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Promoting sustained growth and balanced development within the Indian Ocean region, IORA strengthens cooperation and dialogue with Member States namely:

Commonwealth of Australia, People's Republic of Bangladesh, Union of Comoros, Republic of India, Republic of Indonesia, Islamic Republic of Iran, Republic of Kenya, Republic of Madagascar, Malaysia, Republic of Mauritius, Republic of Mozambique, Sultanate of Oman, Republic of Seychelles, Republic of Singapore, Federal Republic of Somalia , Republic of South Africa, Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, United Republic of Tanzania, Kingdom of Thailand, United Arab Emirates and Republic of Yemen.

All sovereign States of the Indian Ocean Rim are eligible for membership of the Association. To become members, States must adhere to the principles and objectives enshrined in the Charter of the Association.

Australia

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Bangladesh

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Comoros

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Indonesia

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Iran

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Kenya

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Madagascar

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Malaysia

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Mauritius

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Mozambique

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Oman

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Seychelles

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Singapore

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Somalia

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South Africa

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Sri Lanka

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Tanzania

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Thailand

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United Arab Emirates

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Yemen

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India

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Australia
Australia
Joined IORA in 1997
  • CapitalCanberra
  • LanguageEnglish
  • CurrencyAustralian Dollar
  • Minister for Foreign AffairsH.E Hon Julie Bishop MP
  • Government Websitehttp://dfat.gov.au
Bangladesh
Bangladesh
Joined IORA in 1999
  • CapitalDhaka
  • LanguageBengali
  • CurrencyBangladeshi Taka
  • Minister for Foreign AffairsH.E Mr Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali, MP
  • Government Websitehttp://www.mofa.gov.bd
Comoros
Comoros
Joined IORA in 2012
  • CapitalMoroni
  • LanguageComorian, Arabic, French
  • CurrencyComorian Franc
  • Minister for Foreign AffairsH.E Mr Mohamed Bascar Dossar
  • Government Websitehttp://beit-salam.km/
Indonesia
Indonesia
Joined IORA in 1997
  • CapitalJakarta
  • LanguageIndonesian, Bahasa, Indonesia
  • CurrencyIndonesian Rupiah
  • Minister for Foreign AffairsH.E Mrs Retno L.P. Marsudi
  • Government Websitehttp://www.kemlu.go
Iran
Iran
Joined IORA in 1999
  • CapitalTehran
  • LanguagePersian
  • CurrencyIranian Rial
  • Minister for Foreign AffairsH.E Dr Mohammad Javad Zarif
  • Government Websitehttp://www.mfa.gov.ir/
Kenya
Kenya
Joined IORA in 1997
  • CapitalNairobi
  • LanguageSwahili, English
  • CurrencyKenyan Shilling
  • Minister for Foreign AffairsMinister of Foreign Affairs: Hon. Dr Amina C. Mohamed, EGH, CAV
  • Government Websitehttp://www.mfa.go.ke
Madagascar
Madagascar
Joined IORA in 1997
  • CapitalAntananarivo
  • LanguageMalagasy, French
  • CurrencyMalagasy Ariary
  • Minister for Foreign AffairsH.E Ms Beatrice Atallah
Malaysia
Malaysia
Joined IORA in 1997
  • CapitalKuala Lumpur
  • LanguageBahasa Malaysia
  • CurrencyMalaysian Ringgit
  • Minister for Foreign AffairsH.E Hon Dato’Sri Anifah bin Haji Aman
  • Government Websitehttp://www.kln.gov.my
Mauritius
Mauritius
Joined IORA in 1997
  • CapitalPort Louis
  • LanguageEnglish, French, Mauritian Creole
  • CurrencyMauritian Rupee
  • Minister for Foreign AffairsHon. Mr Seetanah Lutchmeenaraidoo
  • Government Websitehttp://foreign.govmu.org
Mozambique
Mozambique
Joined IORA in 1997
  • CapitalMaputo
  • LanguagePortuguese
  • CurrencyMetical
  • Minister for Foreign AffairsH.E Mr Oldemiro Marques Baloi
  • Government Websitehttp://www.minec.gov.mz
Oman
Oman
Joined IORA in 1997
  • CapitalMuscat
  • LanguageArabic
  • CurrencyOmani Rial
  • Minister for Foreign AffairsH.E Mr Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah
  • Government Websitehttps://www.omaninfo.om
Seychelles
Seychelles
Joined IORA in 2011
  • CapitalVictoria
  • LanguageEnglish, French, Seselwa
  • CurrencySeychellois Rupee
  • Minister for Foreign AffairsH.E Mr Claude Morel
  • Government Websitehttp://www.mfa.gov.sc
Singapore
Singapore
Joined IORA in 1997
  • CapitalSingapore
  • LanguageEnglish, Mandarin, Malay, Tamil
  • CurrencySingapore Dollar
  • Minister for Foreign AffairsH.E Dr Vivian Balakrishnan
  • Government Websitehttps://www.mfa.gov.sg
Somalia
Somalia
Joined IORA in 2014
  • CapitalMogadishu
  • LanguageSomali, Arabic
  • CurrencySomali Shilling
  • Minister for Foreign AffairsH.E Ambassador Yusuf Garrad Ahmed
  • Government Websitehttp://www.mfa.gov.so
South Africa
South Africa
Joined IORA in 1997
  • CapitalPretoria
  • LanguageEnglish, Afrikaans, isiZulu, isiXhosa, Sesotho sa Leboa, Setswana, isiNdebele, siSwati, Tshivenda, Xitsonga, Sesotho
  • CurrencySouth African Rand
  • Minister for Foreign AffairsH.E Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, MP
  • Government Websitehttp://www.dirco.gov.za
Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
Joined IORA in 1997
  • CapitalColombo, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
  • LanguageEnglish, Tamil, Sinhala
  • CurrencySri Lankan Rupee
  • Minister for Foreign AffairsHon. Mr Ravi Karunanayake
  • Government Websitehttp://www.mfa.gov.lk
Tanzania
Tanzania
Joined IORA in 1997
  • CapitalDodoma
  • LanguageEnglish, Swahili
  • CurrencyTanzanian Shilling
  • Minister for Foreign AffairsHon. Dr Augustine Philip Mahiga
  • Government Websitehttp://www.foreign.go.tz
Thailand
Thailand
Joined IORA in 1999
  • CapitalBangkok
  • LanguageThai
  • CurrencyThai Baht
  • Minister for Foreign AffairsH.E Mr Don Pramudwinai
  • Government Website http://www.mfa.go.th
United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates
Joined IORA in 1999
  • CapitalAbu Dhabi
  • LanguageArabic
  • CurrencyUnited Arab Emirates Dirham
  • Minister for Foreign AffairsHis Highness Sheik Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahyan
  • Government Websitehttps://www.mofa.gov.ae
Yemen
Yemen
Joined IORA in 1997
  • CapitalSana’a
  • LanguageArabic
  • CurrencyYemeni Rial
  • Minister for Foreign AffairsH.E Dr Abdulmalick Al Mekhlafi
  • Government Websitehttp://www.yemen.gov.ye
India
India
Joined IORA in 1997
  • CapitalNew Delhi
  • LanguageHindi, English
  • CurrencyIndian Rupee
  • Minister for Foreign AffairsH.E Ms Sushma Swaraj
  • Government Websitehttp://www.mea.gov.in/