengthening their maritime cooperation.