Dr Rajkumar Ranjan Singh to visit Timor-Leste

Oct 04: Minister of State of External Affairs Dr Rajkumar Ranjan Singh (MoS) paid an official visit to Timor-Leste from September 30- October 2, 2023, the first ministerial-level visit from India to Timor-Leste since 2018.

​During the visit, MoS called on President H.E. Mr Jose Ramos-Horta and Prime Minister H.E. Mr. Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao and discussed ways to further strengthen bilateral ties and cooperation in the fields of health, agriculture, trade, hydrocarbons, pharmaceuticals, education and capacity building. He also held talks with Foreign Minister H.E Mr. Bendito Dos Santos Freitas, and Minister of Trade and Industry, H.E. Mr. Filipus Nino Pereira and discussed how both countries can add momentum to bilateral cooperation, development partnership and capacity building.

​MoS also attended a detailed briefing on the health sector of the country at the WHO resident office in Dili. He also interacted with members of the Indian community and Indian professionals working in international organisations in Timor-Leste.

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