External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar has arrived in Kyrgyzstan as part of his four-day visit to the Kyrgyz Republic, Kazakhstan, and Armenia. In a tweet, Dr Jaishankar said he is delighted to arrive in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, at the invitation of Foreign Affairs Minister of Kyrgyzstan Ruslan Kazakbaev. He said he is looking forward to a productive visit.
Dr Jaishankar will hold a bilateral meeting with the Foreign Minister of Kyrgyzstan apart from calling on the President of the Kyrgyz Republic. Some agreements or MoUs are also expected to be signed during the visit. He will attend the 6th Ministerial Meeting of the Conference of Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia, CICA in Nur-Sultan.
Kazakhstan is the current chair and initiator of the CICA Forum. Dr Jaishankar is also expected to hold bilateral talks with the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan and call on the Kazakh leadership.