Official Visit of Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of New Zealand to India (March 10-13, 2024)

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of New Zealand, H.E. Mr. Winston Peters will be paying an official visit to India on 10-13 March 2024 at the invitation of External Affairs Minister (EAM), Dr. S Jaishankar. Deputy Prime Minister Peters will be visiting Ahmedabad and New Delhi on his first visit to India after the new government in New Zealand assumed office in November 2023. He had earlier visited India as Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister in February 2020.

In Ahmedabad, Deputy Prime Minister Peters is expected to meet the political leadership of Gujarat on 11 March 2024. In New Delhi, EAM and Deputy Prime Minister Peters are scheduled to hold a bilateral meeting on 12 March 2024 during which the entire gamut of our bilateral relationship with New Zealand is expected to be discussed. Deputy Prime Minister Peters is also scheduled to have meetings with other dignitaries during his official visit to India.

India and New Zealand share warm and friendly relations based on commonalities of democratic traditions and shared values bolstered by strong people to people ties. The two countries are engaging in cooperation across a wide range of areas, including trade and economy, defence and security, education and research, and environment and climate change.

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