India shares close relations with Palau, a Pacific country of high strategic significance

Minister of State for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan on Monday held a virtual interaction with Vice President and Minister of State of the Republic of Palau J Uduch Sengebau Senior and reviewed the progress made in our bilateral relations.

The two ministers also reviewed the ongoing development cooperation between India and Palau, including through the Forum for India Pacific Island Cooperation (FIPIC).

The Ministers discussed ways to further strengthen cooperation in climate action and renewable energy, blue economy and sustainable management of marine global commons, capacity building, strengthening of healthcare and economic recovery from COVID-19 pandemic.

They agreed to continue efforts to further broaden and deepen engagements between India and Palau for a secure, stable and prosperous Indo-Pacific.