About MEA About MEA

About MEA

The Ministry of External Affairs is the Indian government agency is responsible for the conduct of India’s relations with foreign countries. The Ministry is responsible for the country’s representation in the United Nations and advises other Ministries and State Governments when the latter have dealings with foreign governments or institutions.

The mission of the MEA is to advance India’s National Security and Developmental Priorities in a Globalized and Interdependent World

The Ministry of External Affairs is headquartered at South Block, New Delhi. Other External Affairs offices are housed in Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan, Shastri Bhavan, Patiala House and the ISIL Building.

ASEAN Multilateral Division in the Ministry of External Affairs deals with India’s relations with ASEAN, East Asia Summit, Mekong Ganga Cooperation and the Asia Europe Meeting (ASEM).

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