The External Affairs Minister also spoke on the Vande Bharat mission, informing that nearly 24 lakh Indians have been repatriated from foreign nations.
Ties came under severe stress; pacts must be respected scrupulously to restore normalcy: EAM on relations with China
As India rose steadily in a changing world, Jaishankar said, a key element of that journey was its expanding ties with major power centres.
In a tweet, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said the agenda of talks included respective regional situations.
An official delegation led by Joint Secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran division) in the MEA participated in the inaugural ceremony in Doha
On his way to Russia, Jaishankar on Tuesday made a stopover in Tehran and held talks with his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif, covering various aspects of bilateral relations and regional developments
The focus of the bilateral talks between the two leaders are expected to be on finding a breakthrough to cool down tensions in eastern Ladakh.
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar arrived here on Tuesday on a four-day visit to Russia to attend a meeting of the foreign ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.
'It affects everyone like pandemic': External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar says terrorism is cancer
Talking about challenge of terrorism, the external affairs minister said it is a cancer that potentially affects everyone, just as pandemics potentially impact upon all humanity.
In an online interactive session at the India Ideas Summit, he said the two countries have the ability to shape a larger global agenda.
Jaishankar also said that he is looking forward to welcoming his Saudi counterpart Faisal bin Farhan Al-Saud to India.
This will lead to the commencement of construction of the first joint venture hydroelectric project between India and Bhutan.
Jaishankar to participate in Russia-India-China trilateral talks today
MEA Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said as of now there are no Indians infected with the virus in Iran.
S Jaishankar was speaking at the 6th India Ideas Conclave on the theme of 'New India: Turning to Roots, Rising to Heights'.
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar noted that US-Iran developments have taken a very serious turn.