|Mahatma Gandhi's bust in Medellin|
The innauguration of the Mahatma Gandhi's bust at the Museum of Memory at Bicentenario Park will take place on May 21 2013 at 5:00 pm. The cityhall of Medellín and the Embassy ofIndia have installed the bust, with the help of the Honorary Indian Consulate in Medellín. The bust was donated by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations ICCR and was brought directly from India.
Foreign Minister of Ecuador Visits India
Foreign Minister of the Republic of Ecuador, Ms. Maria Isabel Salvador, visited India at the invitation of Foreign Minister of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, 16-17 November, 2008.
The Minister held bilateral discussions with Foreign Minister Shri Pranab Mukherjee on 17 November and, in the presence of both Ministers, both governments signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enhance cooperation in a [ … ]
Gandhiji’s Autobiography in Costa Rica
The President of the Republic of Costa Rica, Dr. Oscar Arias Sanchez baptized and launched the autobiography of Mahatma Gandhi - The story of my experiments with truth – in San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica on 16 September, 2008.
The autobiography, in Spanish translation, was published by the editorial department of the University of Costa Rica, financed by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. The book carries a prologue written [ … ]
Colombian Minister of Energy and Mines visits India
Mr. Hernan Martinez Torres, Minister of Energy and Mines of Colombia visited India 4-6 September, 2008 accompanied by Mr. Armando Zamora, National Director for Hydrocarbons of Colombia.
The Minister had an important meeting with the Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas of India, Shri Murli Deora, on 5 September at which the Indian presence and interest in Colombia’s hydrocarbons sector was extensively discussed. The two Ministers signed a Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation in the hydrocarbons sector [ … ]
Mr. Jose Valencia, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Ecuador visited India 16-21 July, 2008 Vice Minister Valencia also called on the Minister of Stat [ … ]
During his visit, the Vice Minister had bilateral Foreign Office Consultations with Shri Nalin Surie, Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs on18th July. The Vice Minister addressed a meeting of academicians, journalists, etc. at the Jawaharlal Nehru University and met with Indian businessmen in Delhi and in Mumbai.
Mr. Jose Valencia, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Ecuador visited India 16-21 July, 2008
Vice Minister Valencia also called on the Minister of Stat [ … ]
Costa Rican Foreign Minister visits India
Mr. Bruno Stagno Ugarte of Costa Rica visited India 9-11 June, 2008. The Minister participated in the meeting of the Foreign Ministers of SICA (Integration System of Central America) (Sistema de la Integración Centroamericana) on 10 June with External Affairs Minister of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee.
The SICA Ministers had extensive discussions on India’s relations with Central America. The Foreign Minister of Costa Rica discussed bilateral technical and economic cooperation including the setting up of an Informa [ … ]
Visit of Commerce, Industry and Tourism Minister of Colombia to India
Mr. Luis Guillermo Plata, Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism of Colombia visited India 27 April – 2 May, 2008 accompanied by the Director General of the National Association of Industries (ANDI) Luis Carlos Villegas and a delegation of officials and businessmen.
The Minister had meetings with the Commerce and Industries Minister of India, Mr. Kamal Nath; the Finance Minister of India, Mr. P. Chidambaram; Minister of State for External Affairs of India, Mr. Anand Sharma and other dignitarie [ … ]
Donation of medicines to Government of Ecuador by Government of India
In view of the national emergency in Ecuador, the Government of India has airlifted the generic medicines to the friendly Government of Ecuador. The donation of these generic medicines corresponds to a list of required medicines provided by the Government of Ecuador and amount in value to approximately US$200,000. A consignment of medicines from Cipro Pharmaceuticals in 18 cartons weighing 275 Kgs has already been received by the Ministry of Health of the Government of Ecuador in the last week of Februa [ … ]
The Vice Chief of the Army Staff of India visits Colombia
Lt. Gen. M.L. Naidu (VCOAS) led a defence delegation to Colombia on 14-15 February 2008. VCOAS called on the Minister of Defence of Colombia, Mr. Juan Manuel Santos and met with the Colombian Chief of the Armed Forces, Gen. Freddy Padilla de Leon as well as with the Chief of the Army, Gen. Mario Montoya, the Chief of the Navy, Gen. Guillermo Barrera, the Chief of the Air Forces, Gen. Jorge Ballesteros Rodriguez and other high officials of the Colombian Armed Forces. VCOAS also had a briefing from the Narcotics Con [ … ]