New Delhi: Hon’ble Vice President of India, H.E. Mr.M. Venkaiah Naidu was visited Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia from 17th-21st August 2019. The Vice President was accompanied by a high-level delegation including Shri Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre, Minister of State for HRD, Communications and Electronics & Information Technology, Smt. Ranee Narah, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha , Shri Manas Ranjan Bhunia, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, Shri Ramesh Bidhuri, Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha and senior officers of the Government of India.
India and Baltic countries have historical connect and common linguistic roots. The cutting edge technology and innovation ecosystems of the Baltic countries complement India’s huge market and appetite for these technologies. Hon’ble VP’s visit was the first ever high level visit to the three Baltic countries .The visit takes place in the context of increasing political engagement, as well as intensified trade and commercial engagement.
Latvia (19-20 August, 2019)In Latvia, the Hon’ble VP had bilateral meetings with the President of Latvia, H.E. Mr Eglis Levits . He was also meet with H.E. Mr Krisjanis Karins, the Prime Minister of Latvia and H.E. Ms Inese Libina-Egnere, the Acting Speaker of the Saeima(Latvian Parliament). He was also attended the Business Forum co-organized by Latvian Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Indian Chamber ASSOCHAM .Hon’ble Vice President was laid the wreath at Freedom Monument of Latvia and was unveiled the bust of Mahatma Gandhi in National Library of Latvia. He was also interact with the Indian community.