S. Jaishankar and David Cameron discuss India-UK relations and global affairs at Munich meeting

S. Jaishankar discusses bilateral cooperation and global issues with David Cameron at the Munich Security Conference.

During the Munich Security Conference in Germany, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar engaged in discussions with British counterpart David Cameron regarding bilateral cooperation and global and regional matters. Mr Jaishankar’s presence at the 60th edition of the prestigious conference underscores its status as a premier platform for international security discourse.


Scheduled to take part in a panel discussion titled ‘Growing the Pie: Seizing Shared Opportunities,’ alongside German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock and U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Saturday, Mr Jaishankar’s involvement highlights the importance of collaborative efforts in addressing common challenges and opportunities on a global scale.
Mr Jaishankar commenced his engagements at the Munich Security Conference by meeting UK Foreign Secretary David Cameron. He characterised their discussion as productive, encompassing bilateral cooperation and global and regional issues. Furthermore, they discussed the ongoing cricket match between India and England, underscoring the shared enthusiasm for the sport between the two countries.
Before he met with Mr Cameron, Mr Jaishankar engaged in discussions with Peru’s Foreign Minister Javier Gonzalez-Olaechea, focusing on UN reform and economic cooperation. Additionally, he is scheduled to participate in a ministerial lunch discussion at the Munich Security Conference on Saturday titled ‘Vishwa Mitra: Bridging Divides.’ This session, jointly hosted by the Indian Embassy and the Observer Research Foundation (ORF), will feature the involvement of various prominent figures, including Faisal bin Farhan, Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia, Stephen Harper, former Prime Minister of Canada, Margrethe Vestager, Executive Vice President of the European Commission for the Digital Age and Commissioner for Competition, and Meghan O’Sullivan, Professor at Harvard Kennedy School.