Oct 30: The 8th India- Mexico Joint Commission Meeting was held on 29 October 2020 through Video-Conference. The Meeting was co-chaired by Dr. S. Jaishankar, External Affairs Minister of Republic of India (EAM), and H. E. Marcelo Ebrard, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the United Mexican States.
Taking stock of the bilateral relations, both sides appreciated the progress made in the bilateral trade and commercial relations between India and Mexico in recent years. The two sides agreed that given their respective economic strengths, growing regional and global profile, India and Mexico will further work on strengthening their ‘Privileged Partnership’.
The two sides discussed a number of issues and agreed to add new momentum to the relations in the fields of Trade and Commerce, Agriculture, Health, Space, Science & Technology, Energy, Culture & Education amongst others. They also underscored the importance of the Joint Commission mechanism in deepening political dialogue, reviewing bilateral and multilateral co-operation.
The two sides agreed to utilize their forthcoming term in the UN Security Council towards strengthening multilateralism and to make it more representative and effective. The two sides exchanged views on regional and international issues of mutual interest, especially in the context of the post-Covid economic recovery plans.
Based on their convergence of views on many global and regional issues, both sides agreed to coordinate closely at the multilateral fora.