New Indian envoy meets PM Nagamootoo

DPI, Guyana, Thursday, August 29, 2019

Prime Minister, Hon. Moses Nagamootoo today received a courtesy visit from His Excellency, Dr. K. J. Srinivasa, newly-accredited High Commissioner of India to Guyana.

In welcoming the new High Commissioner to Guyana, Prime Minister Nagamootoo referred to several of joint initiatives that underlined the historic ties and strategic partnership between these two democracies.

Noting that Dr. Srinivasa hails from Karnataka, the home state of Bangalore, which is India’s Silicone Valley, the Prime Minister said that he was pleased by statements from the High Commissioner that India would offer training to Guyanese in Information Technology. He expressed our country’s gratitude for the Centre of Excellence in IT education, as a gift from India to Guyana.

High Commissioner Srinivasa reminded the Prime Minister of several projects under Indian lines-of-credit that are in the making, that would further strengthen cooperation between our countries.

He expressed thanks to Guyana for its consistent support for India at several world fora, to which Prime Minister Nagamootoo stressed that the historic ethnic, cultural and blood bonds between India and Guyana are unbreakable.

Before his posting to Guyana, High Commissioner Srinivasa was previously engaged with the Indian Foreign Service, in various capacities, in Spain, Peru and South Africa. A medical doctor by profession, he is married to Ashwini Sirinivasa and together, they have two sons.

During the courtesy call, he was accompanied by Counsellors R.K. Perindia and K. Vijayakumar.

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