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India supports Syria's national reconstruction efforts: V Muraleedharan

Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan held a discussion with Vice Foreign Minister of Syria, HE Faysal Mekdad, at the India-Syria Ministerial Consultations on Thursday.

ANI | New Delhi | Updated: 04-09-2020 07:13 IST | Created: 04-09-2020 07:13 IST
India supports Syria's national reconstruction efforts: V Muraleedharan
Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan during a meeting with Vice Foreign Minister of Syria, HE Faysal Mekdad on Thursday.. Image Credit: ANI

Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan held a discussion with Vice Foreign Minister of Syria, HE Faysal Mekdad, at the India-Syria Ministerial Consultations on Thursday. During the meeting, Muraleedharan conveyed India's support for Syria's national reconstruction efforts.

"Had excellent discussions with HE Faysal Mekdad, Vice Foreign Minister of Syria at the India-Syria Ministerial Consultations this evening. Thank him for his warm sentiments towards India and its people," Muraleedharan tweeted. "Congratulated Syria on successful Elections to their People's Assembly and conveyed India's support for Syria's national reconstruction efforts and the well being of its people," the minister said.

The leaders also discussed measures to expedite bilateral development projects, increase cooperation in the capacity building between the two countries. "Discussed measures to expedite bilateral development projects, increase cooperation in capacity building and training programmes and expand India's humanitarian assistance to Syria including in the fight against COVID-19," he added. (ANI)


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