President Kovind holds talks with Chilean counterpart, says India-Chile bilateral ties have promising future
Chile is India’s key partner in the Latin America region, said President Kovind
President Ram Nath Kovind had a telephonic conversation on Friday with Chilean President Sebastian Piñera Echnique and both sides resolved to maintain the momentum in bilateral relationship in diverse areas.
“Had an engaging conversation with President Sebastian Piñera Echnique. We will continue to maintain close contact. Chile is India’s key partner in the Latin America region. India-Chile bilateral ties have a promising future,” President Kovind tweeted.
During the talks, President Kovind recalled his visit to Chile in 2019 and thanked President Piñera for the warm hospitality extended to him and his delegation during the visit.
The two leaders discussed the follow up action to the visit and agreed to deepen bilateral relations post COVID-19 pandemic, including the 2nd expansion of India-Chile Preferential Trade Agreement. President Piñera expressed his continued wish to visit India.
Recognising the tremendous potential between India and Chile, especially in the trade and commerce sector, both sides resolved to maintain the momentum in bilateral relationship in diverse areas.
President Kovind also conveyed his best wishes for the health and wellbeing of the people of Chile.