External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met with his counterparts from Kuwait, Bolivia, Oman and Nicaragua. During this, he discussed economic and health cooperation.
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar meeting the Kuwaiti Foreign Minister (Twitter)
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met his counterparts from Kuwait, Nicaragua, Bolivia and Oman on the sidelines of the swearing-in ceremony of Iran’s new President Ibrahim Raisi here on Thursday. Jaishankar said in a tweet that he is happy to meet Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Dr. Ahmed Nasser Mohammed AlSabah. Sharing the picture of their meeting, he said, he took forward his discussion on post-Covid economic and health cooperation. There was a fruitful exchange of views on regional developments.
In another tweet, Jaishankar praised the positive attitude of Nicaragua’s Foreign Minister Denis Ronaldo Moncada Colindre regarding his projects in power, health and ICT. During his meeting with Bolivia’s Foreign Minister Rogelio Mayta, Jaishankar discussed the development partnership and multilateral cooperation between India and Bolivia. He has also shared pictures related to their meeting on Twitter.
Took part in the swearing-in of Ibrahim Raisi
At the same time, Jaishankar discussed India’s strong bilateral partnership, GCC development and regional issues with his Omani counterpart Badr Albusaidi. “Looking forward to working closely with his (Omani counterpart),” he tweeted. Jaishankar represented India at the swearing-in ceremony of Ibrahim Raisi. Former judiciary chief Raisi is considered close to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. He was administered the oath during a ceremony in Parliament, which was attended by representatives of more than 70 countries.
PM Modi congratulated Raisi
Last month, Jaishankar met Raisi during his stay in Tehran on his way to Russia and handed over a personal message from Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In the elections held in June, Ibrahim Raisi had won by a huge margin. In June itself, Prime Minister Modi had congratulated Raisi for his victory in the elections. He had said that he was looking forward to working with them and the two leaders would work to strengthen the ties between India and Iran.
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