India, Guyana discuss bilateral issues

NEW DELHI, Jan 30: India and Guyana on Tuesday discussed steps to enhance cooperation in the areas of politics, trade and investment here.
Vice President and Foreign Minister of the Republic of Guyana Carl B Greenidge, on his first state visit to India, met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.
Ms Swaraj and FM of Guyana discussed steps to enhance cooperation in political, trade & investment, agriculture, pharmaceuticals, IT, capacity building, people-to-people contacts, in addition to cooperation in regional and multilateral fora at the delegation-level talks, the Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson tweeted on social site, Twitter.
Mr Greenidge who arrived here on Monday, is on a five-day visit along with a high-level delegation which includes Natural Resources Minister Raphael Trotman.
During his visit, he will also attend the Guyana-India Joint Commission and the Inter-Ministerial Consultations.
As per the data from the Ministry Of External Affairs Bilateral trade between India and Guyana was 34.71 million dollars for 2014-15 as compared to 31.47million dollars for 2013-14.
Guyana has one of the largest populations of Indian diaspora in the region.
(UNI)