Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who arrived here last night attended the defence ministers' meeting and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj took part in the foreign ministers' meeting. The two meetings were being held as part of the preparations for the SCO summit.
New Delhi : External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj tweeted on Wednesday that she is in All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) hospital because of kidney failure and underwent tests for a transplant.
"Friends: This is to update you on my health." "I am in AIIMS because of kidney failure. Presently, I am on dialysis. I am undergoing tests for a kidney transplant. Lord Krishna will bless," she tweeted.
Sushma might have to wait for at least 15-30 days before she finds a matching kidney donor, sources at AIIMS said.
Colombo, Feb 6 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met with delegations of three Sri Lankan political parties here on Saturday, the second and last day of her visit to this island nation.
"Engagements continue post lunch. Tamil Progressive Alliance leaders meet with EAM @SushmaSwaraj," external affairs ministry spokesman Vikas Swarup tweeted.
New Delhi, Feb 5 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj left here on Friday on a two-day visit to Sri Lanka during which she will attend a meeting of the joint commission of the two South Asian neighbours.
"Leaving for Sri Lanka! EAM @SushmaSwaraj departs for the 9th India-Sri Lanka Joint Commission Meeting in Colombo," external affairs ministry spokesman Vikas Swarup tweeted.
New Delhi, Dec 16 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday reiterated India's position on talks with Pakistan on all issues of mutual concern and said that "talk and terror can't go together".
Responding to a question in the Lok Sabha, the minister said it was made clear to Pakistan long ago that talks and terror can't actually be possible as far as dialogue between the countries is concerned.
New Delhi, Dec 14 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday hoped that the renewed dialogue between India and Pakistan will open a new chapter of peace and development in the region.
Making a statement on her visit to Pakistan in both houses of parliament, she said it had been decided that a "Comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue" will start and foreign secretaries of the two countries will work out the modalities under the "new dialogue".
New Delhi, Dec 14 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday hoped the new dialogue starting between India and Pakistan will open a new chapter of peace and development in the region.
Making a statement on her visit to Pakistan amid a din in the Rajya Sabha, the minister said India has emphasised on speeding up the judicial process in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks.