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QUESTION NO.2732 INCLUSION OF INDIA IN NSG

August 10, 2017

RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.2732
TO BE ANSWERED ON 10.08.2017

INCLUSION OF INDIA IN NSG

2732. SHRI KIRANMAY NANDA:

Will the Minister of EXTERNAL AFFAIRS be pleased to state whether during the recent visit of Prime Minister to America and Netherland, any discussion was held about including India in the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), if so, the details thereof, if not, the reasons therefor?


ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
(SHRI M.J. AKBAR)

Yes. During the visit of Prime Minister to United States of America and The Netherlands in June 2017, discussions were held on this subject and both the countries have expressed their support for India’s early membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).

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