Feb 24: India-France-Australia Trilateral Senior Officials’ Meeting was held today. The Indian side was led by Shri Sandeep Chakravorty, Joint Secretary (Europe West) while the French side was led by Mr. Bertrand Lortholary, Director (Asia and Oceania) and the Australian side was led by Mr. Gary Cowan, First Assistant Secretary (North and South Asia Division) and Mr. John Geering, First Assistant Secretary (Europe and Latin America Division).
The three sides took stock of the progress made on the outcomes of the Foreign Secretary level Trilateral Dialogue held in September 2020, including Maritime Security, Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR), Blue Economy, Protection of Marine Global Commons, Combatting Illegal, Unregulated and Unreported (IUU) Fishing and Cooperation in Multilateral Fora. They also discussed the next steps to be taken for furthering trilateral cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region.Disclaimer: We donot claim that the images used as part of the news published are always owned by us. From time to time, we use images sourced as part of news or any related images or representations. Kindly take a look at our image usage policy on how we select the image that are used as part of the news.