India and Japan on Thursday held the second strategic dialogue at the Deputy National Security Advisor (NSA) level in which issues like defence, economic security and increasing cooperation in critical and emerging technology were discussed. Deputy National Security Advisor Vikram Misri and Deputy Secretary General of Japan Keiichi Ichikawa co-chaired the second Deputy National Security Advisor-level strategic dialogue.
Sources said that the issues discussed included defence, economic security and increasing cooperation in important and emerging technologies. They also exchanged views on regional and global developments.
Misri was on a tour of South Korea on 22 and 23 August. He met South Korea’s National Security Advisor Cho Tae-young in Seoul and discussed defense cooperation, economic security, supply chain resilience and critical and emerging technologies.
Misri also met Kim Tae-hyo, First Deputy Director of National Security, and they discussed bilateral cooperation in various fields, including defense industry, technology, economic security and supply chain, increasing Korean investments in India, and science, technology.