Last Updated : Apr 26 2019 1:41PM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
Campaigning reaches its peak for 4th phase of LS polls            PM Modi files nominations from Varanasi            SC refuses to interfere with EC's order stalling release of PM Modi’s biopic            SC directs RBI to disclose information under RTI            IPL: Chennai Super Kings to face Mumbai Indians           

National News

Mar 07, 2019
1:44PM

India, Paraguay agree to promote bilateral investment, explore new areas of collaboration

@VPSecretariat
India and Paraguay have agreed to identify sectors of mutual interest to promote bilateral investment and decided to explore new areas of collaboration, including Information and Communication Technology, space and biotechnology.

The decisions were taken during Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu's ongoing visit to the Latin American country. During the visit, Mr Naidu had meetings with Paraguay's President Mario Abdo Benítez, Vice President Hugo Velazquez and President of the National Congress (Senate) Silvio Ovelar. 

Ministry of External Affairs said in a release that the talks were held in a warm and cordial atmosphere and the two sides discussed bilateral, regional and multilateral issues of mutual interest. It said, Paraguay strongly condemned the brutal terrorist attack in the Pulwama and both sides agreed that terrorism and transnational organized crime constitute a serious threat to world peace and stability. Paraguay said that India could count on its support in the fight against terrorism and in raising concerns about threats of terrorism in the international fora.

The two sides also agreed to explore new areas of collaboration including in hydel and solar, health including traditional medicine, Information and Communication Technology, space and biotechnology. 

Both sides agreed to jointly celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. India welcomed the issuance of a commemorative postal stamp in Paraguay. Paraguay also extended its support on India's candidature for various UN and multilateral bodies.

PM’s Exclusive Interview to DD News

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 26 (Apr) Midday News 25 (Apr) News at Nine 25 (Apr) Hourly 26 (Apr) (1300hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 26 (Apr) दोपहर समाचार 25 (Apr) समाचार संध्या 25 (Apr) प्रति घंटा समाचार 26 (Apr) (1305hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 26 (Apr) Khabrein(Day) 25 (Apr) Khabrein(Eve) 25 (Apr)
Aaj Savere 26 (Apr) Parikrama 25 (Apr) Lok Ruchi Samachar 21 (Apr)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 25 (Apr) Samayki 25 (Apr) Sports Scan 25 (Apr) Spotlight/News Analysis 25 (Apr)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 28 (Mar) Surkhiyon Mein 4 (Apr) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 24 (Apr) Vaad-Samvaad 16 (Apr) Money Talk 16 (Apr) Current Affairs 22 (Mar)