Jaishankar briefs MPs on India’s engagement with neighbours

NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday assured members of Parliament that India is safeguarding its interests in its neighbourhood amid rising influence of China.

Jaishankar was briefing members of the Consultative Committee on External Affairs including former Congress president Rahul Gandhi.

“Animated discussion on the neighbourhood and beyond. Shared our thinking and assessment on contemporary issues,” the Minister tweeted after the meeting.

Biju Janata Dal MP Sasmit Patra, a member of the committee, said interactions were very meaningful, insightful and intense. (AGENCIES)