Tag: MEA

Narendra Modi to visit Indonesia from November 14-16 to attend G20 summit: MEA

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Indonesian city of Bali from November 14 to 16 to attend the G20 summit, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) announced on Thursday. India will assume the Presidency of the powerful grouping from the current chair Indonesia on December 1. The G20 or Group of 20 is […]

Our focus is on trade, technology and tourism: MEA

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday said it is giving “utmost importance” to the economic diplomacy and promotion of the three Ts — trade, technology and tourism. External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said at a media briefing that the MEA is working to achieve the target of USD 400 billion […]

India hasn’t imposed travel curbs like some other countries: MEA on Omicron

NEW DELHI: India has not imposed any travel curbs like some other countries that have stopped flights from regions or nations they relate to Omicron but has intensified surveillance mechanisms and protocol for those who happen to come from ‘at risk’ countries, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Thursday. Asked about the ‘at […]

India gifting 2,000 metric tonnes of rice to Syria: MEA

NEW DELHI: India is gifting 2,000 metric tonnes of rice to Syria following a request from the Arab republic, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Friday. The first consignment of 1,000 metric tonnes of rice was handed over by Indian ambassador to Syria Hifzur Rahman to Syrian Minister of Local Administration Hussain Makhlouf at […]

India has requested China for early crew change for stranded Indians aboard 2 ships: MEA

NEW DELHI: India on Friday said its Ambassador in Beijing has taken up with the Chinese Vice Foreign Minister the issue of 39 Indian sailors stranded on two cargo ships in Chinese waters and requested early approval for crew change for Indian crew members aboard the two vessels. Citing coronavirus-related restrictions, Chinese authorities have not […]

MEA will help textiles ministry to promote silk in global markets

NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday assured that the textiles ministry to provide all support for promoting silk in global markets. Swaraj said that silk is a strong commodity and there is huge demand for it in the international markets. “I assure you that the ministry of external affairs will become a […]

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