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The First Meeting of the Japan-India Space Dialogue

March 7, 2019

1. The First Meeting of the Japan-India Space Dialogue will be held in Delhi on March 8, 2019. This Dialogue will be held following the decision (PDF)Open a New Window at the Japan-India Summit Meeting in October last year to launch an annual space dialogue for enhancing bilateral cooperation in outer space.

2. Japanese delegation will be led by Mr. Kansuke Nagaoka, Ambassador in charge of Policy Planning & International Security Policy and Mr. Shuzo Takada, Director General, National Space Policy Secretariat, Cabinet Office, while Indian Delegation will be led by Mr. Indra Mani Pandey, Additional Secretary, Disarmament and International Security Affairs Division, Ministry of External Affairs.

3. The dialogue will bring together outer space related ministries and agencies in two countries and provide an opportunity to exchange information on the space policy of each country and to hold discussions on the wide range of topics relating to the outer space.

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