Visit to Japan by H.E. Mr. S.M. Krishna, Minister of External Affairs of India

June 29, 2009

  1. H.E. Mr. S.M. Krishna, Minister of External Affairs of India, will visit Japan from July 2 (Thu) to 5 (Sun) as a Guest of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  2. On July 3 (Fri), Minister Krishna and H.E. Mr. Hirofumi Nakasone, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, will hold the third Japan-India Strategic Dialogue at the Foreign Ministers’ level. At this dialogue, Ministers are expected to discuss approaches to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries, as well as exchange views concerning the cooperation between the two countries toward regional and international challenges. During his stay in Japan, Minister Krishna is also scheduled to pay a courtesy call on H.E. Mr. Taro Aso, Prime Minister of Japan.
  3. This is the first visit by minister from the new cabinet of the Government of India which was formed in May 2009. The Government of Japan welcomes the visit and hopes that it will further strengthen the friendly relationship between Japan and India.