Third Round of “Afghanistan-India Security Dialogue” (AISD- III)

3rd Afghanistan- India Security Dialogue (AISD-III)
8 Sebtember 2017-Delhi, India

The third round of the “Afghanistan-India Security Dialogue” was co-organized by the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) and United Service Institute of India (USI) on September 8, 2017 in Delhi, India. This dialogue was attended by a select number of Afghan officials and academics. From the Indian side, Indian officials and United Service Institute of India (USI) members attended the dialogue. The dialogue consisted of two timely working sessions. In the first session, the discussion looked at the "Evolving Geo-political and Security Scenario in Afghanistan and its impact on Regional Stability" and the "Role of Regional and External Players towards Security and Development in Afghanistan". The second session focused on “Indo-Afghanistan Relations, Politico/Diplomatic and Economic Dimension” and “India-Afghanistan Security Cooperation”. The dialogue was concluded by the closing remarks of Mr. Tamim Asey, Deputy Defense Minister of Afghanistan, and Dr. Arvind Gupta, Deputy National Security Advisor of India.

The first round of the “Afghanistan-India Security Dialogue” was held in Delhi on 14-15 March 2016 and the second round was held in Herat on 16 October 2016.