Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu has embarked on a three-nation visit to Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia today. He is accompanied by a high-level delegation. Vice President’s visit will be the first ever high level visit to the three Baltic countries. The visit takes place in the context of increasing political engagement, as well as intensified trade and commercial ties. The visit of Vice President to the three Baltics countries is to advance India’s outreach to the important countries in the region.
This visit will also provide an opportunity to brief the Baltic countries and get their views on enhanced opportunities for cooperation, thus further strengthening our existing friendly ties. Notably, India and Baltic countries have historical connect and common linguistic roots. The cutting edge technology and innovation ecosystems of the Baltic countries complement India’s huge market and appetite for these technologies.