External Affairs Minister of India Salman Khurshid paid an official visit to Kyrgyz Republic and Uzbekistan since 12 September 2013 to 15 September 2013. In Bishkek, he attended the 13th Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Council of Heads of State Summit on 13 September 2013. India has been an Observer at the SCO since 2005 and has generally been participating at the Ministerial level at these Summits. The External Affairs Minister also met bilaterally with dignitaries from other participating states on the margins of the Summit.
During his visit to Uzbekistan, the External Affairs Minister held bilateral discussions with the Uzbek Foreign Minister and also chaired a conference of Indian Head of Missions in the region.
Who: Salman Khurshid