External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar reiterated India’s resolve to strengthen the bilateral partnership between India and Seychelles in the post-Kovid-19 era. Here, during his two-day visit, the External Affairs Minister held a high-level meeting with the top leadership of the major country of the Indian Ocean.
Jaishankar came to Seychelles on 27–28 November tour. He arrived here after a tour of the United Arab Emirates. He also visited Bahrain in his travels to three countries. The journey started on Tuesday. During this visit, he met Seychelles newly elected Indian-origin President Wavell Ramkalavan on Friday and congratulated him on the victory.
During the meeting, Jaishankar and Ramakalavan discussed the historical relationship between the two countries strengthened through a shared belief in the values of democracy and the rule of law. In a press release issued by the Ministry of External Affairs on Saturday, it was told that Jaishankar emphasized that India is committed to increasing the strategic partnership between India-Seychelles in the post-Kovid era.
At the same time, Jaishankar also sent a personal message of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Ramkalavan. India has invited the President of Seychelles to visit India in 2021.
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