India, Peru hold 2nd Joint Commission Meeting

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The 2nd India-Peru Joint Commission Meeting was held in New Delhi on 15th April. 

An overview of the news

  • In the meeting both sides reviewed their traditionally friendly relations and discussed ways to take forward cooperation in areas of mutual interest including trade and investments.

  • The meeting was co-chaired by Saurabh Kumar, Secretary (East) in the Ministry of External Affairs and Ignacio Higueras, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Peru.

  • They also discussed regional and multilateral issues of current relevance and underlined cooperation between the two countries in multilateral fora and international organizations.

  • The two sides also agreed to exchange visits and hold a series of business, cultural, educational and other bilateral events as part of celebrations to mark the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations.

About Peru

  • Peru is the third-largest country in South America after Brazil and Argentina.

  • The world’s largest rainforest, the Amazon covers nearly half of Peru.

  • Capital: Lima

  • President: Dina Boluarte

  • Currency:Nuevo Sol

  • Official Language :Spanish, Quechua

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