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Cooperation with India constitutes a top priority of Russia’s foreign policy. Our friendly relations have acquired the status of special and privileged strategic partnership, and we strive to infuse it with new dimensions and meanings. Building upon earlier achievements, Russia is eager to contribute to India’s rapid development through mutually beneficial projects across all sectors.
H.E. Mr. Nikolay R. Kudashev, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to India
We think about three pillars we want to work, its air connectivity, multimodal connectivity and also the free trade between our countries. This will be beneficial for all of us, for India and also for our neighboring countries. Also, we are doing very well in educational matters, there are Indian students who are getting education in Georgia and then when they come back to India and they will bring their knowledge for the benefit of the society here.
H.E. Mr. Archil Dzuliashvili, Ambassador of Georgia to India
Well, on May 4, we will be celebrating 20 years of diplomatic relations with India. I think in these last 20 years, a lot has been achieved. We opened a resident mission in 2005. I am here for the last 13 years now, hence I am the longest serving ambassador in India that’s the reason I am the Dean of the Diplomatic Corps. The trade between India and the Dominican Republic has increased dramatically since we opened the mission here. We also had high-level State visits from both sides.
H.E. Mr. Frank Hans Dannenberg Castellanos, Ambassador of Dominican Republic to India
The India-Australia bilateral relationship has, in recent years, developed along a positive track, into a strategic partnership. The two nations are bound by pluralistic, Westminster-style democracies, Commonwealth traditions, expanding economic engagement and increasing high level interaction.
H.E. Dr. A.M. Gondane, High Commissioner of India to Australia
Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary celebrations will enhance our cultural relationship with Chile. Many Chileans are interested in our classical arts and yoga, and to a lesser extent in Ayurveda and Bollywood.
H.E. Mrs. Anita Nayar, Ambassador of India to Chile
Our vision is to further integrate our two economies so that Bangladesh can take full advantage of the growing economy of India
H.E. Syed Muazzem Ali, High Commissioner of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh to India
Mission on its effort to enhance trade and investment between India and Cote d’Ivoire have been interacting with all stake holders including cote d’Ivoire dignitaries as well as Indian business to enhance India’s investment into Cote d’Ivoire especially in key sectors of the economy
H.E. Mr. Sailas Thangal, Ambassador of India in the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire with concurrent accreditation to Liberia and Guinea
Indian Diaspora has contributed tremendously towards the economic development of Fiji. Members of the Indian-origin community are leaders today in the field of economy and trade. They are heading some of the most successful business-houses in Fiji today.
H.E. Mr. Vishvas Sapkal, High Commissioner of India to Fiji (also concurrently accredited to Cook Islands, Kiribati, Nauru, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu)
India and Bolivia are mainly dealing into automobiles, iron and steel, pharmaceuticals, machinery, rubber and plastic products and yarns and textiles. The major commodities imported by India from Bolivia are gold, leather and animal feed.
H.E. Mr. Sergio Dario Arispe Barrientos, Ambassador of The Plurinational State of Bolivia
The friendly people of India and Oman have traded with one another for many centuries, and our cultures and societies have incorporated aspects of each other in all kinds of interesting ways.
H.E. Mr Hamed Saif Al-Rawahi, Ambassador of The Sultanate of Oman To India
The friendly relations have been witnessed by more than a dozen bilateral agreements signed including high level visits between the two countries with Shri Venkaiah Naidu, Honourable Vice President of India having recently visited Botswana at the beginning of November 2018.
H.E. Ms. Lesego Ethel Motsumi, High Commissioner of Botswana to India
Switzerland is like a garden. The Indian community is part of the garden. We are a different variety of flowers in this garden. We add to the diversity. So we stand out, yet merge and make the garden more beautiful.
We attach great priority to our friendly relations with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Our traditionally close ties are anchored in shared interests based on centuries-old economic and socio-cultural ties and vibrant people to people contacts.