Official Visit of the External Affairs Minister of India to Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina (August 22-27, 2022)

External Affairs Minister of India (EAM) Dr. S. Jaishankar paid an official visit to Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina from 22-27 August 2022. This was EAM’s first visit to the South American region. During the visit, in addition to bilateral engagements with his counterparts, EAM called on the top leadership in all the three countries.

External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar met Foreign Minister of Argentina, H. E. Mr. Santiago Cafiero & co-chaired Joint Commission Meeting in Argentina

​In Paraguay, EAM inaugurated the premises of the newly opened Indian Embassy which started functioning in January 2022. This would be the first ever visit by an Indian External Affairs Minister to the country.

External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar co-chaired 8th India-Brazil Joint Commission meeting with H. E. Mr. Carlos Alberto Franco Franca, Foreign Minister of Brazil

​In Brazil and Argentina, EAM was co-chaired the Joint Commission Meetings (JCM) with his counterparts. JCMs was reviewed the entire gamut of the bilateral relationships in diverse fields and discuss regional and global issues of common interests. Argentina and Brazil are strategic partners of India. In addition, EAM also interacted with business leaders and the Indian communities in these countries. In Brazil, he delivered an address at the Rio Branco Institute (Brazilian Diplomatic Academy).

​EAM’s visit to these 3 countries was provide an opportunity to continue the ongoing high-level engagements with our partners in LAC, explore new areas of cooperation in the post-pandemic era, and exchange views on issues of bilateral and international significance.

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