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The Ministry of External Affairs of India is the government agency responsible for maintaining the of foreign relations of India. It is headed by the Minister of External Affairs, a cabinet minister. The administrative head is the Foreign Secretary of India, an Indian Foreign Service officer.
With challenges faced by the Indian students who are unable to join or return to foreign countries to pursue their studies, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Thursday that it has been taking this issue up with the concerned governments on priority.
India on Thursday said it has asked China to issue visas and allow Indian citizens to travel to the neighbouring country stating that essential two-way travel should be facilitated, especially keeping in view that the Chinese nationals are able to travel to India.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take part in G7 outreach sessions on June 12 and 13 in a virtual format.
India-Australia on Thursday reaffirmed their commitment to work together in the areas of digital economy, cyber security and critical and emerging technologies as identified by the Framework Arrangement on Cyber and Cyber-Enabled Critical Technology Cooperation.
The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Saturday asked the Indian students studying abroad to contact their OIA-II Division if they are currently stuck in India due to COVID-19 restrictions or have other similar issues.
The Government of India has been making all efforts to augment the availability of vaccines (COVID-19) in India where through enhanced production in the country or through supply from abroad, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said on Thursday.
Declining to indulge in 'political politics', Indian External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaisahankar refused to respond to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's criticism of India's 'vaccine diplomacy', during his visit to the USA.