The first ever High-Level Dialogue on Indo-Pacific Cooperation (HLD-IPC) was held in Jakarta, capital of Indonesia. It was organized by Government of Indonesia and saw participation of 18 countries Indo-Pacific region including India.
- The Government of Indonesia hosted the first ever High-Level Dialogue on Indo-Pacific Cooperation (HLD-IPC) in Jakarta.
- The theme of the HLD was ‘Towards a Peaceful, Prosperous, and Inclusive Region’.
- The main objective behind this meet was to urge all participating governments to talk openly about their plans for increasing cooperation and for building trust in the Pacific Ocean and Indian Ocean region.
- Indo-Pacific region is home to 3/5th global population with total GNP of almost US$ 52 trillion. Renewed cooperation framework among countries in Indo-Pacific region is crucial for ensuring peace, stability, and mutual prosperity of the region.