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India and Guatemala sign MoU to cooperate in diplomatic training

India has signed an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with Guatemala for expanding cooperation in the area of diplomatic training.

India and Guatemala sign MoU to cooperate in diplomatic training

  • The MoU was signed between the Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu and his Guatemalan counterpart Dr. Jafeth Ernesto Cabrera Franco.
  • The two leaders participated in bilateral discussions.
  • During the discussions, areas like culture diversity, economic growth, agriculture and wildlife protection were under consideration.
  • The main focus was on core sectors such as pharmaceutical, cooperation in education, technology, conservation of wildlife, yoga, tourism and automobiles.
  • M. Venkaiah Naidu is on a five-day visit to Latin America's Guatemala, Peru and Panama.
  • Guatemala is the first country that Vice President Naidu is visiting as the VP of India.
  • Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu interacted with people of Indian origin at a reception hosted by ambassador of Guatemala.
  • It is the highest level delegation visit from India to Guatemala since diplomatic relationship began in 1972.
  • India and Guatemala also agreed to support each other’s candidature for Non-Permanent Membership in the United Nations Security Council.
  • Guatemala will support India’s candidature for UNSC membership for 2021-22 while India will do so for Guatemala for 2031-32.

Expected Questions

India has recently signed an MoU with which country regarding Cooperation in diplomatic training?
Guatemala

Who is the PM of Guatemala?
Jimmy Morales

What is the capital of Guatemala?
Guatemala City

Who is the current Vice President of India?
M Venkaiah Naidu

Which Article of the Indian Constituion envisages that there should be a VP of India?
Article 63

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