Sushma Swaraj arrives in Mongolia

Ulaanbaatar [Mongolia]: External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday arrived in Mongolia’s capital city Ulaanbaatar, after wrapping -up her China visit.

Swaraj was received by Deputy Foreign Minister of Mongolia B Battsetseg.

This is the first visit of an Indian External Affairs Minister (EAM) to Mongolia in 42 years.

During Swaraj’s visit to Mongolia, she will hold bilateral talks with her Mongolian counterpart Damdin Tsogtbaatar.

The minister will co-chair the 6th round of India-Mongolia Joint Consultative Committee (IMJCC) meeting with Tsogtbaatar, covering a range of issues including, inter alia, political, strategic, economic, educational and cultural ties. The last meeting of IMJCC was held in New Delhi in 2016.

According to the reports, Swaraj will also deliver the keynote address at the Kushok Bakula Birth Centenary Celebrations in Ulaanbaatar.

Earlier in the day, Sushma Swaraj attended the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Foreign Ministers’ meeting in Beijing. (ANI)