Indian High Commissioner Calls on Foreign Minister

The governments of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana and the Republic of India are eager to advance bilateral relations. This sentiment was echoed in a recent courtesy call between Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the Honourable Hugh Todd, and the High Commissioner of the Republic of India, His Excellency K. J. Srinivasa.

In his congratulatory message to the Foreign Minister, High Commissioner Srinivasa said the Government of India looked forward to working with Guyana, especially in the areas of education, economic growth and development, and health among others. Further, the High Commissioner congratulated Guyana on the Group of 77 (G-77) Chairmanship.

“There are many avenues for collaboration and I look forward to working bilaterally for the benefit of both countries,” H.E. Srinivasa said.

In turn, Minister Todd thanked H.E. Srinivasa for his continued support.

“I am excited to be part of this new push between Guyana and India and I am sure that our engagements will be progressive,” the Foreign Minister stated.

Furthermore, he emphasized that India is a valued partner in helping Guyana move forward. Minister Todd used the opportunity to express gratitude for India’s support to Guyana to help

combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Foreign Minister and High Commissioner also discussed ICT, infrastructure, oil and gas, and agriculture among mutual areas of interest.

Guyana and India established formal diplomatic relations on May 26, 1966


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