India, Chile agree to work together to defeat terrorism

India and Chile have agreed to work together to strengthen the global response to defeat and destroy terrorism in all its forms and manifestations. President Ram Nath Kovind who was on an official visit to Chile said this after a brief Tete-a-Tete with his Chilean counterpart. President said that both countries committed themselves to further strengthen the economic partnership.

India and Chile signed three MOUs for cooperation in the fields of mining, culture and Empowerment of persons with disabilities. The agreements would further enhance engagement in economic, social and cultural fields between the two countries. Chile is the sixth largest trading partner of India in the Latin American region. 

Later President participated in India-Chile Business Forum and interacted with young scientists at the University of Chile. Mr Kovind was on a three-day visit to Chile on the third leg of his three-nation tour including Croatia and Bolivia.
On his journey back home, the President will make a transit halt in South Africa, where he will pay tribute to the late former South African president Nelson Mandela and interact with the Indian community. 

The Hindu

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