Foreign Minister of Brazil Antonio Patriota Visited India
Foreign Minister of Brazil Antonio Patriota, reached India for a five day visit for the Bilateral and the IBSA Ministerial meetings.
Responding to the invitation of S. M. Krishna, External Affairs Minister of India, Foreign Minister of Brazil H. E. Antonio Patriota, reached India for a five day visit on 5 March 2011 for the Bilateral and the IBSA Ministerial meetings. During his visit Patriota met Indian Minister for Indian Overseas Affairs and Civil Aviation, Vyalar Ravi and signed the bilateral Air Services Agreement (ASA) on 8 March 2011. Also National Security Advisor of India and Patriota led their respective delegations for the 3rd India-Brazil strategic Dialogue on 5th March 2011. Foreign Minister of Brazil H. E. Antonio Patriota also met Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma with whom he discussed bilateral trade and investment issues and matters pertaining to WTO. The Foreign Ministers of both the countries held comprehensive discussions which covered all aspects of bilateral relations and multilateral issues such as the UNSC agenda, IBSA, BRICS, G-20, Doha Round, disarmament and non-proliferation, climate change and human rights.