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Central Asian nations share multiple standard outlooks and prospects for diverse aspects like trade and other substantial specialties. Presently, the third India-Central Asia Dialogue is proceeding in New Delhi, which will be hosted by India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar for 3 days. The Central Asia Nations Dialogue will be attended by the Foreign Ministers of five nations, including Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. In the Central Asia Nations Dialogue, the participating nations will exchange their views on different national and international matters of mutual interests between the countries. With this new Dialogue, the ministers are also likely to call on the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

In the Central Asia Nations Dialogue, both sides of the nation will have enough options to leverage the opportunities to promote growth in the region. The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has also stated that the holding of annual meetings of the India-Central Asia Dialogue is symbolic of the interest on the part of all member nations for greater engagement between them in a spirit of trust, and mutual understanding. India has now considered Central Asia as part of an extended neighborhood.

The previous meeting was organised by India in October last year. External Affairs Minister Jaishankar visited Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan this year and the minister also met the Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan in October 2021. And for the ongoing Dialogue, there has been an enduring engagement between India and the five central Asian nations. The India Central Asia Dialogue is now symbolic of the interest on part of all member countries for the greatest engagement between them in a spirit of trust and mutual understanding.

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