July 24, 2024


Ministry of Tourism, Government of India is participating in Arabian Travel Mart 2024, being held in Dubai from May 6th to 9th May, 2024. The Ministry of Tourism has launched the ‘Cool Summers of India’ campaign at Arabian Travel Mart. Incredible India pavilion was Inaugurated by Mr. Satish Kumar Sivan, Counsul General of India to Dubai. The campaign seeks to promote India as a holistic destination for tourist throughout the year. India's participation in the Arabian Travel Mart 2024 holds immense potential for the tourism industry and the economy at large and attract visitors from the MENA region.Read More

A seven-member delegation from India held a Joint Trade Committee (JTC) meeting with their Ghanaian counterparts in Accra from 2nd to 3rd May, 2024. The both sides undertook a detailed review of recent developments in bilateral trade and investment ties and acknowledged the vast untapped potential for further expansion. The Both sides agreed to work expeditiously towards the operationalization of Unified Payment Interface (UPI) of National Payments Corporation of (NPCI) on Ghana’s Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GHIPSS) within a period of 6 months. The Both sides identified several areas of focus for enhancing both bilateral trade as well....Read More

The 7th India-Indonesia Joint Defence Cooperation Committee (JDCC) meeting was organized in New Delhi on May 03, 2024. Both sides expressed satisfaction at the expanding scope of defence cooperation between the two countries. The dignitaries identified means to enhance existing areas of collaboration especially in the field of defence industry ties, maritime security and multilateral cooperation. This partnership is characterised by closed cooperation in bilateral and multilateral arena, including frequent high-level interactions.Read More

The Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), Government of India, through the National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research (NCPOR), will host the 46th Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting (ATCM 46) and the 26th Meeting of the Committee for Environmental Protection (CEP 26) from May 20 to 30, 2024, in Kochi, Kerala. This is in line with India’s poise to facilitate constructive global dialogue on environmental stewardship, scientific collaboration, and cooperation in Antarctica. KEY HIGHLIGHTS: The ATCM and meetings of the CEP are pivotal in the international community's on-going efforts to safeguard Antarctica's fragile ecosystem and promote scientific research in the region.....Read More

Defense Secretary Giridhar Armane attended the meeting of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Defence Ministers in Astana, Kazakhstan. A protocol was signed by the defence ministers of all SCO member states. A Joint Communique was issued after the meeting, in which the SCO Defence Ministers agreed, amongst other initiatives, to developing the idea of ‘One Earth, One Family, One Future’, which is rooted in the ancient Indian philosophy of ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’. ABOUT SHANGHAI COOPERATION ORGANIZATION (SCO): Shanghai Cooperation Organization is a permanent intergovernmental international organisation. Its creation was announced on 15 June 2001 in Shanghai (China) by the Republic of Kazakhstan,....Read More

India is showcasing its innovative technologies and power generation practices, at the 26th World Energy Congress, being held in Rotterdam, Netherlands, from 22nd April, 2024 to 25th April, 2024. The India Pavilion at the Congress aims to be a hub for showcasing innovative technologies and power generation practices, reinforcing India's commitment to environmental conservation on the global stage. Central Public Sector Enterprises under the Ministry of Power, Ministry of New & Renewable Energy, Ministry of Coal and Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas are participating in the India Pavilion, giving a collective testimony to India’s leadership in global energy transition.....Read More

The 6th edition of International Conference on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure was held in New Delhi. The theme of the conference is "Investing today for a more resilient tomorrow". KEY HIGHLIGHTS: India holds the permanent co-chair position within the CDRI Governing Council and Executive Committee. Over the past two years, the United States, represented by the US Agency for International Development (USAID), has held the rotating co-chair positions, actively contributing to CDRI's strategic direction. The United States has handed over the co-chairship of the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) to The handover marks the culmination of India and the United....Read More

Bhutan is hosting the Sustainable Finance for Tiger Landscapes Conference on Earth Day 2024 to mobilize $1 billion in new funding over the next decade for the preservation of tiger landscapes across Asia. The two-day conference will be hosted by Bhutan under the patronage of the country’s queen, Jet sun Pema Wang chuck. It seeks to mobilise the aforementioned amount in new funding over 10 years for the preservation of tiger landscapes, which are vital to maintaining biodiversity, sequestering carbon, supplying resources to over 100 million people, and ensuring the overall health of the planet. Co-organized by the Royal Government....Read More

The conference, held on the first anniversary of Sudan's civil war, features representatives from its neighbors, Gulf states and western powers, all brought together to collect donations for an underfunded UN humanitarian aid appeal. France is seeking contributions from the international community, and attention to what officials say is a crisis crowded out of the global conversation by ongoing conflicts in Ukraine and Gaza. The ambassador of France to Sudan- The Ambassador of France to the Republic of the Sudan is Ms Raja Rabia. The Ambassador of the Sudan in France is Mr Omar Bachir Manis.Read More

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