H.E. Ms. Raquel Peña Rodríguez to visit India

Oct 03: At the invitation of the Vice President, Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar, the Vice President of the Dominican Republic, H.E. Ms. Raquel Peña Rodríguez, will pay an official visit to India from 03-05 October 2023. This will be the first-ever visit of the Vice President of the Dominican Republic to India.

The visit is significant as it takes place at a time when India-Dominican Republic’s bilateral relationship is entering its 25th year. The two countries established diplomatic relations on 04 May 1999.

During her visit, Vice President Raquel Peña Rodríguez will call on President Smt. Droupadi Murmu. She will hold discussions with Vice President Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar and other Indian dignitaries. She will also deliver a lecture on India-Dominican Republic relations at the Indian Council for World Affairs.

Dominican Republic is an important partner of India in the Latin America and Caribbean region. The visit of the Vice President of the Dominican Republic comes closely on the heels of that of External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar to that country in April 2023. It will provide another opportunity to continue high-level discussions to further deepen and broaden our mutually beneficial relationship.

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