The meeting was part of Jaishankar’s program at the High-Level Segment of the 78th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
According to a report by the Press Trust of India (PTI), the foreign minister and Guterres discussed India’s contribution, as chair of the G20, to strengthening the sustainable development agenda of the international body.
During the meeting, which Jaishankar described as pleasant in a post on the X platform, formerly Twitter, the situations in Afghanistan and Myanmar, and other issues concerning today’s world were also dealt with.
The Indian foreign minister acknowledged and thanked the UN chief for his commitment to reforming international financial institutions.
Guterres, in turn, highlighted India’s cooperation with the United Nations and its leadership in the G20, according to a report from the UN spokesperson quoted by PTI.
As part of their cooperation, India and the United Nations launched a Global Capacity Building Initiative to share experiences, best practices, and expertise with the emerging countries.
Jaishankar will visit Washington from September 27 to 30 after completing the 78th UNGA-related agenda.
He will hold bilateral meetings with US interlocutors, including Secretary of State Antony Blinken and other senior members of the US Government, think tanks, and business leaders.