The Minister for Commerce and Industry, Shri Suresh Prabhu held a number of bilateral meetings today in Buenos Aires, Argentina during the ongoing World Trade Organisation (WTO) Ministerial Conference.
The Minister for Commerce and Industry called on the President of Argentina, Mr. Mauricio Macri. The two leaders held discussion on a wide range of issues of bilateral cooperation.
The Minister also met the Minister of Economic Affairs, Education and Research of Switzerland, Mr. Johann N. Schneider-Amman. The two ministers discussed issues related to bilateral relations and ongoing negotiations on the India-EFTA.
Shri Prabhu also met the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Argentina, Mr. Jorge Faurie. The two ministers discussed issues related to bilateral matters which encompass political, economic, scientific and technological cooperation.
The Minister for Commerce and Industry also participated in the Business Forum: Plenary Session on Trade and Agriculture: ‘Promoting Food Security’ during the WTO Ministerial Conference today. Shri Prabhu during the panel discussion emphasised on the issue of food and nutrition security for India’s population.