Netindian | 1/18/2010 12:00:00 AM
Tharoor to visit Colombia
Jan 18--Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor will pay an official visit to Colombia, Peru and Dominican Republic from January 18-25 as part of India's efforts to boost cooperation with Latin American countries.
An official press release said he would call on the President of Colombia Mr. Álvaro Uribe Vélez and other Ministers of his Cabinet. The visit to Colombia is coinciding with the celebrations of the establishment of 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between India and Colombia.
During the visit, an agreement for cooperation in health will be signed which will provide opportunities for joint research in medical health as well as open up further opportunities for Indian pharmaceutical companies in Colombia, it said.
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