New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Dr S. Jaishankar is embarking on an official visit to Bangladesh, Sweden, and Belgium from 11 to 16 May 2023.
Starting with Dhaka, he will participate in the 6th edition of the Indian Ocean Conference, where he will be joined by President of Mauritius H.E. Prithvirajsing Roopun, Vice President of Maldives H.E. Mr. Faisal Naseem, and Prime Minister of Bangladesh H.E. Sheikh Hasina, among other dignitaries.
From there, EAM Jaishankar will head to Sweden to participate in the second EU Indo-Pacific Ministerial Forum (EIPMF) and hold bilateral meetings with foreign ministers from various countries.
He will also meet with key ministers and attend the inaugural session of the India Trilateral Forum with his Swedish counterpart. In the final leg of his visit, EAM Jaishankar will travel to Brussels for bilateral engagements with Belgian and EU officials.
He will attend the first Ministerial Meeting of the India-EU Trade and Technology Council, along with India's Minister of Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs & Food & Public Distribution and Textiles, Shri Piyush Goyal, and Minister of Railways, Communications, Electronics and Information Technology, Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw. The TTC Ministerial Meeting is scheduled to be held on 16 May.