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  • 31 December, 2020

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Govt missions in other countries

Govt missions in other countries

  • The government announced that it would open three missions in Estonia, Paraguay and the Dominican Republic in 2021.
  • The opening of the missions will help expand India’s diplomatic footprint, deepen political relations, enable growth of bilateral trade, investment and economic engagements, facilitate stronger people-to-people contacts, bolster political outreach in multilateral fora and help garner support for the foreign policy objectives.
  • While the government had announced the opening of 18 missions in 2018, not all of them have been established yet, and the opening of the newly announced missions may be further delayed by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Both Paraguay and the Dominican Republic had set up missions in Delhi in 2006.
  • “The decision to open these three missions is a forward-looking step in pursuit of our national priority of growth and development or ‘Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas’.
  • Enhancement of India’s diplomatic presence will provide market access for companies and bolster exports of goods and services.

Source: TH


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