Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu was on a five-day visit to South America’s Guatemala, Peru and Panama. Bilateral trade and investments were discussed during the visit. This was the Vice President’s first overseas visit after assuming office. He was be accompanied by a high-level delegation, including Minister of State for Tribal Affairs Jasvantsinh Sumanbahi Bhabhor.
1. On 1st Leg Visited Guatemala:
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu arrived in Guatemala on the first leg of his three-nation tour to Latin America. During his stay in Guatemala city, Mr Naidu met the leadership of the nation. A pact has been signed between India and Guatemala for strengthening diplomatic cooperation through Respective Foreign Service Institutes in the educational field.
2. On 2nd Leg Visited Panama:
On 2nd leg, Mr Naidu visited Panama where India and Panama have signed 2 agreements on the exemption of Visas for holders of Diplomatic and Official Passports and in the field of Agriculture. During the talks with Panamanian leaders, Mr Naidu also announced a total of US $ 25 million Line of Credit for setting up a Centre of Bio-diversity and Drug Tracking and a Centre for Innovation and Technology.
3. On 3rd Leg Visited Peru:
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu arrived in Peru on the third and final leg of his three-nation visit to Latin America. India and Peru signed an agreement in the field of Renewable Energy at Lima. The pact was signed in the presence of Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and the Prime Minister Cesar Villanueva Arevalo.
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Static/Current Takeaways Important for NABARD Grade-A Exam 2018-
- Guatemala Capital- Guatemala City, Currency- Guatemalan quetzal.
- Peru Capital- Lima, Currency– Sol.
- Panama Capital– Panama City, Currencies- United States Dollar, Panamanian balboa.