Almaty:The 3rd Ministerial Meeting of the Istanbul Process was held here. Alamty is in Kazakhstan.
The 3rd Ministerial Meeting of the Istanbul Process (Heart of Asia' Conference) was held in Almaty on 26 April 2013. Foreign Affairs Ministers of India, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkey, Russia, UAE and top officials from the other countries as well as representatives of international and regional organizations took part in the conference.
The Istanbul Process on Regional Security and Cooperation for Secure and Stable Afghanistan was launched on 2 November 2011 at the foreign ministers meeting in Istanbul. The first ministerial conference on the Istanbul Process was held in Kabul on 14 June 2012.