International Politics

President Kovind inaugurates Enterprise India Exhibition in Yangon

Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the Fifth Enterprise India Exhibition in Yangon on December 13, 2018, during the concluding day of his state visit to Myanmar. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that Myanmar and India are close neighbours but our trade and investment partnership is modest. However, there are many opportunities before us to expand trade, forge joint ventures and invest ...

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‘Haj 2019 likely to witness growth in women applying for Haj without Mehram’

Haj and Umrah Minister of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Union Minister for Minority Affairs, Government of India Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi,  and Haj and Umrah Minister of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Dr Mohammad Saleh bin Taher Benten signed bilateral annual Haj 2019 agreement between India and Saudi Arabia at Jeddah on 13 December 2018. Naqvi said that the Saudi Arabia Government has always played active and effective role to ensure ...

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Reforms needed in WTO to Support A Better Global Trade order: Suresh Prabhu

Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan

The Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, said that India will work along with other member countries to reform the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to ensure that it remains an engine for global trade. Speaking at a conference on Strategic Alliance for WTO and Trade Remedies in New Delhi on 19 November 2018, he said that ...

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India and Maldives reinvent stronger ties with PM Modi @ presidential inauguration ceremony

Narendra Modi in Maldives

The presidential inauguration ceremony of the new Government in Maldives gave a big momentum to reinventing its tied with India as Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, President of the Republic of Maldives, welcomed and thanked Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, for visiting the Maldives to participate in the presidential inauguration ceremony. Prime Minister Modi thanked President Solih for the special gesture of inviting him ...

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“India’s enhanced strategic footprint to benefit USA”

Seen in image is members of United States India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) comprising senior industry and business captains of the United States of America, call on the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, in New Delhi on October 30, 2018.

Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, said that Indo-US relations are unique as they are based on common values and mutuality of interests. Speaking at US-India Strategic Partnership Forum in New Delhi on 3oth October 2018, the Minister said that India offers huge opportunities for American companies as India is a growing economy and is ...

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India and Bangladesh to enhance Inland and Coastal Waterways Connectivity; Cruises on anvil @ Kolkata – Dhaka – Guwahati – Jorhat route

The Secretary, Ministry of Shipping, Gopal Krishna at a press conference on Protocol on Inland Water Transit and Trade between India and Bangladesh, in New Delhi on October 25, 2018.

India and Bangladesh signed several milestone agreements on 25 October 2018, for enhancing inland and coastal waterways connectivity between the two countries for trade and cruise movements. Briefing media persons in New Delhi this evening, Shipping Secretary Gopal Krishna, and his Bangladesh counterpart Abdus Samadin formed that the two countries have signed an agreement to use Chattogram and Mongla Ports in Bangladesh ...

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First India-China High Level Meeting on Bilateral Security Cooperation held in New Delhi

India and China

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh co-chaired the first India-China High Level Meeting on Bilateral Security Cooperation with Zhao Kezhi, State Councilor and Minister of Public Security of the People’s Republic of China on 22 October, 2018 in New Delhi. During the meeting, the two sides discussed issues of mutual interest, including bilateral counter-terrorism cooperation, and welcomed increased cooperation between India and China ...

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India calls on G-20 Nations to safeguard negative spillover effects of global risks on Emerging Market Economies (EMDEs)

Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Finance, Subhash Chandra Garg

The Final G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting under the 2018 Argentine Presidency and the final BRICS Deputies Meeting under the 2018 South African Chairmanship were held on 11th -12th October 2018 in Bali, Indonesia on the sidelines of the IMF/Fund Bank Annual Meetings. G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) Meeting The deliberations in the G-20 FMCBG meeting ...

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Global accolades for 2nd Global RE-Invest India-ISA Partnership Renewable Energy Experts’ Meet & Expo on day 1

Re-Invest 2018

Over 10,000 people attended the 2nd Global RE-Invest India-ISA Partnership Renewable Energy Experts’ Meet & Expo (RE-Invest 2018) on day one, the 3rd, October, 2018 at Greater Noida. This included over 5000 delegates and 180 exhibitors. There were 354 business to business bilateral meetings held on day one. The power-packed sessions included the First Assembly of the International Solar Alliance, ...

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UN lauds International Solar Alliance; confers Champions of the Earth on Emmanuel Macron and Narendra Modi

The Champions of the Earth Awards, the UN’s highest environmental honour was conferred on to Emmanuel Macron, President of France and Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India for 
International Solar Alliance.
ISA  is an initiative jointly launched by the Prime Minister of India and President of France. In File picture both the dignitaries are seen realising their ambitious policy endeavour in form of ISA's inception.

The annual Champions of the Earth prize is awarded to outstanding leaders from government, civil society and the private sector whose actions have had a positive impact on the environment. Since being founded thirteen years ago, the awards have recognized 84 laureates – ranging from leaders of nations to grassroots activists – in the categories of policy, science, business and ...

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India- Romania to revive negotiations on India-EU-BTIA as VP envisages multifaceted Indo-Romanian partnership

Growing popularity of Ayurveda in Romania+

Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has thanked Romania for agreeing to take lead to re-start negotiations on India-EU-BTIA. He was making a Joint Press Statement following delegations level talks with the Prime Minister of Romania, Viorica Dancila, in Bucharest, Romania on 20 September 2018. The Minister of State for Finance, Shiv Pratap Shukla and other dignitaries were present on ...

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India advance bilateral tourism ties with Malta and Morocco

San Anton Palace, Halbalzan, Malta

India advanced tourism ties with its Malta and Morocco on 17 September 2018.  The first development was part of the Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu visit to Malta. VP while making the joint Press Statement following delegation level talks with the President of Malta, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, at San Anton Palace, Halbalzan, Malta said that diplomatic relations between India and Malta were ...

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