PM Meets President of Timor-Leste

  • President of Timor-Leste, Dr. Jose Ramos Horta is visiting during 8-10 January 2024 to attend the 10th Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit in Gandhinagar.
  • Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi and President Horta met in Gandhinagar.
  • First ever Head of State or Government level visit between the two countries.
  • In September 2023, PM announced the opening of the Indian Mission in the country.
  • He offered assistance to Timor-Leste in capacity building, human resource development, IT, fintech, energy and healthcare including traditional medicine and pharma.
  • He invited Timor-Leste to join the International Solar Alliance (ISA) and the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI).
  • He congratulated President Horta for ASEAN’s in-principle decision to admit Timor-Leste as its 11th member and expressed hope for its attainment of full membership soon.
  • President Horta expressed strong support for India’s permanent membership of the UN Security Council.
  • India was one of the first countries to establish diplomatic ties with Timor-Leste in 2002.
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