External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar participated in the India-CARICOM (Caribbean Community) Ministerial meeting and exchanged perspectives on health cooperation, digital linkages and capacity building.
Taking to Twitter, Jaishankar said, “A warm and friendly India-CARICOM Ministerial meeting this afternoon. Discussed our development partnership, health cooperation, digital linkages and capacity building. India-CARICOM is a true example of South-South solidarity.”
CARICOM group of countries in the developing world is considered to be one of the most advanced regional institutions.
Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, Trinidad and Tobago, Suriname, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, Saint Kitts and Nevis, together form CARICOM.
“Our meeting today strengthened a mutual resolve to make the voice of the Global South heard in world councils,” he added.
Jaishankar, who is on a 10-day visit to the United States, interacted with his counterparts from Madagascar, Moroccan and Span on the fifth day of his stay in New York.
Jaishankar is in the US for the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) meeting. He met the Foreign Minister of Madagascar, Richard Randriamandrato.