From the 5th to the 8th, Foreign Minister Jaishankar officially visited Tanzania.
- On the 5th, India's National Security Advisor, Mr Ajit Doval, visited Iran to promote cargo transportation via the International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC) and held talks with Iran's Foreign Minister.
- On the 25th, India's National Security Advisor, Mr. Doval, had a meeting with Mr. Ali Akbar Ahmadi, Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council.
- On the 7th, India's National Security Advisor, Mr Doval, held talks with his UK counterpart, Mr Mark Sedwill.
- From the 11th to the 12th, the Foreign Minister of the Maldives, Mr. Abdulla Shahid, visited India and held discussions with India's External Affairs Minister, Mr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar.
- From the 13th to the 14th, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited France at the invitation of President Emmanuel Macron. On the 13th, he met with Prime Minister Jean Castex to discuss cooperation in various fields such as economy, trade, energy, environment, education, mobility, railways, digital public infrastructure, museums, and people-to-people ties. On the 14th, Prime Minister Modi had a summit meeting with President Macron, covering a wide range of topics including defence, nuclear energy, science and technology, energy, trade and investment, space, climate change mitigation, and people-to-people connections.
- After he visited France, Prime Minister Modi officially visited the United Arab Emirates on the 15th and held talks with President Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
- From the 13th to the 14th, India's External Affairs Minister, Mr Jaishankar, attended a series of foreign ministerial meetings under the East Asia Summit (EAS), ASEAN Regional Forum (ARE), and ASEAN-India framework in Jakarta, Indonesia. He then visited Bangkok, Thailand, on the 16th to participate in the 12th Foreign Ministers' Meeting of the Mekong-Ganga Cooperation Mechanism.
- From the 17th to the 18th, the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors' Meeting was held in Gandhinagar, India, with Ms. Nirmala Sitharaman as co-chair.
On the 17th, Foreign Minister Jaishankar visited Thailand to attend the BIMSTEC Foreign Ministers' Meeting and paid a courtesy call to Prime Minister Jean-Ou Chao of the Kingdom of Thailand.
On the 19th, Deputy Prime Minister Harbeck of Germany visited India and held talks with Foreign Minister Jaishankar.
- On the 20th, Foreign Minister Jaishankar participated in the online BRICS Foreign Ministers' Meeting.
- On the 24th, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval had a meeting with China's State Councilor Wang Yi.
- On the 25th, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval met with Nikolai Patrushev, Secretary of the Russian Federation Security Council.
2. India-Japan Relationships
- From the 4th to the 7th, Yoshihide Suga, Chairman of the Japan-India Association, visited India with an economic mission. In Ahmedabad, he inspected the construction site of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed railway and, in New Delhi, he attended events such as interactions with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) before holding a meeting with Prime Minister Modi.
- From the 17th to the 18th, Finance Minister Toshimitsu Suzuki and Bank of Japan Governor Kaziwada Kazuo attended the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting held in Gandhinagar.
- On the 22nd, Minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry Yasutoshi Nishimura attended the Energy Ministers' Meeting held in Goa.
- From the 27th to the 28th, Foreign Minister Yoshihide Suga visited New Delhi, where he held the Japan-India Foreign Ministers' Strategic Dialogue with Indian Foreign Minister Jaishankar. He also attended the opening session of the Japan-India Forum co-hosted by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs and the Ananta Centre, delivered a speech, and engaged in a question and answer session with the moderator and the audience.
- On the 28th, Environment Minister Akimasa Ishikawa and others attended Chennai's G20 Environment and Sustainable Development Ministers' Meeting.
Source: Monthly Journal of the Japan-Indian Association