External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, on his first leg of a three-country visit, visited Brazil and met with the Indian community in Sao Paulo on Saturday and shared progress made over the past 75 years . During his visit to South American countries, he is due to visit Paraguay and Argentina. Speaking to the microblogging site, Jaishankar said, “I started my visit to Latin America by meeting with the Indian community in Sao Paulo. I shared with them progress and optimism as India completes 75 years of independence. Moreover, during his speech, EAM thanked the Indian community for serving as an effective bridge between Brazil and India.
“Indo-Brazilian relations are defined by good feelings, great goodwill and growing cooperation. Thanks to the Indian community for serving as an effective bridge,” he added. In a statement released on Friday, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said that Jaishankar will appeal to the top leaders of the three countries. The schedule of his visit indicated that the Minister will inaugurate the premises of the new Indian Embassy in Paraguay. Notably, the tour will be the first-ever visit by an Indian External Affairs Minister to the country.
Jaishankar will review the full range of bilateral relations during his visit
In Brazil and Argentina, EAM will co-chair the Joint Commission Meetings (JCM) with its counterparts. The JCMs will review the full range of bilateral relations in various fields and discuss regional and global issues of common concern, according to the Foreign Ministry. “EAM’s visit to these 3 countries will be an opportunity to continue the ongoing high-level engagements with our partners from Latin American countries (LAC), to explore new areas of cooperation in the post -pandemic and to exchange views on issues of bilateral concern and international importance,” the press release said. Ahead of his visit, Jaishankar met with the ambassadors of Latin American and Caribbean countries in New Delhi on Friday. The Minister expressed his gratitude for hosting the Ambassadors from the LAC countries and expressed his positivity for the potential for growing cooperation between India and the countries of South America and the Caribbean. to develop our cooperation. Encourage their efforts to realize it fully. I thank them for their insights and insights as I head to the region tonight,” he added. Image: @DrSJaishankar/Twitter