Meenakashi Lekhi met the Indian community in Bishkek during his trip to Kyrgyzstan


Minister of State for External Affairs Meenakashi Lekhi met with the Indian community in Bishkek and encouraged them to continue their efforts to strengthen ties between India and Kyrgyzstan.

“Happy to interact with the vibrant Indian community in Bishkek. I encouraged them to continue their efforts to strengthen ties between India and the Kyrgyz Republic,” Meenakashi Lekhi said in a tweet on Sunday.

Meenakashi Lekhi is on an official visit to the Kyrgyz Republic and Kazakhstan from June 9 to 14.

The State Minister for External Affairs visiting Kyrgyzstan held talks with Foreign Minister Zheenbek Kulubaev on Saturday during which the Kyrgyz Foreign Minister congratulated MoS Lekhi on the occasion of the “eighth anniversary of the fruitful work of the ruling party Bharatiya Janata in India, of which she is an active member”.

“We took stock of the state and outlook of India-Kyrgyz Republic relations with Foreign Minister Zheenbek Kulubaev. We also had a useful exchange of views on topical issues of importance regional and international,” she tweeted on Saturday.

The Minister also called on Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Kyrgyz Republic Akylbek Zhaparov and reaffirmed India’s commitment to be a reliable partner for the development of the Kyrgyz Republic.

“Called the Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Kyrgyz Republic, HE Mr. Akylbek Zhaparov. Conveyed to him the best wishes of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. Reaffirmed India’s commitment to be a reliable partner for the development of the Kyrgyz Republic,” she added. said further.

Lekhi also had fruitful talks with Minister of Culture, Information, Sports and Youth Policy Azamat Zhamankulov. “Today’s signing of the cultural exchange program for 2022-2026 will further enrich the cultural cooperation between India and the Kyrgyz Republic,” she said yesterday.

The Minister of State for External Affairs will be in Kazakhstan from June 12 to 14.

(ANI)

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