UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has warned of the danger of the Islamic State (ISIS) terror group spreading its tentacles to South Asia through organisations like the Tehreek-e-Khilafat in Pakistan.
Thirty-four militant groups from around the world had reportedly pledged allegiance to the ISIS extremist group as of mid-December and that number will only grow in 2016, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-m
The closed-door talks were requested by South Korea as well as council members Japan and the United States.
Akbaruddin, India's 21st Permanent Representative at the UN, succeeds Asoke Mukerji who demitted office on December 31.
It means that these countries can't vote in the 193-member world body unless there are exceptional circumstances.
India believe that the protection of civilians is primarily a national responsibility.
India’s diaspora population is the largest in the world with 16 million people from India living outside their country in 2015, according to a latest UN survey on international migrant trends.
The Secretary General said that the risks multiply with the emergence of violent and unaccountable non-state actors.
India is the largest contributor of troops to UN peacekeeping operations.
A group of terrorists stormed the Consulate building on Sunday.