From trade and investment to space, India & Mexico discuss entire gamut of bilateral ties
The sixth round of Foreign Office Consultations between the two sides was held in Mexico City
From trade and investment to space and education, India & Mexico reviewed the entire entire gamut of bilateral ties at the sixth round of the Foreign Office Consultations between the two countries held in Mexico City on Wednesday.
Regional and multilateral issues were also discussed at the talks between the Indian delegation led by Secretary (East), Ministry of External Affairs Saurabh Kumar and the Mexican side headed by Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Carmen Moreno Toscano.
A Specific Cooperation Agreement on cooperation in outer space focusing on Crop Monitoring, Drought Assessment and Capacity Building between ISRO and Mexican Space Agency (AEM) was also signed during the visit, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Thursday.
About the consultations, the MEA said it reviewed the entire gamut of bilateral relations including Political, Trade & Investment, Health and Pharmaceuticals, Science and Technology including Space, Culture and Tourism, Education, Consular, and other areas of mutual interest.
"Multilateral and regional issues including co-operation at the UN, Pacific Alliance and the upcoming G20 Presidency of India were also discussed," the MEA added.
The two sides agreed to continue high level political exchanges and regular meetings of the joint institutional mechanisms such as Consular Dialogue, the Bilateral High-Level Group on Trade, Investment and Economic Cooperation (BHLG) and Joint Commission Meeting to keep up the momentum in bilateral relations.
Both sides agreed to hold the next round of consultations at a mutually convenient date in New Delhi.