Jaishankar exchanges views on global issues with Foreign Minister of Andorra

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar met with Andorran Foreign Minister Maria Ubach Font on Monday and exchanged views on several global issues of common concern, Trend reports quoting ThePrint.

This is Andorra’s very first official bilateral visit to India. Maria Ubach Font is on a three-day visit to strengthen bilateral ties between the two nations.

“Delighted to welcome FM @mubachfont on Andorra’s first-ever official bilateral visit to India. The friendship and general cooperation agreement we signed today will further strengthen our cooperation in the political, economic and commercial, health, tourism and others,” Jaishankar tweeted.

“Noted our close cooperation in multilateral forums and agreed to continue it. Exchange of views on several global issues of common concern,” he added.

Notably, Andorra is the 16th smallest country in the world by land and the 11th by population.

India and Andorra established ties in 1994, a year after the proclamation of Andorra’s constitution. In 2018, the first ever visit by an Indian minister, former MoS Steel Vishnu Deo visited the country.

The then MoS Steel handed an invitation from EAM Sushma Swaraj to FM Font to visit India.

According to the media, trade between the 2 countries is solid at 4.31 million.