External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is paying a three-day visit to Mexico beginning September 26, with an aim to boost bilateral cooperation in trade and investment as well as other areas.
The will be the first visit to Mexico by Jaishankar as External Affairs Minister.
During his visit, he will participate in the commemorative events of the 200th anniversary of the consolidation of Mexican Independence along with other world leaders.
“Minister of External Affairs, S. Jaishankar, will be paying an official visit to Mexico from 26-28 September 2021 at the invitation of his Mexican counterpart H.E Marcelo Ebrard Casaubon,” the MEA’s statement read.
“In addition to his meeting with Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard Casaubon, he will also call on the President of Mexico, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. The external affairs minister will also interact with the leading CEOs and the business community in Mexico,” it said.
In addition to his meeting with Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard, the External Affairs Minister will also call on the President of Mexico, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.
At present, Mexico is India’s second-largest trade partner in Latin America and a member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) alongside India for the 2021-22 period, according to the ministry.