The world has been looking to see how the Taliban transition from two decades of insurgency and war to governance after they seized control of Kabul.
The external affairs minister will also interact with the leading CEOs and the business community in Mexico.
The foreign and defence ministerial talks are taking place amid renewed efforts by the Quad member countries to expand cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region.
Talks took place a day ahead of the maiden ‘two-plus-two’ dialogue between the foreign and defence ministers of the countries.
The president said the two countries shared a robust partnership that is broad and deep and is underpinned by strong fundamentals in areas including economic, security and people-to-people ties.
Gokhale, who has spent nearly four decades in the Indian Foreign Service before retiring as foreign secretary in January 2020, is an expert on Chinese diplomacy.
Sources said the Foreign Office had also listed the French President Emmanuel Macron among the recipients but Paris hasn't responded to Pakistan's intent.
With reports alleging that the novel coronavirus was made in China, President Xi Jinping has made the first move towards world domination giving India reason to worry
The White House said on Friday that the president was open to negotiations with North Korea on denuclearisation following the completion of a policy review.
In the telephonic talk, the two foreign ministers discussed the evolving situation in Afghanistan following the announcement by the US to withdraw its forces from the conflict-ridden country.
Maldives and Afghanistan are competing for the presidency of the UNGA’s 76th session next year. India needs to play a leadership role in the region, quickly
Senior official Zhao Lijian promoted conspiracy theories such as US army bringing COVID-19 to China and then railed against Canberra in tweets alleging 'the murder of Afghan civilians & prisoners'.
Modi had said he will be visiting Bangladesh on March 26-27 at the invitation of Hasina, and looks forward to his participation at the Bangladesh National Day celebrations on Friday.
Modi said he will be visiting Bangladesh on March 26-27 at the invitation of Hasina, and looks forward to his participation at the Bangladesh National Day celebrations on Friday.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Minister of National Defence of the Republic of Korea, Jeong Kyeongdoo signed two important agreements in Seoul.