India, Argentina identify steps to strengthen trade, market access for agro and pharma products
The two sides held the 6th round of Foreign Office Consultations on Wednesday
India and Argentina on Wednesday identified steps to strengthen trade and investment, market access for more agricultural as well as pharmaceuticals products, cooperation in Information Technology sector and deepening people-to-people ties.
This was discussed in the 6th round of Foreign Office Consultations between India and Argentina were held on Wednesday in New Delhi.
Secretary (East) Riva Ganguly Das led the Indian delegation while Argentine delegation was led by Deputy Foreign Minister Pablo Tettamanti, said a statement of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).
They reviewed the multi-faceted relations between India and Argentina, which were elevated to Strategic Partnership in 2019.
Both sides reaffirmed their resolve to broaden ongoing bilateral cooperation across a host of areas of mutual interest including Defence, Space, Nuclear Energy, Minerals, Energy (conventional and renewable), Oil & Gas (conventional as well as shale), Health and Pharma, Agriculture, Ayurveda, Development Cooperation, Science & Technology, the MEA said.
They recalled their mutual assistance during COVID and reiterated their joint resolve to continue mutual cooperation in their fight against the pandemic and post-pandemic recovery.
Both sides exchanged views on various regional and global issues and decided to strengthen the existing coordination in multilateral fora.
The consultations were held in a friendly, warm and cordial atmosphere. Both sides agreed to hold the next consultations at a mutually convenient date in Buenos Aires.