In April last year, Jaishankar paid a visit to Guyana and called on PM Mark Phillips and discussed energy, disaster resilience, and defence cooperation…reports Asian Lite News
Guyana’s Prime Minister Brigadier (Ret’d) Mark Phillips will embark on his visit to India on February 6 and is scheduled to hold a meeting with President Droupadi Murmu at the Rashtrapati Bhawan.
Guyana PM Mark Phillips will arrive on Tuesday in New Delhi.
He will hold a meeting with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday at the Hotel Taj Palace.
Later in the evening, he will hold a meeting with President Murmu.
After his meeting with President Murmu, Phillips will meet Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar at the India Habitat Centre, the External Affairs Ministry confirmed.
Later, the Guyana PM will be attending programmes in Delhi and Agra from February 8 to February 10.
He will depart from India on February 11, according to the statement released by the MEA.
In April last year, Jaishankar paid a visit to Guyana and called on PM Mark Phillips and discussed energy, disaster resilience, and defence cooperation.
He also co-chaired the 5th India-Guyana Joint Commission Meeting with his Guyana counterpart Hugh Todd and held “comprehensive discussions” related to agriculture, energy, health and pharmaceuticals and defence cooperation.
He also said it is very natural to discuss cricket on a visit to Guyana, as he called the nation, the land of Rohan Kanhai and Lance Gibbs.
Moreover, Jaishankar, during his Guyana visit also celebrated Earth Day and planted a tree.
“Celebrated Earth Day in Georgetown by planting a Simarupa tree in this beautiful country. May this sapling grow and prosper reflecting the strength and vitality of the India-Guyana relationship,” the minister posted on X.
Jaishankar also met his counterpart from Saint Lucia, Alva Baptiste, in Guyana.
India’s relations with Guyana are warm and cordial, with a high degree of understanding. (ANI)