PM Modi meets PM of St Vincent and Grenadines

PM Modi meets PM of St Vincent and Grenadines

Agency News

New Delhi, Sep 10: Prime Minister of St Vincent and Grenadines Dr Ralph Everard Gonsalves met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday.

Dr Gonsalves, on a first ever visit of Prime Minister of St. Vincent and Grenadines to India, is participating in high-level United Nations Convention on Combating Desertification (UNCCD) Symposium here.

Prime Minister Gonsalves noted the enormous goodwill for India in St. Vincent and Grenadines and also in Carribean and Latin American region. He expressed appreciation for India’s development cooperation with the region and for India’s prompt assistance subsequent to natural calamities.

Mr Modi noted the close cooperation between the two countries, including in the international fora and congratulated St Vincent and Grenadines for the historical achievement of becoming "the smallest country ever" to be elected as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council.

The leaders agreed to enhance cooperation between the two countries including in skill development, training, education, finance, culture and disaster management. (UNI)