Jaishankar reaches Guyana on 3-day visit, receives warm welcome from counterpart Todd
21 April, 2023 | Vaishali Sharma
S Jaishankar, the External Affairs Minister, arrived in Guyana on Friday for a three-day visit.Hugh Todd, Guyana’s Foreign Minister, met the EAM upon his arrival in the Guyanese capital of Ge...
S Jaishankar, the External Affairs Minister, arrived in Guyana on Friday for a three-day visit.
Hugh Todd, Guyana’s Foreign Minister, met the EAM upon his arrival in the Guyanese capital of Georgetown.
Taking to Twitter, Jaishankar wrote, “Arrived in Georgetown, Guyana to a warm reception from FM Hugh Todd. Look forward to a productive visit.”
Apart from calling on the leadership and meeting with several Ministers in Guyana, Jaishankar will co-chair the Joint Commission Meeting with his counterpart, Hugh Hilton Todd, which will include discussions on a wide range of bilateral issues.
According to the Ministry of External Affairs, the EAM’s visit to Guyana will also include a meeting of Foreign Ministers in the India-COFCOR (Council on Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR); a group of 15 Caribbean Community (CARICOM)) format, as well as bilateral meetings with participating Ministers.
External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar is currently on a four-nation Central and Latin American tour, which began today.
Jaishankar will travel to Panama from April 24 to 25 after his visit to Guyana. He will be hosted by Foreign Minister Janaina Tewaney Mencomo and will address top leadership. During his visit, he will also attend the India-SICA Foreign Ministerial Meeting, where he will meet with representatives from the eight-country Central American Integration System (SICA).
The EAM will travel to Colombia on April 25-27, where he will meet with several top representatives from the government, business, and civil society. According to the External Affairs Ministry, his visit to Colombia will be the first at the Foreign Ministerial level.
Furthermore, Jaishankar will also visit the country from April 27-29.