NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar led India’s participation in the 23rd Council of Ministers (COM) meeting and the 25th Committee of Senior Officials of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) in Colombo.
India assumed the role of the Vice Chair of IORA for the year 2023-25 in this meeting, followed by the Chairmanship in 2025-27.
“Prior to this meeting, the IORA senior officials reviewed the entire range ofIORA’s ongoing and future work and activities for 2022-27,” the Ministry of External Affairs said in an official statement.
The COM adopted the Colombo Communique and the IORA Vision 2030 and Beyond’, among otherrelated documents.
Jaishankar also called on Sri Lankan PresidentRanilWickresingheduring his visit to the President’s Secretariat.