About Us India and Uruguay

Embassy of India

Buenos Aires

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BRIEF ON INDIA-URUGUAY BILATERAL RELATIONS

 

Political Relations

 

The Embassy of India in Buenos Aires, Argentina, is concurrently accredited to Uruguay. Diplomatic relations between India and Uruguay were established in 1960. Uruguay has an Embassy in New Delhi and an Honorary Consulate in Mumbai.

 

 Bilateral Interactions

 

2.         The then Prime Minister of India Ms. Indira Gandhi visited Uruguay in 1968. The then Vice Presidents of Uruguay, Mr. Danilo Angel Astori Saragosa, and Dr. Hugo Fernandez Faingold visited India in 2011 and 1999 respectively.

 

3.         Ministerial level interactions and visits between the two countries have taken place from time to time. External Affairs Minister (EAM), Dr. S. Jaishankar, held a telephonic conversation with the then Uruguayan Foreign Minister Mr. Ernesto Talvi on 29 April 2020, and discussed issues on the bilateral agenda, as well as cooperation during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, Minister of Women and Child Development visited Uruguay and called on the Vice President of Uruguay, Ms. Lucia Topolansky on 16 November 2017. Foreign Minister of Uruguay, Mr. Rodolfo Nin Novoa visited India in October 2015 with a commercial delegation to participate in the India-LAC Conclave and also met External Affairs Minister and Commerce and Industry Minister.