Prime Minister Modi meets Argentine President; conducts discussions to deepen business and cultural relations


Prime Minister Narendra Modi, ahead of the G7 summit, met with Argentinian President Alberto Fernandez and explored ways to further strengthen cultural and trade relations between the two nations. Earlier, Prime Minister Modi also addressed the Indian community living in Germany on June 26.

Prime Minister Modi tweeted about his meeting with the Argentine President and said, “Accelerating friendship with Argentina. [email protected] spoke with [email protected] in Munich. The two leaders discussed ways to deepen commercial and cultural ties between India and Argentina.”

India-Argentina relations

Trade relations

During the Argentine President’s state visit in February 2019, bilateral relations between the two nations were elevated to that of a strategic partnership. In addition to several meetings between senior officials of the two countries, in their respective countries, bilateral trade has also developed.

It reached an all-time high of $5.7 billion in 2021, with a growth rate of 72% in 2020. India’s exports to Argentina reached $1.4 billion while imports in from Argentina were $4.3 billion in the same year. In 2021, India became Argentina’s fourth largest trading partner, according to Argentina’s official statistical agency, INDEC.

Cultural relations

The following of some of the Indian social organizations in Argentina – Brahmakumari, Art of Living, Rama Krishna Mission, Sivananda Yoga and ISKCON is high. FM Felipe Solá participated in the conclusion of the [email protected] celebrations in Buenos Aires on October 02, 2020. In addition, President Alberto Fernández sent a letter to the Indian Prime Minister on this occasion.

The seven celebrations of International Yoga Day saw large-scale participation not only in the capital Buenos Aires, but in all provinces of the country.



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