On Thursday, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval met with his counterpart from the United Kingdom, Stephen Lovegrove, here. According to official sources, the two men spoke about a wide variety of issues that were both bilateral and global in scope.
They claimed that collaboration in cyber security, maritime and Indo-Pacific security, regional security, and countering violent extremism were among the important topics covered.
According to government sources, the emphasis was on concrete and significant results to advance the cooperation in line with the goals of the India-UK Roadmap 2030.
The NSAs discussed future-looking collaboration in the technology and defence sectors with a focus on important goals of the Atmanirbhar Bharat project, according to the sources, carrying forward conversations between Prime Ministers Narendra and Boris Johnson.
The two NSAs discussed regional security and reaffirmed their commitment to modernising defence and security cooperation, according to a tweet from the British High Commission.
“In Delhi, Indian National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and UK National Security Advisor Sir Stephen Lovegrove met. They discussed regional security as part of the India-UK Comprehensive Strategic Partnership and reaffirmed their commitment to modernising defence and security cooperation.”
S. Jaishankar, the minister of external affairs, was also seen by the UK national security adviser. “Sir Stephen Lovegrove, UK’s national security adviser, also met with @DrSJaishankar, the minister of external affairs. Additional conversations about the UK-India Comprehensive Strategic Partnership were held “According to the British High Commission.