India, Arab League vow to deepen cooperation in counter terrorism
Officers from each the nations recall the historic and civilizational ties that exist between the Arab World and India
India and Arab League states on Tuesday vowed to spice up commerce and funding, and likewise burdened the necessity for deepening cooperation in combating terrorism in addition to in making certain freedom of navigation and maritime safety.
The third Senior Officers Assembly of the Arab-India Cooperation Discussion board befell by way of video convention and was co-chaired by Sanjay Bhattacharyya, Secretary (CPV&OIA), and Ambassador Mohamed Abu Al-Kheir, Assistant International Minister and Everlasting Consultant of Egypt to the League of Arab States.
The senior officers recalled the historic and civilizational ties that exist between the Arab World and India and underlined the contribution of the industrial and cultural ties to binding the 2 sides collectively, the Ministry of Exterior Affairs stated in an announcement.
They hailed the robust basis, nice potential and wide-ranging prospect for Arab-India cooperation, and the position that the Discussion board can play to advance Arab-India relations in direction of capacious horizons.
The senior officers mentioned problems with mutual concern on each regional and worldwide ranges, emphasising the significance of strengthening cooperation and coordination mechanisms between the 2 sides, in a means that serves mutual pursuits and maintains regional and worldwide peace and safety, the MEA stated.
On this regard, they reiterated the necessity for political options to regional points and crises within the Center East, in keeping with related worldwide legitimacy resolutions and related agreements and references, notably the Palestinian challenge, the crises in Syria, Libya and Yemen.
The officers underscored the necessity for cooperation in combating terrorism and making certain freedom of navigation and maritime safety, in keeping with the rules of worldwide regulation, the MEA stated.
They burdened that the distinctive circumstances and unprecedented challenges that the world faces because of the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic require the necessity to strengthen worldwide and regional cooperation to confront the results of this pandemic, together with in areas of battle and crises.
In that context, they mentioned ongoing collaboration between India and the Arab states within the fields of diagnostics and remedy, and exchanged views on respective nationwide approaches to post-COVID financial restoration, the MEA stated.
The Arab facet congratulated India on its election as non-permanent member of the UN Safety Council for a two-year time period (2021-2022), whereas trying ahead to India’s persevering with pivotal position on the worldwide stage, notably with regard to regional problems with mutual concern, the assertion stated.
The senior officers additionally mentioned methods and means to reinforce cooperation within the framework of the Arab-India Cooperation Discussion board, together with within the fields of financial system, commerce and funding, vitality and atmosphere, agriculture and meals safety, tourism and tradition, human sources improvement, schooling and well being care, science and expertise, and media.
They agreed on the early scheduling of the joint actions of the Discussion board, together with the third session of Arab-India Cultural Competition, the symposium on Arab-India cooperation within the subject of vitality, the primary Arab-India College Presidents Convention, the second symposium on Arab-India cooperation within the subject of media, and the sixth Session of Arab-India Partnership Convention, the MEA stated.
They regarded ahead to holding the second Ministerial Assembly of the Arab-India Cooperation Discussion board, in India, at a handy date for either side, it stated.